Pop-up windows brought by chromebrowser.windowsdesk.net should not be trusted. The domain is considered ad-supported and is mat also have browser hijacker components. The displayed pop-ups may be trying to convince the user that his PC has been infected. To make the scam more believable, cyber crooks have imitated Chrome’s legitimate security alert messages and logo. However, the ones generated by chromebrowser.windowsdesk.net should be regarded as fake.
Furthermore, calling the provided phone number – ‘Help Line: 844-503-3659’- may introduce various types of malware to the system. Simply disregard anything stated by the suspicious domain and proceed towards cleaning the PC.
Chromebrowser.windowsdesk.net Pop-Ups Distribution Method
Chromebrowser.windowsdesk.net may have been included in the package of a legitimate freeware product. The method is known as bundling and is applied for financial purposes such as covering money losses and monetizing online platforms. Opting for the custom/ advanced installer solves the issue created by bundling. Just deselect any additional pieces of software.
Chromebrowser.windowsdesk.net Pop-Ups Risk Evaluation
Ad-supported browser extensions are known to cause several issues on a system. Here is a summary of most frequent troubles caused by adware:
- Employment of tracking cookies, so that personally identifiable information is harvested.
- Display of pop-up advertisements. Because Chromebrowser.windowsdesk.net is considered a fake tech support, the provided pop-ups will concern the user’s security and may be presented as warnings.
- Altering the Window’s registry so that manual removal is more challenging to average users.
N.B. Even though the ‘Help Line: 844-503-3659’ is primarily aimed at Chrome, its pop-up warnings may start appearing on other browsers as well.
Here is an example of how Help Line: 844-503-3659’s pop-ups may look like:
Chromebrowser.windowsdesk.net Pop-Ups Removal Options
Affected users are advised to scan their systems via a competent AV solution. Once installed, such a program will continue to shield the PC against malicious software. Remember to update frequently the AV tool. An informative video is also provided below.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter