Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP
Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP is a tricky browser hijacker which pretends to be a legit website that serves the users as Microsoft support. In fact, it is a phishing website used to scam PC users into buying remote tech service which charges a lot. When you install unsafe free software, visit porn website, update apps from nonofficial websites and open spam email, Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP can get into your system. As soon as hacking into your system, Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP will first alter your browser’s default setting and take over the browser completely. Thus when you try to use your Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge and IE, you would find that Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP pops up all the time.
It will warn you that some errors are detected and you need to fix it with their Microsoft support, which is bogus Windows support. The worst part is that, some other viruses related to the Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP redirect virus may lurk into your system and facilitate the hacker to collect your confidential information such as banking account and password, then you will sustain big money loss. From all these information, we can 100% confirm that Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP is never what appears to be, and its evil nature behind appearance will cause big trouble to your system. In order to protect your precious data and computer, you need to completely get rid of it immediately with no hesitance.
Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP Is Big Threat
#1. It virus modifies Windows registry entries and system settings without your permission
#2. It corrupts your routine applications
#3. It virus may download other malware infections onto your computer
#4. It can open up system backdoors and let hackers take control of your infected machine
#5. It virus has the ability to gather your vital and confidential info
Manually Remove Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP from Windows OS
If you have computer security problems on Mac OS, please read this Mac Guide – How to Clean and Protect Your Mac?
(NOTE: Bookmark this page first because some steps may close your web browser or restart computer)
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If you believe that your computer has been infected with malware, you should consider using Wipersoft Anti-malware to search for Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP and other infections. Wipersoft is a professional Anti-malware Tool designed to identity, block and remove malware for PC.
Step 1.Remove Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP related extension from Microsoft Edge/ Chrome/Firefox/IE
Note – If you cannot find or remove a malicious extension, please read next step.
1. Press Win + R keys at the same time to launch Run box >> Then input: “Control Panel” and click OK
2. In Control Panel, click on Uninstall a program
3. In the Programs and Features window, right click on apps that may be related with Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP, then click Uninstall/Change. Then select Uninstall option.
Note – If you cannot find or remove malicious program, please continue the below steps.
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Virus and malware may hide its files in different locations of PC. If you are not able to locate files of Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP, you can try Wipersoft’s Malware Detection Tool to see if it will detect the unsafe files for you:
1. Open Registry Editor first:
- Press Win [Windows key] + R on your keyboard.
- Type regedit in the Run box and hit OK
2. Find out and remove all harmful registry files that may be related with Microsoft Warning Alert SCAM POP-UP:
(Do Not Delete Any Registry File If You’re Not Familiar with It)
Wrong operation in Registry Editor might harm your computer.If you are not able to locate and identify the nasty registry files, we recommend using Wipersoft Anti-malware and see if it will find out unsafe registry files of infection for you. This may save you hours and avoid risks.
Reset Microsoft Edge
1. Select More (…) on the address bar, then click Settings
2. click “Choose what to clear”
3. Select all the options and then click Clear button
1. Open Chrome, then click “Customize and control Google Chrome” button >> click Settings
2. Scroll down to the bottom, then click on Show advanced settings button
3. After clicking on Show advanced settings button, scroll down to the bottom and click on Reset browser settings button
. A message box will pop up to inform that your browser settings will be restored to their original defaults, click Reset button when it appears:
1. Open Firefox, then click on Firefox button, then Click on Help button, then Click on Troubleshooting Information
2. At the Troubleshooting Information page, click on Reset Firefox
3. A message box will pop up to let you confirm that you want to reset Firefox to its initial state, click Reset Firefox button when it appears:
Reset Internet Explorer
1. Open Internet Explorer, then click on Tools, then click on Internet Options
2. On the Internet Options window: click on Advanced tab, then click Reset button
3. A message box will pop up to let you confirm that you want to reset all Internet Explorer Settings, click Reset button when it appears:
4. When the resetting process is done, you’ll see this message box, click Close
5. You’ll need to restart your Internet Explorer to complete the resetting process.
Tips for Threat Prevention
– Always running professional Antivirus or Antimalware and keep Firewall ON;
– Create System Restore Point regularly and back up important personal files;
– Avoid downloading free programs from unknown third party shared sites;
– Regularly update system via automatic system update;
– Don’t access porn sites or similar sites which are potentially harmful;
– Avoid opening any attachments of unknown emails.