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Fake Microsoft Office Activation Tech Support

Fake Microsoft Office Activation Tech Support

When you get infected with Fake Microsoft Office Activation Tech Support, you cannot simply close this annoying activation wizard. In fact, the panels shown to you may look very convincing and you may believe that you are actually seeing an MS Office suite activation. However, before long you sadly realize that there is no way for you to exit this wizard. As a matter of fact, our malware researchers at anti-spyware-101.com say that this malware infection is very similar to “Fake Windows Defender Prevented Malicious Software Tech Support,” “License has Expired +1-888-303-5121,” and “Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607” that have emerged in previous months. The identical trait these infections exhibit is that they all offer you a supposed toll-free technical support telephone number that should connect you to a Microsoft certified technician; at least, this is what you are lead to believe. Unfortunately, this technical support scam is all about cornering you to call this number so that schemers can make you purchase a “highly recommended” application or an annual service of some kind. What we recommend highly is that you remove Fake Microsoft Office Activation Tech Support as soon as possible. Let us tell you why. Read more »

1-877-884-5474 Google Security Warning Message

1-877-884-5474 Google Security Warning Message

1-877-884-5474 Google Security Warning Message is a fake security notification that will pop up on your browser. It will not allow you to close the window unless you call the number given in the message. As you can obviously tell from the name of this article, this message is absolutely fake, and there is nothing wrong with your computer. You most probably have some adware program installed, and this adware generates the pop-up. Therefore, to remove 1-877-884-5474 Google Security Warning Message from your system, you need to scan your PC and locate the program that initiates the notification. While you are at it, terminate all the other unwanted applications on-board. Read more »

(844) 465-8251

(844) 465-8251

An error message known as (844) 465-8251 is a particularly annoying one, and a fake one, to say the least. Usually, it is presented to you while you are surfing the web, meaning that it is designed to scare naive Internet users. If you ever encounter it as you are surfing the web make sure to ignore it as it is just a scam. Even though it is not malicious in itself, it is bothersome and could even signify that your personal computer might be running some other suspicious application. In this article, we provide further information about this particular error and highlight the potential dangers that surround it. Alongside such critical information, we present a few tips that should help you maintain a fully secure system at all times. Below we also provide a guide that should help you check your PC for any potentially unwanted or suspicious software. Read more »

Windows Support. Call TollFree: +1 -855-441-4421

Windows Support. Call TollFree: +1 -855-441-4421

If you find a suspicious and, at the same time, scary blue screen on your desktop claiming that you have to enter your Windows Product Key, a malware infection called Windows Support. Call TollFree: +1 -855-441-4421 may have slithered onto your computer. This fake error message has only one purpose and that is to trick you into paying money for an unnecessary and probably useless technical service or software. According to our malware researchers at anti-spyware-101.com, this infection is very similar to Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607, which is also a technical support scam. The idea behind such a scam is that you are made feel hopeless and helpless by a fake error message and you will be likely to call the given toll free telephone number, which, by the way, may not be free at all. If you want to be able to use your computer and use it safely, we recommend that you delete Windows Support. Call TollFree: +1 -855-441-4421 ASAP. For the details, please continue reading our article. Read more »

Windows Security Alert! 1-888-220-3607

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. Read more »

Warning Call (844) 763-5838

Warning Call (844) 763-5838

The Warning Call (844) 763-5838 message appears on your screen if you have specific applications installed on your computer. It is usually generated by a potentially unwanted program that is supposed to protect your computer from harm. Therefore, to get rid of all the annoying notifications and warning messages that pop up on your screen, you need to remove the programs that generate them. It might be hard to figure out which programs have to be deleted from your computer, so the optimal way to detect all the malicious applications, in this case, would be scanning your PC with a licensed antispyware tool. Read more »

An embedded page at Astrumpops.online

An embedded page at Astrumpops.online

An embedded page at Astrumpops.online is a fake alert that is presented to you if malware has modified your computer's settings. You should remove this false alert from your PC because it has been configured to promote a particular tech support phone number which we at Anti-spyware-101.com believe to be fictitious. This pop-up message is supposed to compel you into dialing the phone number by using scare tactics. It claims that your computer is infected with malware and, ironically, that is most likely the case, but this malware is related to An embedded page at Astrumpops.online. So if you see similar fake security alerts, then we suggest that you read this description. Read more »

A critical error Crash Screen call 1-844-208-3526

A critical error Crash Screen call 1-844-208-3526 is an annoying malware infection that can block your screen with a fake error message and force you to call the provided telephone number. You could call this program a technical support scam or a fake crash screen, but our malware researchers at anti-spyware-101.com have categorized it as a Trojan. The main reason behind it is that this infection spreads over the web through Trojan programs. This program enters your computer without your knowledge even though you need to initiate its download and execution as well. Who would not be frightened to find a full-screen error message on their monitor? A lot of unsuspecting users would definitely reach for the phone and call the supposed technical support telephone number. If you do not want to get scammed and pay for useless services and software, you should remove “A critical error Crash Screen call 1-844-208-3526” from your computer immediately. Read more »

Fake Windows Product Key Screen

Fake Windows Product Key Screen

Fake Windows Product Key Screen is a malicious program that might be trying to steal your Windows product key. Once the malware enters your system, it displays a fake Windows Product Key verification prompt that replaces your usual desktop. What’s more, it shows you a telephone number that is supposed to connect you with the Microsoft customer support services. However, the people that answer the phone do not work for Microsoft. Their main goal is to convince you that your computer is infected with malware and that you need a remote tech support. This tech support might be quite expensive, not to mention that it is completely unnecessary. The only thing that is wrong with your computer is this malware itself. Therefore, you should eliminate Fake Windows Product Key Screen from your system with no hesitation, and if you slide below the article, you will find the removal instructions. Read more »

FakeMsMessage

FakeMsMessage

FakeMsMessage is a serious computer infection which is classified as malware by our researchers. Luckily, this malicious software is rather primitive, so it will not be very difficult to get rid of it. You have to delete FakeMsMessage if you want to use your computer and surf the web normally again. As research carried out by our specialists has shown, this malicious program will block explorer and all the browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. This threat has been developed to extort money from users by asking them to pay a ransom for unlocking the system; however, it seems that FakeMsMessage does not work properly anymore because it does not show any pop-up messages. Even though it does not do that, it will not allow you to use your browsers or access your desktop. Luckily, you can change everything by deleting FakeMsMessage from your system. Read more »