What is Windiskutility Scam

The most probable reason Windiskutility Scam ads are popping up is because of an ad-supported application infection. It’s a scam that will possibly attempt to convince you to call Tech support so that scammers can get remote access to your machine and install unwanted, overpriced utilities. If an advertising-supported application is indeed responsible, expect ads to be quite invasive. You might have ran into the ad-supported software infection if you didn’t pay attention to how you installed freeware. In case you are worried, the pop-ups will not harm your computer so as long as you don’t dial the number, no harm will be done. The reason calling them is not a wise idea is because you would be scammed out of a lot of money, or some damaging software could be installed. Permitting some questionable technicians to have remote access to your device could turn out to be a very bad idea, so be cautious. You can be calm that this contamination the pop-up is warning you about it isn’t real, and that your computer is safe. When you erase Windiskutility Scam, the ads should go away, and your browsing will no longer be disrupted.

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What does it do

There is a huge possibility that you obtained the infection via freeware bundles. If the program has something added, you will not see it if you choose Default settings. Advanced or Custom settings are the settings you should choose. If any offers become visible in Advanced, just deselect them, and they will not be permitted to install. It would be a wise idea to always deselect everything because if you were not correctly informed about their installation, they don’t belong on your machine. If you want to avoid having to uninstall Windiskutility Scam and similar regularly, be more attentive about how you install programs.

These kinds of fake adverts plan to deceive people into believing that their OS has ran into some kind of issue. You’re probably seeing a alleged malware, licensing or computer issues, because scammers aren’t very creative when it comes to schemes, and they are all basically identical. Expect to see warnings about data loss or leaks as less computer savvy people would be more likely to fall for this scam. In order to stop those data loss scenarios, the user is required to call con artists who are posing as tech-support. Legitimate companies will not ask you to call them, and especially not via some random alert, so next time you run into similar pop-ups, remember that. For example, if Apple or Microsoft is requesting you to call them, you are obviously being con artists. These con artists would attempt to convince you that there is something seriously wrong with your system, and that they are the only ones who can resolve the problem, which of course, would cost you a lot. The reason these tech-support scams still exist is because less-computer savvy people still fall for them. It is not hard to imagine why some users may fall for these scams because if they are frequently showing up, they might appear pretty legitimate. If you’re not convinced real companies would not use browser alerts to warn you about malicious programs, you can always check out the provided number. We can promise that the first couple of results will be of users complaining about being fooled out of hundreds of dollars. So don’t pay any attention to the warnings and just deal with the problem. If the alerts are frequent, you will have to remove Windiskutility Scam adware to make them stop.

Ways to remove Windiskutility Scam

Windiskutility Scam elimination should not cause any problems since it’s not difficult to carry out. It’s possible to delete Windiskutility Scam in two ways, by hand or automatically, and you ought to choose the one best suiting your computer abilities. Below this article, you will see instructions to help you manually deal with the problem if you prefer this way better. If you wish to eliminate Windiskutility Scam automatically, obtain anti-spyware software, and let it take care of everything. You should no longer encounter the warnings if the infection was deleted fully.

Learn how to remove Windiskutility Scam from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Windiskutility Scam

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to remove Windiskutility Scam

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

Step 2. Remove Windiskutility Scam from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  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 remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Windiskutility Scam from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility Scam

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  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 remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to remove Windiskutility Scam

Step 5. Remove Windiskutility Scam from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility 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 How to remove Windiskutility Scam
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to remove Windiskutility Scam

Step 6. Remove Windiskutility Scam from Safari (Mac)

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