Thursday, January 14, 2016

Easy 1-888-382-7416 Popup Removal Guide – How to Delete “YOUR MICROSOFT COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED” Malware from PC?

Has anyone else come across a popup that asks you to contact Microsoft at 1-888-382-7416? Is it disturbing for your internet browsing? Do you want to remove this troublesome tech support scam? If you answer is YES, you can read the passage below to learn best malware guide.

What is 1-888-382-7416 Popup?

1-888-382-7416 Popup is a fake system alert that often comes after your computer gets infected by some adware, potentially unwanted programs, or even malware. This popup usually comes with the message like this:


Windows System Alert!!
System has been infected due to unexpected error!
Please Contact Microsoft 1-888-382-7416 Immediately!
to unblock your computer.

Registry Failure of Operating System.
Error Code: rundll32.exe
ect.. etc.. etc..

Please don’t call the number, or you may be asked to allow remote hackers to access and control your computer and you may be required to pay the service. Actually, the popup you get is designed to promote the tech support scam number. Please do ignore it and remove it from your computer as early as you can.

Once infected, your computer will run weirdly and your browsers (including IE, Firefox, and Chrome) will be redirected from time to time. Or your browser default settings will be completely changed. As a result, you will find this annoying popup taking over your browser default homepage and lock your browsers. What’s worse, there will be more infections appearing in your computer. They can damage your system, decrease your PC performance, and even steal your sensitive data. It is dangerous if your computer gets infected by 1-888-382-7416 Popup.

How to Remove 1-888-382-7416 Popup & Potential Malware?

There may be some unwanted programs in your computer and add-ons on your browser. You should remove all of them and then restore your important settings. Here is a removal video and a manual guide below that you can refer to.

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Method 1: Watch Relevant Removal Video for Help

Method 2: Manually Erase 1-888-382-7416 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 1-888-382-7416, you should end the main iexplorer.exe. FF and Chrome are respectively corresponding to firefox.exe and chrome.exe.

Step 2: Remove Bedidfbcif and ProPCCleaner 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 unwanted program.
Windows Vista & Windows 7

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

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

Step 3: Remove browser hijacker from your browser and restore changes.

Internet Explorer

1. Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Manage add-ons.

2. From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select suspicious toolbar and right click on the item and the click Disable.

3. On Search Providers, remove unwanted search provider from the list and enable the one you want.

4. Click the General tab and move to the Home Page. Overwrite/remove the Home Page URL and click OK.

5. Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Internet Option > advanced > reset

Mozilla Firefox

1. Click on the button at the top right corner to open Menu > Add-ons > Extensions

2. Find suspicious related add-ons and delete them.

3. Simultaneously tap Alt+T keys and select Options. Click the General tab and move to the Home Page. Overwrite/remove the Home Page URL and click OK.

4. Open Firefox, press Alt + H, and select Troubleshooting Information > reset

Google Chrome.

1. Click on the Customize icon(wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.

2. Find suspicious related add-ons and delete them

3. Move to Search and click Manage search engines…Click X on the URL of the search tool you want to remove. Click Done.

4. Select settings > advanced settings > reset

Step 4: Erase 1-888-382-7416 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 5: 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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