About this infection
Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam bogus warnings are are likely brought about by an adware or you got redirected from some shady site. The main goal of these fake warnings is to deceive users into dialing alleged tech-support who would attempt to gain remote access to a OS or sell worthless programs or services. If these alerts are brought about by an adware, they will be very invasive, show up over and over again, no matter how many times you close them. You might have ran into the ad-supported application contamination if you did not pay attention during freeware installation. You don’t need to worry about the warnings somehow endangering your computer, and unless you dial the provided number, you will be fine. The reason calling them would be a mistake is because you would be scammed out of a lot of money, or they would set up some type of malware. Not only should you never call the numbers in these suspicious ads, you should pause before you permit some suspicious technicians to gain remote access to your system. And when it comes to this pop-up, don’t pay any attention to it, it is not legitimate. And if you just erase Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam the adware, the ads should no longer appear.
Why are the pop-ups popping up
The frequent way to get an adware is via free software bundles. If the software comes together with additional offers, picking Default settings would be a mistake since the offers will not be visible. We advise opting for Advanced or Custom settings since otherwise, you will not be able to deselect the offers. Those settings will make all added items visible, and you just need to deselect them. We suggest that you always unmark everything because if you weren’t properly informed about their installation, they don’t belong on your PC. It’s important that you pay attention to how you install programs and where you get them from because otherwise, you will have to eliminate Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam or similar regularly.
These types of fake ads intend to fool users into believing that there is something wrong with their OS. You’re possibly seeing a supposed malware, licensing or computer problems, because con artists aren’t very creative when it comes to scenarios, and they are all basically identical. Since scare tactics are notably effective with less-computer savvy users, the advert will also warn you about possible data loss or leak. A phone number would also be flashing somewhere, which would allegedly connect you to tech-support people who would fix the problem. Take into account that real software or security company will never ask users to call them. So if you get a warning from Apple, Microsoft, or some other technology company, and are required to call them, you’re being fooled. These con artists would try to convince you that your system has a problem, and while they could fix it, it would cost money. While to more computer experienced people tech-support scams can seem really transparent, less computer savvy people might believe them, which is why those scams are still around. Even if you dismiss the first pop-up, it would pop-up again and again later on, so someone falling for such a scam is not a scenario that is hard to imagine. However, if you just use a reliable search engine to look into it, everything would become clear at once. Probably, the very first result will prove that it is a scam. So don’t pay any attention to the alerts while you deal with the problem. If the warnings are appearing constantly, you will need to locate and terminate Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam adware.
Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam elimination
We doubt you will have trouble with Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam uninstallation because it is not hard. Depending on how experienced you are with computers, there are two ways to uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam, you may opt to do it by hand or automatically. The by hand way might be more time-consuming but we have placed instructions to help you below. If you wish to delete Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam automatically, download spyware removal software, and let it take care of everything. After you take care of the threat, the alerts should no longer pop up.
Learn how to remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from your computer
- Step 1. How to delete Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Windows?
- Step 2. How to remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from web browsers?
- Step 3. How to reset your web browsers?
Step 1. How to delete Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Windows?
a) Remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam related application from Windows XP
- Click on Start
- Select Control Panel
- Choose Add or remove programs
- Click on Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam related software
- Click Remove
b) Uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam related program from Windows 7 and Vista
- Open Start menu
- Click on Control Panel
- Go to Uninstall a program
- Select Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam related application
- Click Uninstall
c) Delete Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam related application from Windows 8
- Press Win+C to open Charm bar
- Select Settings and open Control Panel
- Choose Uninstall a program
- Select Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam related program
- Click Uninstall
d) Remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Mac OS X system
- Select Applications from the Go menu.
- In Application, you need to find all suspicious programs, including Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam. Right-click on them and select Move to Trash. You can also drag them to the Trash icon on your Dock.
Step 2. How to remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from web browsers?
a) Erase Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Internet Explorer
- Open your browser and press Alt+X
- Click on Manage add-ons
- Select Toolbars and Extensions
- Delete unwanted extensions
- Go to Search Providers
- Erase Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam and choose a new engine
- Press Alt+x once again and click on Internet Options
- Change your home page on the General tab
- Click OK to save made changes
b) Eliminate Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla and click on the menu
- Select Add-ons and move to Extensions
- Choose and remove unwanted extensions
- Click on the menu again and select Options
- On the General tab replace your home page
- Go to Search tab and eliminate Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam
- Select your new default search provider
c) Delete Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Google Chrome
- Launch Google Chrome and open the menu
- Choose More Tools and go to Extensions
- Terminate unwanted browser extensions
- Move to Settings (under Extensions)
- Click Set page in the On startup section
- Replace your home page
- Go to Search section and click Manage search engines
- Terminate Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam and choose a new provider
d) Remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Edge
- Launch Microsoft Edge and select More (the three dots at the top right corner of the screen).
- Settings → Choose what to clear (located under the Clear browsing data option)
- Select everything you want to get rid of and press Clear.
- Right-click on the Start button and select Task Manager.
- Find Microsoft Edge in the Processes tab.
- Right-click on it and select Go to details.
- Look for all Microsoft Edge related entries, right-click on them and select End Task.
Step 3. How to reset your web browsers?
a) Reset Internet Explorer
- Open your browser and click on the Gear icon
- Select Internet Options
- Move to Advanced tab and click Reset
- Enable Delete personal settings
- Click Reset
- Restart Internet Explorer
b) Reset Mozilla Firefox
- Launch Mozilla and open the menu
- Click on Help (the question mark)
- Choose Troubleshooting Information
- Click on the Refresh Firefox button
- Select Refresh Firefox
c) Reset Google Chrome
- Open Chrome and click on the menu
- Choose Settings and click Show advanced settings
- Click on Reset settings
- Select Reset
d) Reset Safari
- Launch Safari browser
- Click on Safari settings (top-right corner)
- Select Reset Safari...
- A dialog with pre-selected items will pop-up
- Make sure that all items you need to delete are selected
- Click on Reset
- Safari will restart automatically
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