'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' Pop-Ups Description
The 'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' pop-up windows that you may see in Web browsers like Internet Explorer, Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome should not be perceived as legitimate messages from Microsoft. The 'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' pop-ups may include logos and images taken from Support.microsoft.com (the official support page by Microsoft Corp.), but the pop-ups are not to be trusted. The people responsible for the 'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' messages aim to mislead PC users by using logos from Support.microsoft.com and convince them to call toll-free phone lines like 866-315-0847. The phone numbers shown on the 'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' pop-ups are operated by con artists that offer 'repair services' and 'Windows key renewal services.'
PC users may stumble upon pages associated with the 'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' messages when they click on technical support advertisements, install corrupted browser extensions and may be redirected by adware. The 'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' messages may lead users to call con artists, and you may be suggested that your Windows key has expired or your AV product has failed to detect malware on your computer. Also, we have seen some versions of the 'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' pop-ups show alerts saying that your email account, Facebook account, and online banking account has been compromised due to Windows being corrupted. Don’t call the toll-free 866-315-0847 phone number and other numbers displayed on the 'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' windows.
If you have problems with your Windows key you should reach out to the legitimate Windows support page on h[tt]ps://support.microsoft[.]com/en-us/help/10738/windows-10-get-help-with-activation-errors and use the 'Contact Microsoft Support' page at h[tt]ps://support.microsoft[.]com/it/contactus. Computer security experts alert that the 'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' messages offer no help to PC users and the con artists may lead users to grant them remote desktop access followed by invitation to pay hundreds of dollars for fake repair services. You can remove unwanted browser extensions, adware and browser hijackers related to the 'COMPUTER DETECTED TO BE CORRUPTED' Tech Support Scam with the help of a reliable anti-malware suite.