Remove Windows Anti Hacking Department scam

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Following this guide will help you to get rid of Windows Anti Hacking Department scary alerts from your browser. By the way, such troubles may occur easily in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge. Users may see these scary alerts and come to the conclusion that their PC is really infected.


Windows Anti Hacking Department
Windows Anti Hacking Department

This is actually the purpose of Windows Anti Hacking Department scam – to make users really scared about the condition of their PCs. Then hackers who have developed this fraudulent technique will tell users to call a special toll free number where the crooks will suggest them to pay money for their fraudulent services. You are recommended to disregard these scary messages as you see reported by Windows Anti Hacking Department alerts.

What you should immediately do is to scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware, which will help you to get rid of Windows Anti Hacking Department scary alerts from your computer. You will need to reset your browsers with its help as explained in the guide below.


Windows Anti Hacking Department automatic removal tool:

Windows Anti Hacking Department removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to 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:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Windows Anti Hacking Department in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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 Anti-Malware 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):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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