Warning! Potentially harmful software is detected Description
"Warning! Potentially harmful software is detected" is a fake security warning associated with the rogue security program known as PC Protection Center. PC Protection Center will penetrate a computer system and display fake security alerts including "Warning! Potentially harmful software is detected", in order to convince a victim that the system is in trouble. Victims that fall for this scam end up purchasing the supposed full version of PC Protection Center which does not actually exist. Do not believe this fake alert and when you cross paths with it use a reliable security program to remove PC Protection Center from your PC.
Type: Fake Warning Messages
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Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?
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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