How to remove Windowssup.website Fake Audio Alert Support Scam
What is Windowssup.website:
Threat Classification: Adware/Support Scam
Windowssup.website is a nasty, deceptive and bogus and phishing website, which goal is to deceive computer users into thinking that they were hacked or are currently being attacked and that user’s only alternative is to call the FAKE toll-free support number +1-844-617-0789. Let’s make one thing clear – if you have seen these pop-up ads and random redirects or you’ve experienced some of the Fake Audio Alerts, you should consider your computer compromised and infected with some dangerous malware. The Fake Support Center Scammers dangerous are usually trying to make you believe, that your computer is infected by the dangerous trojan called ZEUS, however, they don’t provide any proof of this. What is really happening is the following – the Fake Support Center is trying to sell you a FAKE SUPPORT SERVICE, which will cost you more than $150 / per year / per computer or their best case scenario is to get your PayPal.com username and password or other financial information like credit cards numbers, addresses or your SSN – rendering your life ruined, because of the stolen ID, which will occur is the bad guys achieve it! The Windowssup.website fake support center scammers are trying to lock your computer and prints some vert scary message, which basically explains the users, that because of some computer error this computer issue could lead to data loss and to avoid it, the users should call the FAKE Support Center hotline +1-844-617-0789. If you have seen this pop-up, redirect or some kind of browser error, you should consider your system compromised by getting this message and our malware research experts are strongly recommending the award-winning anti-malware product SpyHunter 4. Our malware specialists performed a thorough inspection on these Fake Pop-ups by Windowssup.website and they found out that these fake messages, pop-ups, and redirects are generated by a malicious browser extension, that was installed on your system by using a questionable, shady and suspicious software bundle. Furthermore, our security experts are sure, that the rogue browser extension is capable of infiltrating computers without owner’s permission or any other consent. Once activated the malware infection will start collecting your private data including usernames, email addresses, browsing history, browsing locations, SSNs, Real Names, Postal Addresses, Birthdays, passwords, Credit Card Information and/or other financial data or online bank account information, which later will be either sold or shared with some 3rd party companies! This Windowssup.website is very deceitful and malicious attempt from cyber crooks to get your money by using some malware and social engineering. This is known to work with all well-known browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Google Chrome.
Generally, users that have this particular adware and/or PUP installed on their systems might see various pop-up & pop-under browser windows, informing the victim that a Video Player is Ready for Download, Install Media Downloader, Infection was Detected, Please Install The New Java Update or Important Software Update, New Driver Updates are Released etc.. The Windowssup.website is set to display FAKE POP-UP ALERTS on the victim’s computer. Please note, that all these web alerts are FAKE! Actually, the main purpose of the Windowssup.website is to drive as much traffic as possible to certain domains, which then is converted to cash via one of the many online marketing platforms.
Windowssup.website is usually bundled with other free software products and is being installed by default when the user accepts the EULA while performing an express/recommended installation. That’s why you should be very careful what you agree to install and always opt-out for a custom installation and skip or deselect the software you don’t want to install or you are not familiar with. The possible distribution of Windowssup.website bundle varies but is not limited to – installing third-party toolbars, free PDF software, free Video editors or other free software products or downloading e-mail attachments etc..
The purpose of Windowssup.website is to attract more users to certain domains, so that the creators of such or similar adware could generate income from the online traffic, using one of the many online marketing platforms. Windowssup.website may use tracking cookies and other relevant techniques to steal your personal data such as account information, usernames & passwords, bank account data etc. That’s why this malware infection should not be left unattended and needs to be terminated immediately, as it seems to be a serious threat to your online security.
!!! Please note that these infections could potentially bring up other malware to your computer and even cause a loss of data. Please do not underestimate such threats.
How to remove Windowssup.website Fake Audio Alert Support Scam Removal Process:
There are two ways to remove this infection. It is totally up to you to decide which way you want to go:
1. Automatic Removal Method (recommended for all users) using the SpyHunter Malware Security Suite.
2. Manual Removal Method (recommended ONLY for PC Experts or Enthusiasts).
Remove Windowssup.website Fake Audio Alert Support Scam Automatically:
We recommend using SpyHunter Malware Security Suite.
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Remove Windowssup.website Fake Audio Alert Support Scam Manually:
!!! Please note: You can remove Windowssup.website manually, however, you should go ahead at your own risk. Any of these interventions might render your computer system inoperable. Therefore the Manual removal method is recommended ONLY for PC Experts or Enthusiasts. For ALL users, MalwareKillers.com recommends using SpyHunter.
1. Remove Windowssup.website Uninstall Entry:
First, you can try to go to Control panel and click on Programs and Features (Windows Vista/7/8/10) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP) and check the Uninstall Programs’ List for any entry related to Windowssup.website, MPC Cleaner, Datahub.serving-sys.com, Searchguide.level3.com, Ds.serving-sys.com, Mrtrk1.com, Arcade Swim Ads, ShowBox Ads, 1.loadblanks.ru, OpinionFind.com, ExploreAlways.com, SearchBent.com, DiscoverReceipt.com, Chum Search, Playbar.biz, KMSPico, Traffic Exchange Ads, Get Forms Online Toolbar, 2080.hit.buy-targeted-traffic.com, Derbaraf.top, Searchudak.com, Outbrain.com, Popads.net, NewTab.club, MyTransitGuide Toolbar, Play-bar.net, Foxi69.tlscdn.com, Fuq.com, Down.baidu2016.com, Ps4ux.com, Search Manager, RelevantKnowledge, SafeSurfs.com, DOC to PDF Toolbar, Windows Activation Pro, USB Lock, Disk Power, TTwifi, AdsKeeper.co.uk, TrafficFactory.biz or any other third-party add-ons, extensions, and toolbars. You should also look for all kinds of suspicious programs, installed on the same date as the infection. If you find such, double-click on it and try to remove it. Although, please mind, that this is an actual infection and you might not be able to remove it directly from the list.
*(Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features or Add/Remove Programs) or “Win + R” keys to open “Run” and type in “control”, then hit the Enter.
2. Remove Windowssup.website from your browser:
Go to Tools -> Internet options -> Advanced Tab and click the Reset button (make sure to select the Delete Personal Settings checkbox).
*please note that in order to save your favorites, you need to export them before resetting the browser as you will lose all personal settings.
After Internet Explorer completes the operation, click the close button and then start again the Internet Explorer in order for the changes to take effect.
Go to the following path (you can copy-paste it) and delete the entire folder “Chrome” with all the folders and files that are in it.
For Windows XP: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\
For Windows Vista/7/8/10: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\
Alternatively, you can navigate to these folders by following these steps:
For Windows XP:
1. Click on “Start” in the bottom-left part of the screen.
2. Choose “Run“.
3. Type %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\ and hit the Enter.
For Windows Vista/7/8/10:
1. Click on the Windows logo in the bottom-left part of the screen.
2. Type %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\ and hit the Enter.
1. At the top of the Firefox window (top-right corner), click the Firefox Menu button (3 horizontal lines), go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
2. Click the Reset / Refresh Firefox button in the top-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
3. To continue, click Reset / Refresh Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
4. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will soon restart.
3. Delete any folders or files related to Windowssup.website by checking the following locations: