Monday, August 17, 2015

How to Remove Popup? Get Rid of Fake System Alert

“I downloaded Windows 10 about a week ago and all was good until yesterday when we started getting, tells me to call a phone number, which I am not comfortable with. Thank goodness I have Chrome as a short cut on my desktop or I wouldn't be able to get on line. How do I fix this?”

What is is notorious as a fake system warning. It can affect many internet browsers (Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer). It often shows alerts, saying that your PC has infected with certain kind of virus and urge you to call the tech support hotline for tech support. Actually, this pop-up is an online scam that misleads users to pay for the remote assistance. You should ignore and remove this fake alert.

Usually, can modify your browser settings and trigger numerous dangerous issues and add harmful files to your system. It can make your computer vulnerable and exploit your system loopholes to download more viruses to your computer. Typically, it will freeze your browser. You should first close this nasty domain by ending your browser processes (iexplorer.exe, foirefox.exe, or chrome.exe).

How to Remove

This pop-up can be nasty and tricky. You should be alert on the issue similar like it. Please note that system alerts will never notice you through internet. You can follow the removal guides below to remove it.

The best method you should try will be SpyHunter – An adaptive spyware detection and removal tool that delivers ongoing protection against the latest malware, trojans, rootkits and malicious software.

Click the icon to get SpyHunter

Download SpyHunter

After all the installation processes, you can fix all the detected threats.

SpyHunter-Fix threats

Method 1: Watch Relevant Removal Video for Help

Method 2: Manually Erase from IE/FF/Chrome

Step 1: End suspicious process in Windows Task Manager.

Right click the blank Windows Taskbar and select Start Task Manager to open. If your IE is infected and stuck in, you should end the main iexplorer.exe. FF and Chrome are respectively corresponding to firefox.exe and chrome.exe.

Step 2: Remove PUP from control panel.

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Slide the mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of your screen.
  2. Click Settings on the Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove PUP.
Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove PUP.
Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall PUP.

Step 3: Erase from local disk.

Show hidden folder: start menu >> type 'folder options' and hit enter >> 'View' >> show hidden folder

Delete suspicious files from the folders below.

C:\Program Files\<random>

Step 4: Delete corrupted registry entries.

Press Win & R on your keyboard. Type 'regedit' and hit enter.

Click Edit > Find...


After finishing all these steps, you may have already get rid of this browser hijacker. Good luck to you.

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