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What is Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607?

Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 is a fake warning that many users see on their screens. It is very likely that it appears to them when they open some kind of website because they have malicious software installed on their computers; however, the Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 pop-up might also appear on the screen if the hosts file has been modified on your computer, you have entered an untrustworthy website, or you have played an online video available on an untrustworthy webpage. If you see this fake pop-up because you have opened a bad website or played an online video, you will not see the message again; however, there is no doubt that malware is installed on your computer if you notice the presence of the Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 alert several times a day, especially when you are about to visit some kind of website. It means that you need to find the malware that it responsible for the presence of these pop-ups and erase it. Unfortunately, it is harder to do that than it looks but we are sure that you will manage to get rid of all the existing threats yourself after reading the report.testtest

What does Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 do?

As Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 is known to be a fake alert, it will keep appearing on your screen no matter which browser is your default one. Researchers have found that these fake pop-ups are hosted on, which means that users who see it are usually redirected to this website. It is impossible not to notice this fake alert because it will not only be displayed on your screen, but will also start playing a voice message immediately. The Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 pop-up is shown not without a reason. Specialists at believe that it is displayed for users to promote the telephone number 1-888-220-3607 which, as it is said in the message, belongs to the Microsoft Certified Technician (this pop-up will be shown after you click on the OK button of the first fake pop-up (“Your System has identified a potential threat”) you will be provided with):

Windows Security Alert!

Your Computer IP Address has been compromised!:
Your System is listed in Illegal 3rd Party Exploits, Including Proxies, Worms and Trojan Exploits.
This is a CRITICAL WARNING identified for your computer. You unknowlingly ignored earlier alerts as well, this may CRASH this system if not fixed with expert help .
The copy of this error has already been dispatched to your Internet Service Provider. In order to Prevent Further Damage or Hard Drive Crash, Please take Support Help.

Please contact Microsoft Certified Technician immediately.

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To be honest, we do not think that it is true because it has been found that this number is associated with the questionable website and NOT the Microsoft Corporation. The website promotes the “technical service” that can help users to solve “all technical related” problems. It does not seem to be a bad website at first sight; however, we still do not think that it can be fully trusted because it advertises itself using fake alerts. As Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 pop-ups are fake and the telephone number it advertises is associated with the suspicious service, we suggest that you ignore those ads and do not dial the provided number even though it is said to be toll-free.

Where do Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 pop-ups come from?

Specialists have conducted research and found that users usually see Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 pop-ups because they have malware installed on their computers. In most cases, ad-supported programs and potentially unwanted programs are responsible for the presence of these fake alerts, so you will have to detect and delete them all from your system in order to eliminate Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 pop-ups once and for all. It is not easy to find malware because it usually hides deep on the system. Fortunately, there is a quicker way to find all those threats. All you need to do is to download and install the diagnostic SpyHunter scanner and then perform the scan. We are sure it will find existing threats for you and provide you with a list of threats.

How to delete Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607

If you see Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 pop-ups every day, it is very likely that you have malware installed on your computer or your hosts file has been modified without your permission. Malware should disappear after you delete suspicious software through Control Panel and reset browsers; however, if it happens that you still see Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607 pop-ups after you do that, we suggest scanning the system with an automatic malware remover. Do not forget to check the hosts file too (you will find instructions below the article).

Remove Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607

Windows XP

  1. Navigate to the bottom-left corner and click on the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the program and click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click on the unwanted program.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8/8.1/10

  1. Launch RUN (Windows key + R).
  2. Enter Control Panel and tap Enter.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Find the undesirable software and right-click on it.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
  2. Click Internet Options and then open the Advanced tab.
  3. Find and click on the Reset button.
  4. Mark the Delete personal settings button.
  5. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+H simultaneously to open the Help menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox.
  5. Click on the Refresh Firefox button again.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+F.
  3. Select Settings and scroll down.
  4. Click Show advanced settings.
  5. Click on the Reset settings button.
  6. Click Reset.

Edit the hosts file

  1. Launch RUN.
  2. Type c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts in the box and click OK.
  3. Open the hosts file with Notepad.
  4. Delete suspicious entries.
  5. Open the File (top-left corner of the file) tab and then click Save.
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