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VS_Pete

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Scanned Avast all good.
 

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Deleted it with Task Manager assholds after my money.
 

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Yep, it's a scam but I've not had one of those in years. And as you did, if you suspect a virus than shut down the browser and use your own virus scanner. Never ever click on a link.
 

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You could also download and run a malwarebytes scan.
 

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Deleted it with Task Manager assholds after my money.
Yep, you’re on the correct path.

The best way to handle such browser scams is to kill the browse and any associated child processes using taskmanager. I also never press any “X” or “close” buttons on any browser scam pop-up Windows as you can never be sure what they will actually do. I then shut down the PC and reboot into safe mode where I run a full scan. Sometimes even I use a boot CD and run a scan off it.

As a final step, and the most important thing, I evaluate what web sites I was surfing. Since I’ve had a PC, I’ve only had two instances of such viruses/phishing scam. Others I know were getting such on a frequent basis :oops: One friend liked his porn so much he often suffered the virtual equivalent of an STD :rolleyes: After some repeated requests for help to fix his PC, which I did, I finally told him he was on his own :eek:
 

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I pulled the internet cable out.
And did what I did.

Thanks guys
 
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Last time it happened to me, it was due to me pulling on the cable....:oops::oops::oops::oops::oops:
I had it up and couldn`t delete it.
Main thing I didn`t click on anything.
 
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