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Troubleshooting Steps To MICROSOFT VIRUS ALERT RRS feed

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  • Displayed via a malicious website, "MICROSOFT VIRUS ALERT" is a fake error claiming that the system has detected suspicious activity. In most cases, users visit this website inadvertently - they're redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that infiltrate systems without permission. as well as causing redirects, PUPs deliver intrusive advertisement's, gather sensitive data, & sometimes misuse system resources to run unnecessary background processes.


    What is VIRUS ALERT FROM MICROSOFT?

    STEP 1. Uninstall deceptive applications using control panel.

    STEP 2. Remove adware from Internet Explorer.

    STEP 3. Remove rogue extensions from Google Chrome.

    STEP 4. Remove potentially unwanted plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox.

    STEP 5. Remove rogue extensions from Safari.

    STEP 6. Remove rogue plug-ins from Microsoft Edge.


    Removal of potentially unwanted programs:

    Windows 7 users:
    Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your system), choose control panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.

    Click Start, choose Settings and click control panel. Locate and click Add or Remove Programs.


    Windows 10 and Windows 8 users:
    Right-click in the lower left corner of the display, in the Quick Access Menu select control panel. in the opened window choose Programs and Features.


    Mac OSX users:
    Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Application's folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon & select Empty Trash.

    In the uninstall programs window, search for any suspicious/recently-installed applications, select these entries and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".

    After uninstalling the potentially unwanted program, scan your pc for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your pc , use recommended malware removal software.
    Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:32 AM