About this threat

The reason Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam alerts are showing up is because an advertising-supported program has infected your operating system. This is a classic tech-support scam that uses scare tactics to make users call certain numbers where they would be tricked into giving remote access to their computer. If you are dealing with adware , the advertisements will be very invasive. An adware commonly installs during the freeware installation. The adverts are not dangerous, and as long as you do not fall for the scam, you’ll be fine. The con artists on the other side of the phone would attempt to fool you into providing remote access to your system, and then ensure that they have fixed the issue (which does not even exist in the first place), for which you would be charged. Not only should you never call the numbers in these suspicious adverts, you should also never permit remote access to your system to some weird tech-support. You can be calm that this contamination mentioned in the warning it’s not real, and that your device is safe. The ads will only stop popping if you erase Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam, so the sooner you do that, the better.

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Are the pop-ups real

Freeware packages are commonly used to distribute adware because it would not be installed otherwise. If some type of item comes together with the freeware, you need to deselect it, and Default mode will not permit you to do that. We encourage choosing Advanced (Custom) mode as otherwise, the attached items will not become visible. Advanced will show you the offers, and you just need to deselect them. It would be a wise idea to always uncheck everything because if you were not properly informed about their installation, they don’t belong on your OS. If you wish to avoid having to terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam and similar over and over again, be more attentive about how you install applications.

We can guarantee that whatever tech-support scam alert you see on your screen, it’s saying that your device has came across a problem and requires urgent attention. Con artists warn you about a variety of different of problems, such as damaging software, licensing or computer problems. Do not be surprised to see alerts about data being stolen because less computer savvy people would be more likely to fall for this scam. People would then be encouraged to dial the give number, which would connect them to scammers pretending to be tech-support. No legitimate company will ever ask you to call them, so keep that in mind. For example, if Apple or Microsoft is asking you to call them, you’re obviously being scammed. The people behind these scams would ask to access your machine remotely, they would then try to repair issues that don’t actually exist and charge you a lot of money. Tech-support scams aren’t a risk to regular computer users because they don’t even resemble real alerts but less computer experienced people might fall for them because they have not encountered one before. And we can see how some less computer savvy people may believe the claims, as even if they do not believe the first alert, after they start appearing over and over again, they might believe that it is a real alert. However, even if the alert appears completely legitimate, you need to still investigate using a dependable search engine. The first couple of results will surely prove it is a scam. So do not pay any attention to the alerts while you deal with the issue. If the alerts are appearing constantly, you will have to find and uninstall Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam ad-supported program.

Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam uninstallation

We doubt you will have issues with Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam removal because it is somewhat simple. It is possible to eliminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam in two ways, manually or automatically, and you need to choose the one that best suits your computer abilities. If you were to pick the manual way, you can find guidelines below to help you. If you would like to use anti-spyware software, obtain the tool and have it terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam for you. If the pop-ups are still popping up, that means you didn’t get rid of the threat fully.

Learn how to remove Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam

Step 5. Remove Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam

Step 6. Remove Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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 Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC Scam
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Terminate Code 055BCCAC9FEC 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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