“Warning! Windows may be infected” is a misleading pop-up notification, which is related to 24/7 PC Guard virus. It is used to make people think that their PCs are at a risk of malware. In addition to that, after tricking users into thinking that their machines are infected, this alert also seeks to make them use a fake telephone support. Keep in mind that calling the number that is given on ”Warning! Windows may be infected” popup will never fix your computer because all these viruses that are reported on it are invented. Moreover, this can greatly increase your telephone bill because this service costs around 180 $. If you are suffering from “Warning! Windows may be infected” redirects and similar issues that appear on each of your web browsers, you should scan your computer with REPUTABLE anti-spyware and remove potentially unwanted programs, such as adwares and viruses, from it.
How can “Warning! Windows may be infected” hijack my computer?
“Warning! Windows may be infected” ad can easily show up on each of your web browsers because they are caused by specific web browser add-on that is related to it. In order to avoid it, you should be very careful when downloading programs that have nothing to do with Microsoft and other well-known developers. Be sure that you make a small research about every program that you decide to download on your computer. In addition to that, stay away from insecure websites and illegal programs because they can easily transmit “Warning! Windows may be infected” virus or 24/7 PC Guard virus to your computer. Once it infiltrates computer, it modifies some of PC's settings and starts displaying such alert:
Windows may be infected
Adware Dropper.W32 may have infected your computer
Detect: Adware Dropper
Detect: W32 Bundler
Detect: XSS Scripting
Call 1-(855) 753 9334 for immediate support!
How to remove “Warning! Windows may be infected”?
If you are usually interrupted by “Warning! Windows may be infected” popup, be sure you ignore it because it's fake and malicious. In this case, you should scan your computer with SpyHunter or STOPzilla.
You can remove Warning! Windows may be infected automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Manual Warning! Windows may be infected Removal GuideQuick menu:
Step 1: Uninstall Warning! Windows may be infected and related programsWindows Mac OS X ↷ Step 2
Remove Warning! Windows may be infected from Windows 7 / Vista / XP systems
- Click Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
Remove Warning! Windows may be infected from Windows 10 / Windows 8 systems
- If you are Windows 10 / Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
- Here, look for Warning! Windows may be infected or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
- Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.
Remove Warning! Windows may be infected from Mac OS X system
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Warning! Windows may be infected or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Step 2: Uninstall Warning! Windows may be infected from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari ↷ Step 3
Remove Warning! Windows may be infected from Internet Explorer (IE)Remove dangerous add-ons
- Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons.
- You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Warning! Windows may be infected and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
- Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
- Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
- Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
- Here, select Reset.
- When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Warning! Windows may be infected removal.
Remove Warning! Windows may be infected from Mozilla Firefox (FF)Remove dangerous extensions
- Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons → Extensions.
- Here, select Warning! Windows may be infected and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
- Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
- Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Warning! Windows may be infected removal.
Remove Warning! Windows may be infected from Google ChromeDelete malicious plugins
- Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools → Extensions.
- Here, select Warning! Windows may be infected and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
- Click on menu icon again and choose Settings → Manage Search engines under the Search section.
- When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
- Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
- Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
- Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Warning! Windows may be infected removal.
Remove Warning! Windows may be infected from SafariRemove dangerous extensions
- Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
- Here, select Extentions and look for Warning! Windows may be infected or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
- Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
- Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete Warning! Windows may be infected removal process.
Step 3: Complete Warning! Windows may be infected removal
After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of Warning! Windows may be infected registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.
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