Windows 10: Fake Virus Alert Popups with Edge browser

Discus and support Fake Virus Alert Popups with Edge browser in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; How do you guys get rid of those nuisance Fake Virus Alert Popups with the Edge browser? Usually you can just press Ctrl + Alt + Delete, then select... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by sportsfan148, Apr 29, 2020.

  1. Fake Virus Alert Popups with Edge browser


    How do you guys get rid of those nuisance Fake Virus Alert Popups with the Edge browser?
    Usually you can just press Ctrl + Alt + Delete, then select Task Manager and end the Edge process. But Ive noticed that when you start Edge up again from the taskbar it automatically opens up the last page that was previously opened. If that was one of those Scareware Fake Virus popup alerts, then Im presuming you would be stuck in a loop as it would just open the Fake Virus Alert popup page up again that you are trying to get rid of. I have Edge set to Open Microsoft Edge with the Start Page but in this case that makes no difference whatsoever. As a test Ive just tried closing down a webpage using Task Manager to close Edge with End Task. I rebooted the PC and even then Edge opens up the webpage that was previously force closed using Task Manager

    :)
     
    sportsfan148, Apr 29, 2020
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  2. DarrylHXG Win User

    Windows 10 - Edge Browser Popup - Virus - Can't Terminate It

    Fake Virus Alert Popups with Edge browser [​IMG]

    Upgraded HP All-in-One i5,8Gb, 1Tb computer from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10.

    Computer has the "Computer Health Alert" virus. Program in Uninstalls looks to be DailyDiet "Something" (when googled this is one of the variations). Avast, MalwareBytes, Kaspersky Boot 10 CD, CCleaner browser clean and registry clean, with the power
    uninstall did no good. A program listed on this page, ADWCleaner, found the remnants of the virus (some 55 cookies, registry entries, etc.) and had me reboot the computer.

    Still when Edge is started the infinite loop popup can only be terminated with task manager.

    Google Chrome is not affected.

    Next step?

    Thanks.
     
    DarrylHXG, Apr 29, 2020
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  3. Carlo Fer Win User
    Virus alert from microsoft edge

    Hello jodemo,

    The alert you received about virus is a common scam. We suggest that you close Microsoft Edge immediately. Make sure not to restore the sessions when you reopen Microsoft Edge.

    In addition, we highly recommend you to follow the steps provided by Bruce Hagen MVP on this
    thread link.

    Hope this information helps you. Feel free to post back if you need further assistance.
     
    Carlo Fer, Apr 29, 2020
    #3
  4. Le Boule Win User

    Fake Virus Alert Popups with Edge browser

    browser waring of virus blocking edge

    Edge Browser Adware

    See post of GreginMich here: Can't close Edge- Message to call a number for help, to get off this web site

    If your issue continues see this free multi-step removal guide from Malwaretips.com: Remove Microsoft or Apple Tech Support Scam pop-ups (Free Guide)

    You may not need to scan with Zemana or Hitman Pro (note that both are available in trial versions if you do need them). If scanning with AdwCleaner (step 1) and Malwarebytes Free (step 3) does not resolve your issue, you may
    need to reset your browsers as suggested in step 5.
     
    Le Boule, Apr 29, 2020
    #4
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