About this infection

The reason Amazon Gift Card scam ads are showing up is because of an ad-supported program infection. These scam alerts will try to to make you call scammers pretending to be technical support so that they could sell you useless software or gain access to your computer remotely. Advertising-supported software can make highly intrusive ads so expect the alerts to regularly interrupt your browsing. You may have encountered the adware contamination when you were installing free software. You do not need to worry about the alerts endangering your OS, and unless you dial the provided number, you will be fine. If you did call them, you would have to deal with professional scammers who would request authorization to remotely connect to your device, do some weird fix, and then charge money, basically for nothing. Keep in mind that before you allow anyone to have remote access to your operating system, you should make sure they are trustworthy. And if you are still worried about the advert you are getting, it is false, and neither your OS nor your data is in jeopardy. If you want to prevent the invasive pop-ups, just erase Amazon Gift Card scam.

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What does it do

An advertising-supported application is commonly found packaged with freeware. If the software has something added, you won’t see it if you opt for Default mode. We advise opting for Advanced or Custom mode as otherwise, you will not be able to unmark the offers. Advanced will show you the offers, and all you need to do is unmark the boxes. It would be a wise idea to always unmark everything because if you weren’t correctly informed about their installation, they do not belong on your device. Pay close attention to what you install onto the computer, and how you do it, because otherwise, you will constantly be stuck having to erase Amazon Gift Card scam or similar.

These kinds of bogus ads plan to deceive people into believing that there are serious issues with their machine. Scammers will think of all kinds schemes, such as malware, licensing or computer issues. Since the likelihood of information loss seems quite scary, it wouldn’t be shocking to see warnings about possible data breaches. A phone number would also be flashing somewhere, which would supposedly connect you to tech-support people who would fix the problem. Legitimate companies will never ask you to call them, so keep that in mind. So if you see such pop-ups, alleging to come from Apple or Microsoft, know that it’s a scam. The crooks behind these scams would attempt to trick you into providing remote access to your device, they would then try to repair the fictional issue and charge you a lot of money. A fairly large amount of users fall for these scams since they may be somewhat elaborate, which is why tech-support scams still exist. It is not difficult to imagine why somebody would fall for these scams because if they are frequently showing up, they might see pretty real. If you’re still in doubt about whether the warning is real, use a trustworthy search engine to look into it. The first couple of results will certainly lead to pages that report it as a scam. Now that you are sure it’s a scam, just close the warnings and deal with what is bringing them about. If the warnings are frequently popping up on your screen, you will need to locate and terminate Amazon Gift Card scam adware.

How to erase Amazon Gift Card scam

Taking care of Amazon Gift Card scam removal shouldn’t be hard, so we don’t think you will have problems. Whether you should eliminate Amazon Gift Card scam manually or automatically really depends on your experience with computers. Choosing the manual way means you will have to locate the threat yourself but below this report you will find instructions to help you. If you would rather delete Amazon Gift Card scam automatically, get anti-spyware software. If you no longer come across the pop-ups, that means you succeeded in getting rid of the infection.

Learn how to remove Amazon Gift Card scam from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Amazon Gift Card scam

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Amazon Gift Card scam from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Amazon Gift Card scam from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam

Step 5. Remove Amazon Gift Card scam from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam

Step 6. Remove Amazon Gift Card scam from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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 Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Get rid of Amazon Gift Card scam
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Get rid of Amazon Gift Card 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.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for Amazon Gift Card scam removal.

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