'Play Now Radio' Pop-Up
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|Threat Level:||20 % (Normal)|
|First Seen:||February 28, 2014|
|Last Seen:||May 12, 2023|
The 'Play Now Radio' pop-up is associated with Potentially Unwanted Program infections, a particular adware or PUPs designed to deliver advertisements to affected Web browsers. These types of components are usually responsible for causing a wide variety of advertisement and pop-up windows on affected Web browsers, the 'Play Now Radio' pop-up being one of these. If your Web browser is displaying the 'Play Now Radio' pop-up constantly, this may mean that you are either visiting a website with poorly regulated advertisement content or that a PUP is installed on your Web browser. If content like the 'Play Now Radio' pop-up only appears when you visit a particular URL, then it is probable that what is causing the problem is the website's advertisement content itself rather than your Web browser. However, if the 'Play Now Radio' pop-up appears whenever you visit any website and is accompanied by a sidebar or banner on your Web browser as well as other symptoms, then this may indicate the presence of a PUP. Malware researchers strongly advise removing immediately any PUPs associated with the 'Play Now Radio' pop-up from your Web browser to prevent additional problems.
PUPs Linked to the 'Play Now Radio' Pop-Up and Other Possible Symptoms
As mentioned above, the 'Play Now Radio' pop-up may appear because of a PUP infection. This means that the 'Play Now Radio' pop-up may be causing numerous other symptoms, which may include the following:
- Content associated with the 'Play Now Radio' pop-up may make unwanted changes to your Web browser's settings, such as changing the default search engine or homepage.
- The 'Play Now Radio' Pop-Up may also be associated with Web browser redirects or the opening of new tabs on your Web browser. The main goal of PUPs linked to the 'Play Now Radio' pop-up is usually to expose computer users to websites they do not wish to visit as a way of promoting this type of content.
- PUPs associated with the 'Play Now Radio' pop-up may cause Web browser performance issues, making it connect slowly to the Internet or freeze or crash frequently.
8 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.
|Sophos||Generic PUA MH|
SpyHunter Detects & Remove 'Play Now Radio' Pop-Up
'Play Now Radio' Pop-Up may create the following directory or directories:
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