Brief Introduction about 888-898-3501 Pup-up
The 888-898-3501 Pup-up is a tech support scam deriving from fake technical support agents. The con artist says there are issues on computer and persuades people to call this number for repairing. If users call this number, they will be required to pay for fixing these threats it fabricates. It is not suggested to do so because the number is not helpful at all. Possibly, the tech consultant at the other end of the phone is the one who produces call the scam pup-ups.
In general, this pup-up is distributed on untrusted sites which contain much phishing content. The sites it probably shows include:
When users open the two sites, they will see a false appearance of BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) and an interface similar to computer support site of Microsoft. However, it displays some intrusive alert messages:
‘ALERT: Our Agent Would like to Speak with you 1-888-898-3501
DO NOT CLICK OK
Instead CALL RIGHT AWAY: 1-888-898-3501
WE HAVE SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING
[your browser type], [your Windows version]
It is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT that we speak with you now.’
The scam pup-up also steals your personal information and it is a kind extortion. That is, if users don’t pay money, the pup-up constantly appears in your screen. Don’t get caught this number phone. It is suggested to uninstall it with a powerful removal tool.
<1> End all processes relative to 888-898-3501 pup-up
1) Press “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” (for Window 7) or “Ctrl+Shift+Esc” (for Window 8) together to start Task Manager. (alternatively you right click the taskbar and choose Start Task Manager.
2) Click End Process to stop dubious processes.
<2> Remove relative programs
1) Click on Start button and open Control Panel.
2) Click Programs and Features in all Control Panel items.
3) Find out the programs relative to 888-898-3501 pup-up and right click on it and then Uninstall.
If the above methods cannot solve your problems, I suggest you download the SpyHunter and RegCure. Both are really great. The customer who have used RegCure said that they don’t know there are hidden a lot of advertisement entries and junk plugins in their computer until it scans through all records. The RegCure also makes the start of Firefox or Google more fast.
It is also necessary to download SpyHunter, which can block the unsafe hijacker or virus. SpyHunter have the latest virus database and the remote server to solve personal computer problems.
<3> Download and Install SpyHunter
1) Click the link below to download SpyHunter.
2) Click Run run the file.exe.
3) After it is done, double click SpyHunter icon. In the interface of SpyHunter click the Scan Computer Now!
4) The results of scanning come out. You will see the 888-898-3501 pup-up virus in the threats list. Now, don’t hesitate to click Fix Threats before ticking Select All.
Note: The SpyHunter is free for virus scan. If you want to remove the threats, you need to purchase SpyHunter Malware Security Suite.
<4> Download and Install RegCure
1) Click the link below to download RegCure.
2) Click Save File to save the file.exe.
3) Run the file.exe by clicking the Run button. If the Windows asks you whether to allow or not, please choose allow.
4) After the installation is successful, double click the shortcut icon to open RegCure, which will automatically turn to the interface of System Scan and start to scan.
5) When the scanning is finished, you will see all the threats. Now, don’t hestate to click Fix All to solve all issues in your computer.
Note: The RegCure is free for issues scan. If you want to fix these issues, you need to purchase RegCure Pro Registry Cleaner by registering.
If you meet any difficulties in the process of installation, please give me a reply and I will help you.