About this threat

The reason you are seeing Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam ads is because of an adware infection. These tech-support scams are just aiming to fool you, nothing they state is true, unless the issue is completely unconnected. If an adware is indeed responsible, expect quite invasive advertisements. An adware is often added to freeware, and if you don’t unmark it, it will install alongside the application. No need to worry about the adverts harming your operating system, and as long as you do not call the supposed tech support, you will be fine. The con artists on the other side of the phone would ask you to give remote access to your operating system, and then ensure that they have repaired the issue (which does not even exist in the first place), for which they would charge you a lot of money. Not only should you never call the numbers in these suspicious advertisements, you should pause before you permit some suspicious tech-support to gain remote access to your PC. And when it comes to this advert, just ignore it, you’re OS is not in jeopardy, neither is your data. When you erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam, the alerts should go away, and you will be able to go back to normal browsing.

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How does it behave

Since no one would knowingly install adware, it normally is distributed through free software. If the software comes together with extra items, choosing Default settings would be a mistake because the items would not appear. Only in Advanced or Custom settings will you be able to unmark everything so choosing those settings is advised. If you see any items attempting to install, deselect them. And while those items might not necessarily bring about danger, if they did not disclose their installation properly, they do not belong on your computer. Pay close attention to what type of programs are allowed to install onto the operating system, and how you do it, as otherwise, you will constantly be stuck having to erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam or similar.

Whatever alert you are seeing on your screen, we can assure that it’s trying to make you believe that there is a severe problem on your system. Scammers warn you about a variety of different of problems, such as malware, licensing or system problems. Since the likelihood of data loss seems pretty terrifying, it would not be surprising to see warnings about potential data breaches. A phone number would be flashing somewhere, the pop-up requesting you to dial it, and if you did, you would be connected to trained con artists. Trustworthy companies will never ask you to call them, so keep that in mind. For example, if Apple or Microsoft is asking you to call them, it is most definitely a scam. The con artists would attempt to fix a non-existent issue on your machine, for which you would have to pay a lot of money. A surprising number of users fall for these scams since they could be pretty elaborate, which is why tech-support scams still exist. It’s not hard to imagine why somebody would fall for these scams because if they’re regularly popping up, they might appear more legitimate. If you are not convinced real companies would not use browser alerts to warn you about malware, you can always check out the given number. The first results will definitely prove it’s a scam. So you can just safely ignore the warnings while you get rid of what is causing them. There’s nothing to worry about if it only appeared once or twice, but if you regularly get them, you will have to remove Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam adware.

Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam elimination

You ought to be able to take care of Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam elimination without issues. You have two ways to erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam, by hand or automatically. If you were to pick the manual way, you can see instructions below this report to help you to take care of everything. Automatic methods means downloading spyware removal software and having it terminate Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam for you. If the alerts are still appearing, that means you didn’t remove the infection completely.

Learn how to remove Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam

Step 5. Remove Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam

Step 6. Remove Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Erase Browser Blocked Based On Your Security Preferences scam
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

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