Fake Windows Activation Screen Description"Fake Windows Activation Screen" is a Trojan infection that is disguised as a Windows Activation program. The "Fake Windows Activation Screen" has a professional appearance and displays a message claiming that you need to re-activate your Windows. The "Fake Windows Activation Screen" will also request you to provide personal information such as your name, contact information and credit card details. Do not fall for this scam; cybercriminals could use your credit card details to commit fraud.
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Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
- Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
- Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
- Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in 'Safe Mode with Networking' and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
- IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.
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File System Details
Fake Windows Activation Screen creates the following file(s):
Fake Windows Activation Screen creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = "1"
More Details on Fake Windows Activation Screen
The following messages associated with Fake Windows Activation Screen were found:
|"Microsoft Windows Activation|
Microsoft Piracy Control
Your copy of Windows was activated by another user. To help reduce software piracy, please re-activate your copy of Windows now. We will ask for your billing details, but your credit card will NOT be charged. You must activate Windows before you can continue to use it. Microsoft is committed to your privacy. For more information, www.microsoft.com/privacy.
Do you want to activate Windows now?"