About this infection

Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam is a bogus alert claiming that your machine has malware or that there is a severe issue. You ought to never trust these types of warnings, nothing they say is true, unless the issue is completely unconnected. If an adware is indeed responsible, expect quite invasive ads. An advertising-supported application can commonly be installed accidentally, during free programs installation. The pop-ups aren’t going to endanger your machine, as long as you don’t call the con artists. If you did call them, you would have to deal with people who scam others for a living, and they would ask for permission to remotely connect to your computer, do some weird fix, and then charge money, essentially for nothing. Bear in mind that you should not permit some shady tech-support to remotely access your operating system, especially when their ad pop-ups in your browser. And if you’re still worried about the advert you are getting, it is bogus, and your machine is safe. And if you just erase Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam the advertising-supported software, the ads should go away.

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Are the pop-ups real

An ad-supported application is generally added to freeware because it would not be installed otherwise. If the software comes with additional items, and you pick Default mode, you won’t see it. Instead, opt for Advanced (Custom) mode. If you happen upon any additional items, deselect them. And if you think they might be of use, remember that they didn’t intend to properly reveal their installation, and you would have accidentally installed them. If you want to have to terminate Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam or similar for the last time, start be more attentive when it comes to how you install software, and where you get them from.

A large amount of tech-support scams are the same, they all want users to believe that their machine is encountering some type of issues. You are possibly seeing a supposed malware, licensing or computer problems, because con artists are not very creative when it comes to scenarios, and they are all basically the same. Since less-computer savvy users are more like to fall for scare tactics, it would not be surprising to see warnings about possible data breaches. A phone number would be flashing somewhere, the warning asking you to dial it, and if you did, you would be dealing with professional con artists. Trustworthy companies will never ask you to call them, so keep that in mind. For example, if Apple or Microsoft is requesting you to call them, it is most definitely a scam. The crooks behind these scams would ask to access your device remotely, they would then charge you a large amount of money for fixing  a problem that isn’t even real. Quite a few people fall for these scams since they may be somewhat elaborate, which is why tech-support scams still exist. And it isn’t difficult to see how some less computer knowledgeable users could fall for them, because even if they do not believe the first warning, after they start showing up routinely, they might think that it has some truth to it. However, if you just use a trustworthy search engine to look into it, everything would become clear at once. Most results will include comments from users advising to be cautious of these scammers. Now that it has been confirmed to be a scam, just close the alert and deal with what’s bringing them about. If the alerts are frequently showing up on your screen, you will need to locate and remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam adware.

How to eliminate Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam

Taking care of Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam uninstallation should not be difficult, so we doubt you will happen upon trouble. Whether you ought to terminate Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam by hand or automatically really depends on your experience with computers. The manual method means you will have to find the infection yourself but below this report you will see instructions to aid you. If you want to eliminate Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam automatically, you need to acquire spyware removal software, and allow it to take care of everything. If the alerts are still popping up, that means you did not delete the threat entirely.

Learn how to remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

Step 2. Remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete Windows Firewall Warning Alert 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 uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert 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 uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert 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 uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert 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 uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert 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 uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert 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 uninstall Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Mozilla Firefox

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

Step 6. Remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert Scam from Safari (Mac)

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