Do you know what You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert is?
There are two possible reasons why you see You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert opened on your screen. First, you have opened http://babittedwinner.men, a domain containing this fake alert by mistake. Second, you might have some kind of untrustworthy program that keeps opening this domain with the fake alert automatically installed on your computer. It is the latter case if you see this fake alert on your screen every time you surf the Internet, or it is opened to you unexpectedly as a pop-up. In some cases, it should be enough to close the web browser you use and make sure it does not restore the last browsing session to eliminate the fake alert from the screen, but the chances are high that you will need to find malicious software on your computer and erase it to get rid of You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert once and for all. If this alert is opened to you periodically no matter what you do and what websites you visit, you should look for an advertising-supported application on your system. Theoretically, it might be another untrustworthy program too. In any event, it must be erased from the system ASAP.
You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert will try to convince you that you can win iPhone, Playstation 4, or Samsung Galaxy 6, but do not even bother clicking the OK button because it is a pure lie. If you still click this button, you will be asked to answer three easy questions about Microsoft, for example, “Who founded Microsoft?.” After answering all three questions correctly, users are allowed to pick the prize; however, if they click on any of these chests they see with the intention of claiming the prize, a new blank window is opened and nothing else happens. Consequently, it is impossible to claim the prize either. It is unclear why You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert has been created, but we are sure that nobody is going to give a prize to you for free, so if this alert is fixed in the future and you see a form you need to fill in with your personal information in order to get the prize after clicking on any of these chests, do not provide any personal details because this information might reach cyber criminals and, as a consequence, might be used for fraudulent purposes. Additionally, these details might be expensively sold on the black market.You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert screenshot
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Researchers say that users might find You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert on their screens if they are ever automatically redirected to http://babittedwinner.men from another website. Also, they might find themselves on this website with the fake alert after clicking on some kind of untrustworthy link. For instance, it might be found in Spam emails. Last but not least, the appearance of You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert on the screen might be directly associated with the entrance of malicious software. If the fake alert is opened to you automatically each time you launch your web browser, the chances are high that some kind of untrustworthy application is installed on your computer as well. Theoretically, it might be any program, but we suspect that some kind of advertising-supported application (adware) might be directly associated with it. Such programs usually slither onto users’ computers bundled. Consequently, users do not know anything about their entrance. Also, users might download them from dubious pages themselves. It is not always easy to recognize untrustworthy software, so we highly recommend installing a security application on your computer.
If you cannot get rid of You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert by closing your web browser, it means that you will need to find and erase untrustworthy software that is active on your computer to make it gone. If you cannot locate any software that could be responsible for showing the fake alert on your screen, perform a full system scan with an automated scanner.
Remove You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert
Delete suspicious software
- Click Start.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Select the program you want to delete and click Remove.
- Press Win+R.
- Type Control Panel in the box and click OK.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Select the untrustworthy application.
- Click Uninstall.
Reset your web browser to default
- Open Internet Explorer and press Alt+T.
- Click Internet Options.
- Open the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset.
- Put a tick in the box next to Delete personal settings.
- Click Reset.
- Open Mozilla Firefox.
- Tap Alt+H.
- Click Troubleshooting information.
- Click Refresh Firefox.
- Launch Google Chrome and press Alt+F.
- Click Settings.
- Go to the bottom and click Advanced.
- Click Reset.
In non-techie terms:
You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert tries to convince users that they can win a prize by answering three questions, but it is not true. We are sure it has nothing to do with the Microsoft Corporation and, on top of that, nobody is going to give you an expensive item just for answering questions. Close your web browser immediately if you have encountered You Have Won Microsoft Gift Today fake alert. If this does not help you to get rid of it, i.e. the fake alert reopens, the chances are high that you could get rid of it only by eliminating active malware from your system. Do not postpone doing this!