|Name||Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info|
|Type||Fake Tech Support|
|Short Description||Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info lead to the same tech support site that scams the user into calling.|
|Symptoms||Redirects, Annoying pop-ups|
|Distribution Method||Via redirects, via adware apps.|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info|
What Are Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info?
There are many schemes which cyber criminals use to scam users out of their personal information and their money. They will try to make it seem as though they are helping you, but this will not be the case. The websites protectyourassets.info and warrantsafety.info are a perfect example of this. If you go to these websites, you will notice that they are totally the same. Even the service is called Instant Tech Expert, but the domain names are not even remotely related to that name. This should already alert you whether these websites should be trusted or not. They will definitely not provide you with any tech support. Instead, they will try to scam you. This is why you should avoid them at all costs.
What Are the Dangers of Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info?
The websites will offer you to call their tech support hotline. Calling the phone number is quite expensive. However, you will discover this only when you receive your phone bill. What is more, cyber criminals may ask you for your personal and credit card details. If you give your information to them, they will be able to steal your identity and your money. This is why you should not trust these websites.
Ads for Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info Keep Appearing
If ads for these websites start showing up while you are browsing the web, then one of two things is happening:
→You are on an unreliable website
There is adware on your computer
In the first case all you need to do is leave the website, while in the latter one, you will have to uninstall the program. If the ads keep appearing on reliable websites, then there definitely is adware on the PC. Typically, adware programs can be uninstalled just like any other program, but some of them may be harder to handle. If this is the case, we recommend using a reliable antimalware tool. This will completely remove the adware. What is more, it will also prevent any unwanted programs from entering your PC in the future, and it will also protect it against more severe threats such as malware.
We recommend that in the future you do your research before trusting any tech support. This also goes for any system cleaning tools as there are a lot of fake ones being offered around the web. As you can see, cyber criminals have many ways of scamming users. The web is a place that is not all that safe. This is why you should stay vigilant at all times.
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
- Guide 1: How to Remove Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info
Step 2: Uninstall Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info will be removed.
Eliminate Protectyourassets.info and Warrantsafety.info from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.