Do you know what VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ Scam is?
It is always risky to click on third-party ads and links because, for example, you may end up with VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ Scam on your screen. Our researchers say that you should not worry if you see this warning pop-up message since it is none other than a fake alert. Unfortunately, the presence of this error message in your browser could actually indicate that there are malware infections on your system, and one of them may be responsible for the redirection to this malicious page where you are introduced to this warning. Still, you should not follow the recommendation of this alert and call the telephone number provided because you could be scammed into paying for a monthly or yearly system protection service or software. This is simply a nefarious way to promote a product by tricking unsuspecting computer users. Thus, we advise you to act right now and remove VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ Scam from your PC along with all suspicious programs. For the details on this threat, please continue reading our full report.
Basically, you can see this fake warning when you land on a malicious page like "win-help14.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.com." The truth is that this page may not be working anymore due to some error. However, this may not necessarily mean that you will not see this scam appearing in your browser since these cyber criminals may have set up another such page that we do not know of yet. In any case, you can only be exposed to this fake alert if you are forwarded to a webpage that actually displays it to you. This is possible either automatically, by a malware infection, or due to your click on the wrong third-party content on a questionable website. If you are the type of user that likes to download all kinds of free tools, software cracks, and to visit questionable websites related to online gaming, betting, dating, or pornography, there is a good chance that you will find a number of all kinds of potentially unwanted programs as well as malware infections on your computer that could be easily the source of this fake alert. These infections are usually distributed in freeware bundles and can infect you with adware programs, browser hijackers, Trojans, and fake alerts among others by default if you fail to deselect the unwanted components of the package. Of course, sometimes you are sort of forced to install these too if you want to install your target free software. You need to be certain at all times that your PC is clean if you want to use it securely. Thus, we recommend that after you delete VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ Scam, you run a full-system malware scan to detect all potentially harmful programs.
This French-language fake alert comes up on your screen with a fake Microsoft security warning page behind it. If you are not an experienced computer user, you can easily be fooled by all this and believe that it is actually a legitimate error message. This fake alert informs you about an alleged security error caused by an infection that can cause a lot of damage by stealing your sensitive information stored on your computer, including your e-mail and other account details as well as even credit card information. Obviously, this could scare anyone really. This technical support scam involves a telephone number ("01 82 88 82 58") to call, which is given twice on this pop-up window just in case you would miss it the first time. We do not advise you to do so because you would simply be scammed into buying some totally useless security tool or service. What you should really do is remove VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ Scam right away.
In order to eliminate this annoying fake alert, you need to close your browser window first of all. This may as well solve your problem if there are no malware infections and potentially unwanted programs on board. However, we recommend that you do not stop there. It is worth resetting your browsers to eliminate all browser-related threats and scanning through your list of installed programs in Control Panel to try to identify all suspicious programs and remove them. Please follow our instructions below if you need help with this. If you want proper protection for your computer, we suggest that you find a reliable malware removal tool, such as SpyHunter and install it as soon as possible to automatically safeguard your PC.
Reset your browsers
- Press Alt+T and go to Internet Options.
- Click on the Advanced tab and click Reset.
- Select Delete personal settings and click Reset.
- Press Close.
- Press Alt+F and select Settings.
- Click Advanced at the very bottom.
- Click Reset at the bottom.
- In the confirmation window, press Reset.
- Press Alt+H and navigate to Troubleshooting Information.
- Press Refresh Firefox.
- Click Refresh Firefox in the pop-up.
Remove VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ Scam from Windows
- Click Start and select Control Panel.
- Pick Add or Remove Programs.
- Select the suspicious application and press Remove.
Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Open the Start menu and choose Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program.
- Select the suspicious application and press Uninstall.
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10
- Press Win+X and select Programs and Features.
- Select the suspicious application and press Uninstall
In non-techie terms:
VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ Scam, as its name clearly suggests, is a scam, namely a technical support scam that belongs to the fake alert category. This warning is in French so most likely its creators would like to target the French-speaking user community. You can end up with this pop-up alert in your browser after you click on unreliable ads or links while you are surfing the net, but you can also be redirected to the malicious webpage that shows you this fake alert when your computer is infected with malware. This alert claims that your PC is infected and you should immediately call a given telephone number to be able to fix this "serious" system security issue. However, this is simply a dubious way to promote a security tool or service. We recommend that you remove VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ Scam right away by identifying and eliminating any suspicious application on your system that could be responsible for this fake alert. If you would like to defend your computer against infections, we suggest that you employ a trustworthy anti-malware program in the future.