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About You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today

You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today is a false alert claiming that your computer has been infected with malware or ran into a severe problem. This is a typical tech-support scam that uses scare tactics to pressure users into calling certain numbers where they would be requested to provide remote access to their operating system. If you’re dealing with advertising-supported software , it would not be shocking if the advertisements were highly invasive and appeared over and over again. You could have encountered the adware contamination when you were installing free programs. You just need to not fall for these scams, the ads are not dangerous themselves. The con artists on the other side of the phone would ask you to give remote access to your operating system, and then ensure that they have fixed the issue (which doesn’t even exist in the first place), for which they would charge you a lot of money. Permitting some dubious tech-support to have remote access to your operating system may turn out to be a very bad idea, so you must be cautious. And when it comes to this pop-up, don’t pay any attention to it, it’s not real. If you want the warnings to disappear, all you need to do is uninstall  You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today.

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How does it behave

An advertising-supported application is generally packages together with free software. A lot of free applications come together with certain offers adjoined to them, and you won’t see them if you use Default settings during installation. Instead of Default, you should use Advanced or Custom mode. If you notice any items attempting to install, unmark them. And if you feel they might be of use, keep in mind that they didn’t intend to properly disclose their installation, and you would have unknowingly installed them. It’s crucial that you pay attention when installing programs because otherwise, you will have to uninstall You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today or similar over and over again.

The majority of tech-support scams are identical, they all want people to think that their OS has encountered an issue. Scammers will create all kinds schemes, such as malicious programs, licensing or system problems. The alert will also attempt to intimidate you by warning you about data breaches and leaked information because this urges inexperienced users. People would then be suggested to call tech-support using the supplied number, where they would be deceived. Real companies won’t ask you to call them, and especially not via some random pop-up, so next time you come across similar adverts, remember that. For example, if Apple or Microsoft is requesting you to call them, you are obviously being scammed. The scammers would attempt to solve a fictional issue on your system, for which you would be charged a lot of money. Tech-support scams aren’t dangerous to regular computer users as they don’t even resemble real alerts but less computer knowledgeable people might fall for them because they have not come across one before. It’s not difficult to imagine why somebody would fall for these scams because if they’re frequently showing up, they might look somewhat real. If you are still in doubt about whether the alert is legitimate, use a trustworthy search engine to look into it. The first results will definitely prove it is a scam. Now that it’s been confirmed to be a scam, you may ignore the alert without worrying about some type of malware on your computer, and can deal with the actual problem. If it’s ad-supported software that’s causing them, you will have to find and delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today advertising-supported program to make them go away.

You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today uninstallation

You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today uninstallation is pretty easy, so there should not be any problems with the process. You could pick to either terminate You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today by hand or automatically. If you go with the former, you will have to locate the infection yourself, but we’ll give removal instructions below. If you would prefer to eliminate You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today automatically, obtain spyware removal software. After you take care of the infection, the pop-ups should no longer appear.

Learn how to remove You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today from your computer

Step 1. How to delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today from Windows?

a) Remove You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today related application from Windows XP

  1. Click on Start
  2. Select Control Panel winxp-start Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  3. Choose Add or remove programs winxp-control-panel Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  4. Click on You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today related software winxp-add-remove-program Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  5. Click Remove

b) Uninstall You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today related program from Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open Start menu
  2. Click on Control Panel win7-start Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  3. Go to Uninstall a program
  4. win7-control-panel Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  5. Select You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today related application
  6. Click Uninstall win7-remove-program Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today

c) Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today related application from Windows 8

  1. Press Win+C to open Charm bar win8-charm-bar Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  2. Select Settings and open Control Panel win8-menu-control-panel Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  3. Choose Uninstall a program win8-programs-features Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  4. Select You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today related program
  5. Click Uninstall win8-uninstall-program Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today

d) Remove You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today from Mac OS X system

  1. Select Applications from the Go menu. mac-os-x-go-menu Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  2. In Application, you need to find all suspicious programs, including You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today. Right-click on them and select Move to Trash. You can also drag them to the Trash icon on your Dock. mac-os-x-application-trash Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today

Step 2. How to remove You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today from web browsers?

a) Erase You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and press Alt+X
  2. Click on Manage add-ons ie-alt-x Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  3. Select Toolbars and Extensions
  4. Delete unwanted extensions ie-toolbars-extensions Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  5. Go to Search Providers
  6. Erase You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today and choose a new engine ie-search-provider Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  7. Press Alt+x once again and click on Internet Options ie-menu Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  8. Change your home page on the General tab ie-option-general Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  9. Click OK to save made changes

b) Eliminate You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla and click on the menu
  2. Select Add-ons and move to Extensions firefox-menu-options Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  3. Choose and remove unwanted extensions firefox-extensions Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  4. Click on the menu again and select Options firefox-menu Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  5. On the General tab replace your home page firefox-homepage Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  6. Go to Search tab and eliminate You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today firefox-search-engines Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  7. Select your new default search provider

c) Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and open the menu
  2. Choose More Tools and go to Extensions chrome-more-menu Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  3. Terminate unwanted browser extensions chrome-extensions Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  4. Move to Settings (under Extensions) chrome-set-pages Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  5. Click Set page in the On startup section chrome-set-homepage Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  6. Replace your home page
  7. Go to Search section and click Manage search engines chrome-manage-search Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  8. Terminate You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today and choose a new provider

d) Remove You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today from Edge

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge and select More (the three dots at the top right corner of the screen). edge-menu Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  2. Settings → Choose what to clear (located under the Clear browsing data option) edge-settings Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  3. Select everything you want to get rid of and press Clear. edge-clear-browsing-data Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  4. Right-click on the Start button and select Task Manager. task-manager-open Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  5. Find Microsoft Edge in the Processes tab.
  6. Right-click on it and select Go to details. task-manager-processes Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  7. Look for all Microsoft Edge related entries, right-click on them and select End Task. task-manager-end-task Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today

Step 3. How to reset your web browsers?

a) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and click on the Gear icon
  2. Select Internet Options ie-menu Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  3. Move to Advanced tab and click Reset ie-advanced-tab Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  4. Enable Delete personal settings
  5. Click Reset ie-reset-window Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  6. Restart Internet Explorer

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla and open the menu
  2. Click on Help (the question mark) firefox-menuhelp Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  3. Choose Troubleshooting Information firefox-menu-help Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  4. Click on the Refresh Firefox button firefox-reset Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  5. Select Refresh Firefox

c) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome and click on the menu chrome-menu Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  2. Choose Settings and click Show advanced settings chrome-advanced-menu Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  3. Click on Reset settings chrome-reset Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  4. Select Reset

d) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari browser
  2. Click on Safari settings (top-right corner)
  3. Select Reset Safari... safari-reset-menu Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  4. A dialog with pre-selected items will pop-up
  5. Make sure that all items you need to delete are selected safari-reset Delete You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today
  6. Click on Reset
  7. Safari will restart automatically

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