About this infection

The most probable reason Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam adverts are appearing is because of an ad-supported software infection. This is a regular tech-support scam that uses scare tactics to pressure users into calling certain numbers where they would be asked to provide remote access to their OS. Adware may make highly intrusive advertisements so expect the ads to constantly disturbing your browsing. An advertising-supported program is commonly installed during the freeware set up process. The ads are harmless, and as long as you do not fall for the scam, your OS isn’t going to be in danger. If you did call them, you would be put through to people who scam others for a living, and they would imitate fixing your device, and then request an absurd amount of money. Bear in mind that you should not permit some questionable technicians to remotely access your operating system, particularly when their alert appears in your browser. You can be calm that this threat mentioned in the warning it’s not real, and that your operating system is safe. The alerts will only stop popping when you terminate Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam, so you ought to get to that as soon as possible.

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Why are the pop-ups appearing

Since no one would knowingly install ad-supported software, it frequently is distributed through freeware. A lot of freeware come with certain items attached to them, and you won’t see them if you use Default mode during installation. So as to be able to deselect the items, pick Advanced (Custom) mode. Simply deselect the boxes that become visible in Advanced, and they will not be allowed to install. And if you feel they could be useful, bear in mind that they didn’t intend to correctly reveal their installation, and you would have unknowingly installed them. If you want to have to uninstall Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam or similar for the last time, start paying attention to how you install programs, and where you get them from.

We can guarantee that whatever tech-support scam alert you see on your screen, it is trying to make you believe that there is a serious issue on your computer. It may be some type of virus, system error, licensing issues, etc, con artists will use all kinds of situations. The alert will also caution you about leaked or stolen data because these types of tactics are effective with inexperienced people. So as to prevent those data loss scenarios, the user is required to call their tech-support, who are pretending to be legitimate to scam you. Take into consideration that legitimate software or security company would never ask users to call them. So if you get a pop-up from Apple, Microsoft, or some other technology company, and are asked to call them, you are being fooled. The scammers would attempt to solve a non-existent issue on your device, for which of course, you would be charged. A fairly big number of users fall for these scams since they could be pretty elaborate, which is why tech-support scams still exist. And we can see how some less computer savvy people could fall for them, as even if they ignore the first pop-up, after they start popping up over and over again, they may believe that it has some truth to it. If you’re still in doubt, you can always use a search engine to investigate, and that would make everything clear. Possibly, the first couple of results will prove that it is a scam. So you may just safely ignore the warnings while you deal with the issue. If adware  is responsible for them, you will have to find and eliminate Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam adware to make them go away.

How to eliminate Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

An ad-supported program is quite easy to get rid of, so there shouldn’t be problems with Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam removal. It is possible to remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam in two ways, by hand or automatically, and you should opt for the one best matching your experience with computers. If you were to choose the manual way, you can find guidelines below this report to help you to take care of everything. You can also pick to delete Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam automatically, using spyware removal software. You should no longer come across the alerts if the infection was terminated completely.

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

Step 1. Uninstall Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

Step 5. Remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam

Step 6. Remove Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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 Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support Scam
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Erase Porn Virus Detected Microsoft Support 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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