"Enter Windows registration key to unblock" Tech Support Scam

"Enter Windows registration key to unblock" Tech Support Scam Description

The "Enter Windows registration key to unblock" tech support scam is a very common tactic used by con artists to trick computer users and make them believe that they need to take action to solve a problem that is not real. The "Enter Windows registration key to unblock" tech support scam tactic uses social engineering, frauds and phishing to accomplish its goal. The "Enter Windows registration key to unblock" tech support scam message instructs the affected computer users to call the '800-516-5594 phone number because their computers were blocked due to security reasons. There's no such blockage; the affected computer is fine. Gullible computer users that call the number provided by the "Enter Windows registration key to unblock" tech support scam message will talk to a person that will claim that the only way to fix the problem is by purchasing their technical support services or fake software. The "Enter Windows registration key to unblock" tech support scam is an adware-related application that enters a computer if the computer user downloads software that has it bundled or click on corrupted advertisements.

To shortest path to prevent the presence of adware like the"Enter Windows registration key to unblock" tech support scam on a computer is to be extra careful when downloading new software from third parties and check the list of installed add-ons, plug-ins and extension and if you don't recognize one or some of them, remove it immediately with an anti-malware software preferably.