Do you know what Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked is?
Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked are pop-ups that are shown for users in order to scare them into contacting the “certified technicians.” Therefore, you will see the number provided on a pop-up, and you will be encouraged to dial it. You should not do that in any case because the pop-up you see on your screen is completely fake, and it is only displayed for you to promote the telephone number and other paid services. We cannot blame those users who hurry to contact the support because the Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-up is very convincing. For example, it informs users that their privacy and financial data, including credit card details, passwords, and even chat logs from social-networking websites, are in danger. In some cases, users cannot close the pop-up easily too, so they believe that the Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-up is the legitimate system alert. We can guarantee that the pop-up is fake, and you should now worry about its removal only.
If you have noticed the Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-up only once while surfing the web, it is likely that you have ended up on some kind of unreliable website; however, if these pop-ups keep appearing to you quite often, there is basically no doubt that you have malware installed on your PC. Also, there is a slight possibility that you have encountered some kind of infection that has modified your hosts file. Malware responsible for the presence of these irritating pop-ups might perform other activities, for instance, gather data about your activities or download and install additional malware. Therefore, you need to find it and remove it ASAP not just because it is the only way to stop Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-ups from appearing on the screen.
All Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-ups seek to scare users into contacting the “technical support”; however, it has been noticed that there are several different versions of these pop-ups promoting different telephone numbers. These are the numbers users come across the most frequently:
Nobody knows who hides behind these Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-ups, so you might contact cyber crooks instead of reaching the technical support. Besides, these telephone numbers might be premium-rate numbers. Last but not least, you should not make a call because you will simply be recommended to acquire an unnecessary program for you, and cyber criminals or bad companies might even use the information you provide about yourself (e.g. name and surname) during the phone call for their devious plans. Also, people behind this scam might want to get a remote access to your computer. Do not grant them permission to do that in any way if you do not want to experience other security and privacy-related problems!
As you already know, you, most probably, see Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-ups within your web browser continuously if you have some kind of malicious software installed, or your hosts file has been modified. Internet is a dangerous place these days, so if you do not want to encounter other infections in the future that act in an undesirable way, you, first of all, need to install a reliable security tool on your computer. Also, users should not forget to surf the web carefully too because there are thousands of threats on the web that want to enter your system by any means.
You can close the Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-up by simply closing the browser tab; however, if you find this impossible, you will have to kill the main process of your browser to close it. Use our manual removal instructions you can find placed below. Remember, you will have to detect and delete malware from your computer if the Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-up keeps appearing on your screen. The quickest and easiest way to do that is to scan the system with an automatic malware remover, e.g. SpyHunter.
Close the Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-up
- Tap Ctrl+Shift+Esc simultaneously to open the Task Manager.
- Open the Processes tab.
- Find the main process of your browser, e.g. chrome.exe.
- Right-click on the process and then select End Process.
- Close the Task Manager.
In non-techie terms:
As the Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-up is available at some kind of unreliable third-party website, there is a possibility that you will see it again if you restore your last browsing session. We are sure that you do not wish to see it again, so we suggest that you do not click on the recovery button. Of course, if you have malware installed that shows these pop-ups, Your Windows (Microsoft) Computer has been blocked pop-ups will still keep appearing to you day after day unless you clean your PC.