Windows 10: Tech support scam; malwarebytes finds nothing. Advice?

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  1. Tech support scam; malwarebytes finds nothing. Advice?

    /u/alalavar, Jan 9, 2020
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  2. RickCP Win User
    RickCP, Jan 9, 2020
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  3. Rob Koch Win User
    Rob Koch, Jan 9, 2020
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  4. Tech support scam; malwarebytes finds nothing. Advice?

    Ms tech support is it a scam?

    As already mentioned: Yes that's a scam.

    All these kind of pop-ups are fake warnings - scams. Never ever call these numbers.

    Please read:
    PSA: Tech Support Scams Pop-Ups on the Rise


    Use the Task Manager to close your browser:

    How to Use the New Task Manager in Windows 8 or 10

    If you use Edge, see all of
    GreginMich
    's replies here:
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/forum/protect_other-protect_scanning/system-error/dcccc74e-fb98-43a8-8579-956692a40982


    Clear your temporary internet files and reboot. Do not restore the browser session.

    After the reboot, the pop-up should be gone.

    If not, follow the steps provided here: Remove Tech Support Scam pop-up (Call For Support Scam)

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    Also read/watch:


    Beware of Phony Tech Support Scams

    Tech Support Scams – Help & Resource Page

    Fake Tech Support Scams – video from the MS Digital Crimes Unit

     
    Jsssssssss, Jan 9, 2020
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