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How to Remove “Microsoft has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning?

My computer got hacked this morning after I click on a porn pop-up. When I started my Internet Explorer, I got an alert saying “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer”. On the warning screen, it said “Don’t restart your computer…” It said Call Microsoft 1-844-786-8921 for help. Should I call? I couldn’t get rid of that warning screen which was stuck on my Internet browser. I don’t know what to do now! Please help me! Thank you!

Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome Got Hacked By “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning—How to Remove?

“I was online and a window popped up saying that
****Don’t Restart Your Computer***

Microsoft has detected that a porn virus has infected your system and trying to steal pictures, data and social networking passwords.

This is a serious hacking issue. Rectify it Immediately.
IMMEDIATE RESPONSE REQUIRED…
Customer Service:+l- 1844-786-8921(Toll Free) ”

How to remove “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” warning from the compromised computer? Is the “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning real? What will you do if your Windows computer gets hacked by this malicious warning? Will you really make the phone call to that provided tech support number? No matter what you do before, now YooCare Expert reminds you that please do not fall into the trap which setup by the cyber-criminals who aim to create Tech Support Scam virus. What you see on your computer screen is a fake tech support number. “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning is known as a tech support scam which also relates to ransomware and malware. The provided tech support number is a fake tech support toll which is set to trick people to make the call to earn money by asking the victims to purchase their products or services. The scammers on other side may tell you that they can help you remove the warning screen. But, you have to buy a series of antivirus products. If you do buy their product, you may find that the so-called antivirus products do nothing help on removing “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning from your computer, but do lots of troubles on your computer. After you find the problem, you make the phone call again. There is no reply on that phone call or saying it is not available at the moment.

Well, the “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning is not real thing. It does nothing related to the official Microsoft tech support. It seems like it is a “real” Microsoft tech support. As a matter of fact, it turns out to be a cunning tech support scam which pretends to be “legitimate” tech support center from Microsoft due to it makes the logo and words of Microsoft. This fake alert may attack kinds of Windows computers, such as Windows 7 Windows 8, Windows 10, etc. This fake warning may hacked all kinds of browser installing on your Windows computer, such as Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox and so on. Once it hacked into your computer, your Internet screen may get locked by “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning immediately. You can’t find a way to close it or add a new tab on your browser. If you want to get rid of the “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning from your infected computer, it is strongly suggested to contact the legitimate tech support company YooCare to help you immediately. So far, only manual removal can remove this virus from the compromised computer quickly and permanently.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this harmful rogue program , you can start a live chat with YooCare experts now.

Screenshot of the “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning

Possible Damages Caused By the “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning:

the “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning are harmful to your computer safety. If you see this alert on your computer, you must get adware or browser hijacker on your computer. The message can block you from doing anything on the PC and sometimes it freezes your Internet preventing you from browsing online. It keeps displaying numerous fake security messages to interrupt your activity on the computer. Also it may install additional spyware to your computer without your permission to increase the risk of your computer. Don’t call the toll free number because it won’t connect you to a real ‘Microsoft’ tech but to the hackers. It can violate your privacy and compromise your security. Users are suggested to ignore ‘Hacking Alert’ Pop-ups message and get rid of the virus as soon as possible.

the “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning Manual Removal Guides:

1. Since you cannot gain access to the infected computer under regular mode because of this fake message, please restart the computer and put it in Safe mode with Networking first. Here’s the guide: Restart the computer upon the locking screen and start hitting F8 key repeatedly when PC is booting up again; if successfully, Safe mode options will show up on the screen for you to select. Please use arrow keys to highlight Safe mode with Networking option and hit enter key. System will be loading files into this mode afterward.

safe-mode-with-networking

2. Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

FolderOptions3

3. Under Safe mode with Networking, please hit Ctrl+Shift+Esc (Ctrl+Alt+Delete) keys together to pull up Windows Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find processes associated with “Warning! Infected file detected” alert and click End process.

Windows-Task-Manager1

4. Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys and pull up Run box and searching for regedit.

Run+regedit7

5. Find out and delete files and registry entries as below:

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~Random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0

6. Restart computer back to Regular mode and check out if the warning page still shows up again.

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Conclusion

From the above analysis, it is known to all that, the “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning is a fake alert. The provided tech support number is not a legitimate tech support from Microsoft. It is malicious and pesky fake alert pop-up which should be removed as early as possible when you see it showing on your computer. YooCare Tech Expert suggest that you should always keep your OSes, browser, plug-ins and extensions up-to-date to benefit from the latest security patches. Once infected, please take action immediately to get rid of this virus. YooCare Experts will efficiently help you remove the “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus on Computer” Warning and other threats on your computer and take care of your privacy and security.

Note: Manual removal is a skillful and risky job, if any mistakes are made in the process, you may damage your computer immediately. If you are not sure how to do, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online for help right now.

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Published by Selina Lynmich, last updated on February 15, 2017 2:10 pm | Fake Alert Removal Guide

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