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Remove Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 Scam

NameFake BSOD 1-855-484-3589
TypeFake BSOD Scam
Short DescriptionThe fake BSOD features a phone number which should not be called.
SymptomsThe display of fake BSOD indicating that the system has been infiltrated by a PUP.
Distribution MethodVia bundling, unsafe browsing.
Detection toolDownload SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589

What Is 1-855-484-3589 Pop-Up?

1-855-484-3589 Pop-Up is a fake warning. It will mimic the infamous Blue Screen of Death. However, it will appear on your browser. This means that your computer will not have actually crashed. The pop-up will feature the phone number, and it will say that this is a technical support hotline. Do not call the number. This is nothing but a trick designed to scam you. Simply ignore the pop-up. However, the fact that this misleading pop-up has appeared means that there is a potentially unwanted program on your computer. This has to be removed as soon as possible if you do not want to put your system at risk.

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What Does 1-855-484-3589 Pop-Up Do?

The pop-up will appear while you are browsing the web. It will claim that a problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down. It will want you to restart your computer, and then it will suggest you do a few things that are way too hard for layman users to do. Then, it will offer that you call the “Windows helpline.” There is no such thing, so you will just end up calling scammers.

These scammers will usually try to trick you into paying for their fake services. They will offer a yearly subscription to their support service, starting at around $300. They may also want you to install some software on your computer that will help them steal your sensitive information. This is why you should not call the hotline and ignore this fake BSoD error message.

Where Did 1-855-484-3589 Pop-Up Come from?

This pop-up is generated by a potentially unwanted program on your computer. This program is most likely classified as adware. There is a large possibility that this program has been installed on your computer without you knowing it. They usually manage to sneak onto computers by being bundled with free applications. There are a few things you can do to avoid bundled downloads:

  • Avoid third-party software distributors.
  • Be sure to read carefully through all information presented in the install wizard.
  • Select Advanced/Custom installation. This will show you whether additional software is featured on the installer, and you will have the chance to decline it.

Adware programs can be a risk for your system. Although they are not malicious themselves, they can expose you to malicious content as they are easily exploited by cyber criminals. You may be presented with an ad that leads to some malicious website. There, some scam may be attempted as it is the case with the 1-855-484-3589 Pop-Up. Or the website could attack your PC with malware. You do not want this to happen. This is why it is vital that you remove the adware program as soon as possible.

How to Get Rid of 1-855-484-3589 Pop-Up

To stop this annoying pop-up from appearing, you have to remove the program that is generating it. To do that, go to Control Panel, open the list of programs, find any unfamiliar applications and remove them.

However, some adware programs are harder to remove than others. If you keep seeing the pop-up, it is recommended that you acquire a reliable AV program. This will get rid of the intruder. What is more, the security software will also get rid of any other unwanted software and make sure that our system does not get compromised. This way you can be sure that all of your data is completely safe.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589

1. Remove/Uninstall Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 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 get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 and click “Remove

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    After Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 will be removed.

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    How to Remove Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 from Windows.


    Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589

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    1. Hold Windows key() + R


    2. The "Run" Window will appear. In it, type "msconfig" and click OK.


    3. Go to the "Boot" tab. There select "Safe Boot" and then click "Apply" and "OK".
    Tip: Make sure to reverse those changes by unticking Safe Boot after that, because your system will always boot in Safe Boot from now on.


    4. When prompted, click on "Restart" to go into Safe Mode.


    5. You can recognise Safe Mode by the words written on the corners of your screen.


    Step 2: Uninstall Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 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. To do that:


    1. Hold the Windows Logo Button and "R" on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear.


    2. In the field type in "appwiz.cpl" and press ENTER.


    3. This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC. Select the program that you want to remove, and press "Uninstall"
    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall most programs.


    Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 on your computer.

    The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

    You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:

    1. Open the Run Window again, type "regedit" and click OK.


    2. When you open it, you can freely navigate to the Run and RunOnce keys, whose locations are shown above.


    3. You can remove the value of the virus by right-clicking on it and removing it.
    Tip: To find a virus-created value, you can right-click on it and click "Modify" to see which file it is set to run. If this is the virus file location, remove the value.

    IMPORTANT!
    Before starting "Step 4", please boot back into Normal mode, in case you are currently in Safe Mode.
    This will enable you to install and use SpyHunter 5 successfully.

    Step 4: Scan for Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

    1. Click on the "Download" button to proceed to SpyHunter's download page.


    It is recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter's EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria.


    2. After you have installed SpyHunter, wait for it to update automatically.

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    3. After the update process has finished, click on the 'Malware/PC Scan' tab. A new window will appear. Click on 'Start Scan'.

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    4. After SpyHunter has finished scanning your PC for any files of the associated threat and found them, you can try to get them removed automatically and permanently by clicking on the 'Next' button.

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    If any threats have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart your PC.


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    Get rid of Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 from Mac OS X.


    Step 1: Uninstall Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 and remove related files and objects

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    1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:


    2. Find Activity Monitor and double-click it:


    3. In the Activity Monitor look for any suspicious processes, belonging or related to Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589:

    Tip: To quit a process completely, choose the “Force Quit” option.


    4. Click on the "Go" button again, but this time select Applications. Another way is with the ⇧+⌘+A buttons.


    5. In the Applications menu, look for any suspicious app or an app with a name, similar or identical to Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589. If you find it, right-click on the app and select “Move to Trash”.


    6: Select Accounts, after which click on the Login Items preference. Your Mac will then show you a list of items that start automatically when you log in. Look for any suspicious apps identical or similar to Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589. Check the app you want to stop from running automatically and then select on the Minus (“-“) icon to hide it.


    7: Remove any left-over files that might be related to this threat manually by following the sub-steps below:

    • 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 Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 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:

    Disclaimer! If you are about to tamper with Library files on Mac, be sure to know the name of the virus file, because if you delete the wrong file, it may cause irreversible damage to your MacOS. Continue on your own responsibility!

    1: Click on "Go" and Then "Go to Folder" as shown underneath:

    2: Type in "/Library/LauchAgents/" and click Ok:

    3: Delete all of the virus files that have similar or the same name as Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589. If you believe there is no such file, do not delete anything.

    You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:

    → ~/Library/LaunchAgents
    /Library/LaunchDaemons

    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.



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    Remove Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 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.


    Windows Mac OS X Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge Safari Internet Explorer


    Erase Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 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.



    Windows Mac OS X Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge Safari Internet Explorer


    Uninstall Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 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.



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    Remove Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 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".

    stf-safari preferences


    Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.

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    Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.


    Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.

    stf-safari uninstall

    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 will be removed.


    How to Reset Safari
    IMPORTANT: Before resetting Safari make sure you back up all your saved passwords within the browser in case you forget them.

    Start Safari and then click on the gear leaver icon.

    Click the Reset Safari button and you will reset the browser.


    Windows Mac OS X Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge Safari Internet Explorer


    Eliminate Fake BSOD 1-855-484-3589 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.


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