Do you know what Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert is?
Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert can show up on your screen any time when you get redirected to a certain malicious webpage and scare you enough to install a worthless piece of software that may even pose a threat to your system security. Similar threats like "WANNACRY DETECTED fake alert" and "Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam" usually provide their potential victims a toll-free phone number to call, which is supposed to be a technical support number. However, in these cases you are simply connected to a salesperson trying to sell you a service or an application. In this case, you are simply offered a choice to install a security tool that can allegedly help you solve this made-up security issue. Our researchers say that it is important that you close your browser and remove Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert by identifying all possibly related infections and threats.
This fake alert is shown when you land on a malicious page like a3bl.today. Our research shows that this site may be down already but this usually does not stop cyber criminals from creating new ones. This page can appear in your browser when you are forwarded to it. There are two reasons for such redirection. You may click on an advertisement on a questionable website or on a corrupt link on a modified search results page presented by an unreliable search engine. If this is how you may have ended up with this fake alert in your browser, chances are your PC is not even infected so you can simply delete Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert by exiting your browser.
Of course, there is little chance that there is not one single threat on your computer anyway. This fake alert can also show up when your computer is in fact infected with adware programs or other threats capable of redirection. You can infect your system with such threats when installing a free program you downloaded from a questionable website like a torrent or shareware page. These sites generally promote software bundles that may carry potentially unwanted programs as well as malware infections on top of a possibly working, legitimate free program. But it is also possible to infect your system with such a package when you click on the wrong third-party banner or pop-up ads on suspicious websites. This is why we suggest that after you delete Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert, you run a full-system scan with a reliable malware scanner.
This fake alert is a bit different from its peers because it does not provide you with a supposed technical support via telephone. It simply states that your computer may have a virus and your important personal and banking data could be in danger. If you want to remove this threat, you need to click on the Yes button; at least, this is what you are led to believe. Let us remind you that you are dealing with a fake alert, which means that nothing good comes out of clicking Yes. You would simply drop yet another questionable software onto your system like you do not have enough of those already. Since you do not know anything about this program, it may as well spy on you and send information about you and your system to schemers. All in all, we think that it is important that you remove Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert as soon as possible.
If you are ready to take action, you can reset all your main browsers as a start. This should take care of all the browser-related threats. If you want to be more thorough, you can also uninstall all the questionable applications you have installed recently. Please follow our instructions below this article if you need assistance. But remember that there may be more difficult-to-detect infections on board, too. And, what about future threats? Do you think you can become a more alert web surfer? We recommend that you protect your PC with a reliable anti-malware program, such as SpyHunter.
Remove Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert from your browsers
- Tap Alt+F and choose Settings.
- Click Advanced at the bottom.
- Click Reset at the bottom.
- In the confirmation window, press Reset.
- Tap Alt+T and select Internet options.
- Select the Advanced tab and click Reset.
- Mark Delete personal settings.
- Press Reset.
- Press Close.
- Tap Alt+H and choose Troubleshooting information.
- Press Refresh Firefox and in the confirmation window, press Refresh Firefox again.
Remove Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert from Windows
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10
- Press Win+R and enter control panel. Press the Enter key.
- Choose Uninstall a program.
- Click on the application and press Uninstall.
Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Access the Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program.
- Click on the application and press Uninstall.
- Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
- Choose Add or Remove Programs.
- Click on the application and press Remove.
In non-techie terms:
Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert is yet another fake alert that can deceive unsuspecting users who may install a potentially harmful application as a result. This fake alert is not a technical support scam in the sense as most fake alerts usually offer you alleged Microsoft certified technician that you can reach by calling a provided toll-free number. In this case, you are simply redirected to a malicious webpage that displays this fake alert claiming that your system may have been infected with a virus and if you want to remove it, you need to press Yes. Since this is indeed a fake alert, we strongly recommend that you remove Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert right away. If you want to protect your computer from similar threats and all known infections, you should install a reliable anti-malware program as soon as possible.