Remove “Codec Performer Update is Recommended” pop-up virus (Removal Guide)

remove codec performer update is recommended virusCodec Performer Update is Recommended ads or popups appears in your browser, for example and in our case at Google Chrome, but it might also happen in Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox with another message affecting that specific browser. This Codec Performer Update is Recommended ads are caused by malicious software. This malicious software use popups to promote ads thru this website. This  Codec Performer Update is Recommended ads are simply used to send traffic to partners in order to make money from these ads.

This malicious software that cause the Codec Performer Update is Recommended scam, are made for one thing, and one thing only. To investigate your browsing behavior and to make money by advertisements. The distributors often pack the so called update or software with more adware to install onto your computer. This is just a scam nothing more or less, do not fall for it (as you obviously didn’t otherwise you won’t be here, don’t you.)

It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.

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