Microsoft.com——-up.date stands for a new scary pop-up window which currently appears in all widely used browsers. Its aim is to scare user into thinking that their PCs are infected with a horrible adware and that they need to pay money in favor of some people to get their PCs fixed. However, doing so is a serious mistake, of course.
There are hackers who stand behind microsoft.com——-up.date pop-ups. Their sole mission is to get your money. So, they try to invent various scary techniques to make users really scared about the condition of their PCs.
Here is the scary alert given by means of such misleading pop-ups:
Your PC is infected with Viruses and other malicious applications. Viruses must be removed and system damage repaired.
It is necessary to run the Virus removal procedure immediately, please proceed.
If you leave this site your computer will remain damaged and vulnerable.
We suggest that you do not trust such scary pop-up windows, no matter how tricky they are. Instead, you’re strongly advised to scan your system with a proven anti-malware application developed by GridinSoft LLC to fix such issues and delete adware as the source of such pop-ups. Also, you will need to reset your browsers with its help.
Microsoft.com——-up.date virus automatic removal tool:
Microsoft.com——-up.date pop-up removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft AntiMalware and scan your PC with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all threats found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft AntiMalware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:
How to prevent your PC from being contaminated with microsoft.com——-up.date pop-up virus again in the future.
GridinSoft AntiMalware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft AntiMalware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):