Popups and redirects on your computer

These may be the symptoms of malicious software ('malware') that has been installed on your computer. You may also notice:

  • Unwanted redirects
  • Altered Google search results
  • Unwanted browser toolbars or side-search bars
  • Slow speed

Malware affects your ability to control your own computer, and can include programs that compromise the security of your Google Account, delete data on your computer, steal credit card numbers, and access other personal information.

Learn how to remove unwanted software from your computer.