How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

About this infection

Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam is brought about by an ad-supported application on your machine. These scam advertisements will try to to make you call scammers pretending to be technical support so that they can sell you ineffective applications or gain access to your device remotely. If an advertising-supported software is behind these adverts, they will be disrupting your browsing regularly. An ad-supported software can commonly be found attached to free software, and if it goes unseen, it will be permitted to install. No need to worry about the pop-ups harming your machine, and as long as you do not call the supposed tech support, you’ll be fine. The reason calling them isn’t a wise idea is because they would try to trick you out of a lot of money, or some malware could be installed. Keep in mind that you should never grant remote access to your PC to unknown people, especially if you get their number through some ad that just popped up suddenly in your browser. And if you’re still concerned about the warning you are getting, it is bogus, and neither your system nor your information is in danger. The adverts will only stop appearing when you eliminate Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam, so you should do that as quickly as possible.

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Are the warnings real

It’s pretty probable that you acquired the threat via freeware bundles. It arrives added as an optional offer which is unseen in Default mode, and you can not uncheck it if you can’t see it, which will allow it to install. Instead, pick Advanced (Custom) settings. Those added items will be visible in Advanced, so just deselect the boxes. It would be a good idea to always unmark everything because if you were not properly informed about their installation, they do not belong on your computer. Pay close attention to what kind of programs are permitted to install onto the operating system, and how you do it, unless you wish to constantly be stuck having to terminate Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam or similar.

We can assure you that whatever tech-support scam warning you see on your screen, it is saying that your operating system has ran into a problem and requires immediate attention. It may be some kind of virus, system error, licensing issues, etc, scammers will come up with all kinds of scenarios. Do not be shocked to see warnings about data being stolen since scare tactics are effective with less computer savvy people. So as to prevent those data loss scenarios, the user is asked to call their tech-support, who are pretending to be legitimate to trick you. Trustworthy companies won’t ask you to call them, and especially not via some random warning, so keep that in mind the next time you come across similar warnings. So if you get a warning from Apple, Microsoft, or some other technology company, and are asked to call them, you’re being tricked. The scammers would request you to give remote access to your OS, they would then charge you a lot of money for fixing  a problem that is not even real. A somewhat big number of people fall for these scams since they might be less knowledgeable when it comes to computers, which is why tech-support scams are still around. And it isn’t difficult to see how some less computer savvy users could fall for them, as even if they do not fall for the first attempt, after they start popping up routinely, they may think that it has some truth to it. However, even if the warning looks completely real, you need to still investigate using a dependable search engine. Most results will include comments from users warning to be careful of these scammers. So you could just safely ignore the warnings while you get rid of what is causing them. If the warnings are frequently appearing on your screen, you will need to find and uninstall Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam advertising-supported software.

Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam uninstallation

We doubt you’ll have issues with Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam removal because it is quite simple. Depending on how much experience you have with computers, there are two ways to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam, you can either do it by hand or automatically. If you were to opt for the manual way, you will find guidelines below to help you. Automatic way means obtaining spyware removal software and having it erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam for you. As long as you uninstall the infection fully, the alerts ought to stop appearing.

Learn how to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

a) Windows 10/8

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner.
  2. Find Control Panel and click on it. win7-win8-start-control-panel How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Double-click Programs and Features. control-panel-programs How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. uninstall-program How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press the start button.
  2. Press Settings, then Control Panel. win-xp-startmenu How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Click Programs and Features. win-xp-control-panel How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. win-xp-add-remove-program How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

c) Mac OS X

  1. Finder (should be the first icon in your dock) → Applications. mac-os-x-go-menu How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  2. Find all programs you want deleted, and drag them to the trash icon. mac-os-x-applications How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Alternatively, you can also right-click on them and choose Move to Trash.
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from browsers

a) Delete Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Select Manage add-ons.
  3. Access Toolbars and Extensions, and disable all unwanted extensions.ie-extensions How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Press Close.

b) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. In the Internet Options window, delete the set homepage and put in the one you wish to use.ie-home-page How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Press Apply.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. Select the Advanced tab.
  4. Press Reset in Reset Internet Explorer settings. ie-reset How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  5. A window will appear asking to confirm your choice. Check the box next to Delete personal settings and press Reset.

d) Delete Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → More Tools → Extensions.
  2. Press the Trash logo for all questionable extensions.chrome-extensions How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. You can also disable an extension by unchecking the box that says Enabled.

e) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. 1. Menu → Settings.
  2. 2. Press Set pages, located below On startup.
  3. 3. Remove the unwanted site and type the URL of the one you wish to have as your homepage.chrome-set-pages How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Press OK.
  5. Go back to Settings, and select Manage search engines, located below Search.chrome-search How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  6. Delete all but your preferred search engines. Press Done.

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → Show advanced settings. chrome-reset How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  2. Press Reset. Press Reset again after you read the warning in the new window.

g) Delete Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Menu → Add-ons → Extensions
  2. Remove all suspicious extensions. Alternatively, you can disable them by pressing the Disable button next to the extension.firefox-extensions How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

h) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Menu → Options.
  2. In the Home Page field, enter the homepage of your choice. Alternatively, press Restore to Default.firefox-settings How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Help (the question mark at the bottom of the menu).
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-reset How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Select Refresh Firefox. Press Refresh Firefox again in the new window.
 

j) Delete Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Launch Microsoft Edge, and access the More menu (the three dots at the top right corner).edge-menu-settings How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  2. Press Settings, and then Choose what to clear.edge-settings How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Select all the items you want to delete, press Clear.edge-clear-data How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Access Task Manager by pressing Ctrl, Alt, Delete together, and choosing Task Manager.
  5. Access the Processes tab, right-click on the Microsoft Edge process, click Go to details. If that option is not available, click More details. task-manager How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  6. End all Microsoft Edge processes by right-clicking on them and selecting End Task.
(Method 2)
We suggest you make copies of your data before you proceed with this method. 1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe. 2. Delete all folders there. 3. Press the start button, find the search box and enter Windows PowerShell. 4. When it's found, right-click on it and choose Run as administrator. edge-reset How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam 5. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell opens, copy and paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>, press Enter.  

k) Delete Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from Safari

1. Launch Safari. 2. Safari → Preferences → Extensions. safari-extensions How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam 3. Uninstall all unwanted extensions. You can also disable them by unchecking the box next to Enable.

l) Delete Safari history and Cache

1. Safari → Clear History. Select the time frame and press Clear History. safari-history How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam 2. Safari → Preferences → Advanced. 3. Check the box at the bottom that says Show Develop menu in menu bar. safari-clear How to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam 4. Develop (it will appear between Bookmarks and Window) → Empty Caches. If resetting your browsers does not solve the problem, download anti-spyware software and scan your computer for threats. If something is found, delete it.
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