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About Congratulations user, You have won

Congratulations user, You have won are fake pop-ups, most likely the result of an advertising-supported application. These false advertisements usually want to deceive users into dialing supposed tech-support numbers where con artists would first ask for remote access to your computer, and then install overpriced, possibly useless software. If an adware is indeed to blame, expect quite invasive adverts. An adware is generally installed during the freeware installation. Just to be clear, the adverts are quite harmless by themselves, and if you don’t call the con artists, no harm will be done. If you did call them, you would have to deal with skilled scammers who would imitate fixing your system, and then ask for a lot of money. Authorizing some suspicious tech-support to have remote access to your system could turn out badly, so be careful. And when it comes to this advert, don’t pay any attention to it, it is not real. And when you uninstall Congratulations user, You have won the adware, the advertisements should stop.

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What does it do

There is a huge probability that you obtained the threat via freeware packages. A lot of freeware have something added to them, and you won’t see them if Default mode are what you opt for during installation. Advanced or Custom settings are the settings you should choose. If Advanced settings expose something, make sure you deselect all the items. And while those items might not necessarily be dangerous, if they didn’t disclose their installation properly, they do not belong on your machine. If you wish to avoid having to uninstall Congratulations user, You have won and similar constantly, pay closer attention to how you install software.

We can assure you that whatever tech-support scam warning you see on your screen, it’s trying to make you think that your computer has ran into an issue and needs immediate attention. It can be alerting you about a virus, system error, licensing issues, etc, con artists will use all kinds of situations. These kinds of alerts will usually also include some type of warning about data loss or leak of personal information because these kinds of ploys are effective with less computer savvy people. According to the warning, so as to solve the indicated issues and prevent data loss, you need to dial the given number, where bogus tech-support will do something to fix a problem that doesn’t even exist and charge you loads of money for it. Trustworthy companies will never ask you to call them, so remember that. So if you see such warnings, claiming to come from Apple or Microsoft, know that it is a scam. These scammers would attempt to convince you that there is something severely wrong with your device, and while they can resolve it, it would cost money. While to more computer knowledgeable users tech-support scams could appear quite transparent, less computer savvy people might believe them, which is why those scams still exist. It isn’t difficult to imagine why somebody would fall for these scams because if they are frequently showing up, they might look pretty real. But you can easily make sure it’s a scam by using a search engine to look into it. Likely, the first few results will confirm that it is a scam. So you can just safely ignore the warnings while you get rid of what’s causing them. If the alerts are regular, you will need to remove Congratulations user, You have won ad-supported application to make them stop.

Ways to remove Congratulations user, You have won

Congratulations user, You have won uninstallation should not bring about any problems because it is rather easy to carry out. There are two ways to uninstall Congratulations user, You have won, manually or automatically. Choosing the manual method means you will need to find where the infection is hiding yourself but we have placed guidelines to aid you below this article. Automatic methods means you’ll have to get spyware removal software and have it uninstall Congratulations user, You have won for you. If the pop-ups are still appearing, that means you didn’t eliminate the program fully.

Learn how to remove Congratulations user, You have won from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Congratulations user, You have won

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to delete Congratulations user, You have won

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
 

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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
 

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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Congratulations user, You have won from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Congratulations user, You have won 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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Congratulations user, You have won from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to delete Congratulations user, You have won

Step 5. Remove Congratulations user, You have won from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won

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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to delete Congratulations user, You have won

Step 6. Remove Congratulations user, You have won from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  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 How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to delete Congratulations user, You have won
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 Congratulations user, You have won removal.

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