Do you know what Call Windows Help Desk Immediately Tech Support fake alert is?
If you face the Call Windows Help Desk Immediately Tech Support fake alert, one thing is for sure: Someone is trying to scam you. The creators of this devious scam are not known, and it is possible that they hide behind the “Firewall Detected Suspicious Network Connections fake alert,” “Call technical support +1 888-640-5832,” and many other virtual scams that were analyzed in our internal lab. Without a doubt, the developer of this scam has malicious intentions, and nothing good can come out of you interacting with it. If you have already, the chances are that you have disclosed sensitive information that could be used to impersonate you online, opened up remote access, or downloaded other malicious infections that, of course, require removal. Unfortunately, it is likely that you need to delete Call Windows Help Desk Immediately Tech Support fake alert-related malware as well. Continue reading if you want to learn more about it.
The misleading Call Windows Help Desk Immediately Tech Support fake alert is represented via a fake site, techeshelps.xyz. Even the name of this site is misleading because, of course, its contents have nothing to do with “tech” or “help.” Of course, different websites could be employed to represent the same fake alert. In some cases, users might be redirected to these sites when they are tricked into opening bogus links. However, malware might stand behind this fake alert as well. How did it enter your operating system? Malware can slither in using many different methods, and so it is hard to say how that has happened. In fact, our research team could not even pin down one program responsible for Call Windows Help Desk Immediately Tech Support fake alert. Therefore, when you discover this fake pop-up, you need to install a legitimate malware scanner and run a full system scan to inspect your operating system. If you think you cannot install the scanner because the fake alert is paralyzing your browser, simply close the browser, or the tab showcasing the alert.
If you have faced the Call Windows Help Desk Immediately Tech Support fake alert, the chances are that you have also listened to the misleading audio alert that accompanies the pop-up. This alert represents different information than that in the pop-up, and so it is possible that it is used in other scams as well. According to the pop-up, malware is running on your computer. According to the audio alert, spyware is sending information about you to remote servers. This information, allegedly, includes credit card details and login information. You can listen to the audio file at http://www.techeshelps.xyz/err.mp3. Both alerts are recommending that you call +1-844-324-4706, and although this number is supposed to be toll-free (we cannot guarantee this), you should not call it. The schemers who created the Call Windows Help Desk Immediately Tech Support fake alert might try to trick you into installing software that enables remote access, using which cyber criminals could corrupt your operating system or flood it with dangerous infections capable of stealing private data and spreading malware to other systems.
It is essential that you remove Call Windows Help Desk Immediately Tech Support fake alert, and you might be able to do that only by removing a malicious program. Since we cannot identify which program might be causing the chaos, it is important that you install a malware scanner (note that most of them are free) and inspect your operating system. If you discover serious infections, you need to take care of them as soon as you can. If you have no idea how to eliminate them manually, do not stress yourself, and install a reliable anti-malware tool to have all infections erased automatically and at the same time. Note that the manual removal guide below only demonstrates one of the methods that you might be able to apply.
Delete undesirable applications
Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/Windows Vista
- Launch RUN by simultaneously tapping keys Win+R.
- Type Control Panel into the dialog box and then click OK.
- Navigate to the Programs or Programs and Features menu.
- Click Uninstall a program to find all available uninstallers.
- Right-click the application you wish to get rid of.
- Click the Uninstall button.
- Navigate to the left of the Taskbar and click the Start button.
- Open the Control Panel menu for more options.
- Double-click the Add or Remove Programs icon.
- Navigate to the Change or Remove Programs menu.
- Select the undesirable application and then click Remove.
In non-techie terms:
If the intimidating and irritating Call Windows Help Desk Immediately Tech Support fake alert keeps showing up after you close the tab representing it, it is most likely that a malicious infection has slithered into your operating system. All kinds of adware and malware might be responsible for introducing you to this fake security alert that, allegedly, is supported by Microsoft, and so we advise using a malware scanner to figure out which threat has found its way into your operating system. Although you might be able to delete this threat using the guide above, we cannot guarantee that. The best thing you can do is look for a specific guide created after analyzing that particular threat, or, better yet, install an automated anti-malware tool.