All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked

What is All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked?

If you see a seemingly Microsoft Windows warning that locks your screen, it is possible that you infected your computer with All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked. This application is indeed a fake alert that does not let you use your computer unless you call the provided alleged technical support telephone number. As a matter of fact, our malware experts at have found a way for you to unlock your screen and remove All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked from your system. This threat is also known as a technical support scam since you are tricked into calling this number, but you will simply be offered to purchase useless software or service. We strongly recommend that you remove All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked as soon as possible because otherwise you will not be able to use your computer safely.test

Where does All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked come from?

The most likely way for you to end up with this fake alert locking your screen is to install a questionable application, such as PC Guardian. But this application can also seem to be a known or reputable one like Windows Media Player (wmplayer.exe); however, you may be installing it under questionable circumstances. For example, you may get redirected to a malicious page by clicking on a corrupt third-party advertisement or a compromised link on a suspicious website, and this page may promote the installation of an application or simply drop it in the background without your knowledge. You may also click on a third-party banner or pop-up ad, and this could directly install such questionable software.

Yet another option is that you download a software bundle in questionable ways and this package contains this fake alert software among other threats like potentially unwanted programs, adware programs, browser hijackers, Trojans, and so on. You can download such a package if you use shady torrent and freeware sites, you click on unsafe third-party content on suspicious websites (e.g., file-sharing, online betting, gaming, and porn). But it is also possible that your computer was formerly infected with adware and this is why you are presented with the unreliable ads that may result in your being infected again. All in all, we believe that it is important that after you delete All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked from your computer, you inspect your system by using a reputable online malware scanner.

How does All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked work?

This fake alert is different than most others since it does not display a fake Microsoft support page with fake pop-up alerts. This application locks your screen with its window that looks like a Windows error page, which can be quite deceiving to be frank. You are warned that there has been some suspicious activities detected on your system and this is why you are locked out to prevent further damage. You are told that sensitive information can be stolen from you and so on. But this is all fake. This threat is all about forcing you to call a toll-free telephone number for alleged technical support. We have found that this number  ("1-844-617-0786") may change after a period of time and is retrieved from We do not recommend that you contact these schemers because you could be scammed into revealing your personal and banking details as well as you may be asked to provide remote access for fixing this current issue or to supposedly protect your system. We advise you to remove All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked right away.

How do I delete All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked?

First of all, you need to unlock your screen. Now, you can do this by simply restarting your computer or you need to enter "8716098676542789" in the box at the bottom of this fake alert screen and click on the "Activate Now" button. If you choose to go with the latter option, you will also have to run "explorer.exe" so that you can use your computer. Once you unlock your PC, you can look for the responsible suspicious program and delete it. Please follow our instructions below but do not forget that this fake alert may only be one of several threats that could be hiding on your system. If you do not want to eliminate all possible threats manually, you can always choose to use a professional anti-malware program like SpyHunter to automatically take care of all your system security-related issues, present and future as well.

Run explorer.exe

  1. Launch your Task Manager by tapping Ctrl+Shift+Esc.
  2. Open the File menu and select Run new task.
  3. Enter "explorer.exe" and press OK.
  4. Exit the Task Manager.

Remove All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked from Windows

Windows XP

  1. Access the Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Pick Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the undesired application and press Remove.

Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10

  1. Press Win+R and enter control panel. Hit the Enter key.
  2. Open Uninstall a program.
  3. Select the undesired application and press Uninstall. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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