How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED

About this infection

The reason YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED warnings are appearing is because of an ad-supported program infection. This is a regular tech-support scam that uses scare tactics to pressure users into calling certain numbers where they would be requested to provide remote access to their system. Ad-supported software can make highly intrusive advertisements so expect the ads to regularly disturbing your browsing. An adware is often added to freeware, and if it isn’t unchecked, it will install together with the application. You do not need to worry about the advertisements harming your computer, and as long as you don’t call the alleged tech support, you’ll be fine. The reason calling them would be a mistake is because they would attempt to trick you out of a lot of money, or they would set up some kind of malware. Bear in mind that before you allow anyone to have remote access to your PC, you need to make sure they are legitimate. And if you’re still concerned about the warning you are getting, it’s false, and neither your operating system nor your information is in danger. If you want to prevent the irritating adverts, all you need to do is delete YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED.

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How does it behave

Since adware installation rarely happens knowingly, it commonly is distributed through free applications. If the application has something attached to it, you need to uncheck it, and it can not be done in Default settings. Instead of Default, you should use Advanced or Custom settings. Advanced will show you the offers, and you just have to unmark them. And if you think they could be useful, keep in mind that they didn’t intend to correctly disclose their installation, and you would have accidentally installed them. If you wish to avoid having to delete YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED and similar constantly, pay closer attention to how you install software.

These types of fake pop-ups aim to deceive users into believing that there is something amiss with their machine. Scammers warn you about a variety of different of problems, such as malicious software, licensing or system issues. Don’t be surprised to see warnings about data being stolen because scare tactics work with less computer savvy people. Users would then be recommended to call tech-support using the supplied number, where they would be deceived. Take into account that real software or security company would never ask users to call them. For example, if Apple or Microsoft is requesting you to call them, you’re most definitely being scammed. If you did call the number, scammers would try to deceive you into thinking that that a cleanup is a must, while actually nothing is wrong with your machine. The reason these tech-support scams are still around is because less-computer knowledgeable people still fall for them. Even if you do not pay attention to the first advert, it would appear over and over again later on, so people falling for such a scam is not difficult to imagine. But you can easily make sure it is a scam by using a search engine to look into it. We can assure that the first couple of results will be of people talking about scammers. So don’t be afraid of closing the alert and fully ignoring it while you deal with the issue. There is nothing to worry about if it only popped up once or twice, but if you get them all the time, you will have to erase YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED ad-supported program.

Ways to delete YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED

Taking care of YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED termination should not be difficult, so it is doubtful you will have trouble. It’s possible to delete YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED in two ways, by hand or automatically, and you ought to pick the one best suiting your experience with computers. Below this article, you will see instructions on how to manually fix the issue if you prefer this method. If you want to terminate YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED automatically, get anti-spyware software, and authorize it to take care of everything. If the warnings are still popping up, that means you didn’t delete the infection fully.

Learn how to remove YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED

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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  3. Double-click Programs and Features. control-panel-programs How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. uninstall-program How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press the start button.
  2. Press Settings, then Control Panel. win-xp-startmenu How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  3. Click Programs and Features. win-xp-control-panel How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. win-xp-add-remove-program How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED

c) Mac OS X

  1. Finder (should be the first icon in your dock) → Applications. mac-os-x-go-menu How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  2. Find all programs you want deleted, and drag them to the trash icon. mac-os-x-applications How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  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 YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED from browsers

a) Delete YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED 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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  5. A window will appear asking to confirm your choice. Check the box next to Delete personal settings and press Reset.

d) Delete YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED from Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → More Tools → Extensions.
  2. Press the Trash logo for all questionable extensions.chrome-extensions How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  4. Press OK.
  5. Go back to Settings, and select Manage search engines, located below Search.chrome-search How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  6. Delete all but your preferred search engines. Press Done.

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → Show advanced settings. chrome-reset How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  2. Press Reset. Press Reset again after you read the warning in the new window.

g) Delete YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED 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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED

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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Help (the question mark at the bottom of the menu).
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-reset How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  3. Select Refresh Firefox. Press Refresh Firefox again in the new window.
 

j) Delete YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED 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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  2. Press Settings, and then Choose what to clear.edge-settings How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  3. Select all the items you want to delete, press Clear.edge-clear-data How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED
  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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED 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 YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED from Safari

1. Launch Safari. 2. Safari → Preferences → Extensions. safari-extensions How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED 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 uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED 2. Safari → Preferences → Advanced. 3. Check the box at the bottom that says Show Develop menu in menu bar. safari-clear How to uninstall YOUR DEVICE HAS BEEN BLOCKED 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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