About this infection

The reason you are seeing System Support Alert ads is because of an advertising-supported software infection. These scam warnings will try to to make you call Tech support so that con artists can sell you ineffective applications or gain access to your device remotely. If an adware is behind these adverts, they will be highly invasive, pop up over and over again, no matter how many times you close them. An adware is often added to freeware, and if it isn’t unmarked, it will install alongside the software. The alerts themselves won’t endanger your system, as long as you don’t call the scammers. The con artists on the other side of the phone would ask you to give remote access to your device, and then try to make you think that they have solved 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 dubious warnings, you should pause before you allow some suspicious technicians to get remote access to your OS. And when it comes to this pop-up, don’t pay any attention to it, it’s not real. So as to make the advertisements go away, you must delete  System Support Alert.

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What does it do

You possibly recently installed a free program, and via it you obtained the ad-supported application. These types of infections are commonly added as additional items, and while they are not compulsory, many users end up installing them as they do not notice them. Instead, pick Advanced or Custom mode. Those extra items will be visible in Advanced, so just unmark the boxes. And while those items might not necessarily be dangerous, if you weren’t properly informed about their installation, they should not be allowed to install. If you wish to avoid having to terminate System Support Alert and similar over and over again, pay closer attention to how you install software.

These types of bogus adverts plan to trick users into believing that there are serious issues with their device. It can be cautioning you about a virus, system error, licensing issues, etc, scammers will use all kinds of situations. It’s also common for the alert to warn you about data loss or leaks because this intimidates users into reacting. A phone number would be flashing somewhere, the advertisements requesting you to dial it, and if you did, you would be connected to trained scammers. Bear in mind that legitimate software or security company will never ask users to call them. So if you see such adverts, alleging to come from Apple or Microsoft, know that it isn’t legitimate. The people behind these scams would ask you to give remote access to your computer, they would then charge you a large amount of money for fixing  a fictional issue. Tech-support scams are not very convincing but because less-computer knowledgeable users are not acquainted with them, they might fall for them. It’s not hard to imagine why some users may fall for these scams because if they’re constantly showing up, they may see somewhat real. However, even if the warning appears completely real, you ought to still investigate using a dependable search engine. Chances are, the very first result will confirm that it’s a scam. Now that you are sure it is a scam, just close the warnings and deal with what’s bringing them about. If the warnings are regular, you will need to terminate System Support Alert ad-supported software to make them stop.

How to terminate System Support Alert

An ad-supported application isn’t hard to terminate, so you should have no issues with System Support Alert termination. It is possible to terminate System Support Alert in two ways, by hand or automatically, and you ought to choose the one best suiting your experience with computers. Choosing the manual method means you will need to locate where the infection is hiding yourself but below this report you will find instructions to help you. Automatic methods means acquiring anti-spyware software and having it uninstall System Support Alert for you. You ought to no longer come across the warnings if you removed the threat fully.

Learn how to remove System Support Alert from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall System Support Alert

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Uninstall System Support Alert
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Uninstall System Support Alert

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Uninstall System Support Alert
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Uninstall System Support Alert
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Uninstall System Support Alert
 

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 Uninstall System Support Alert
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Uninstall System Support Alert
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Uninstall System Support Alert
 

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 Uninstall System Support Alert
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove System Support Alert from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove System Support Alert from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Uninstall System Support Alert
  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 Uninstall System Support Alert

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove System Support Alert from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Uninstall System Support Alert
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Uninstall System Support Alert
  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 Uninstall System Support Alert
  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 Uninstall System Support Alert

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 Uninstall System Support Alert
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Uninstall System Support Alert

Step 6. Remove System Support Alert from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Uninstall System Support Alert
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Uninstall System Support Alert
  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 Uninstall System Support Alert
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history Uninstall System Support Alert
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Uninstall System Support Alert
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Uninstall System Support Alert
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Uninstall System Support Alert
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Uninstall System Support Alert
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 System Support Alert removal.

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  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install Uninstall System Support Alert
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