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Remove Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups

‘Norton Security Warning’ pop-up windows suggesting that the user should call the number 1-855-770-9879 are an indication of adware and PUP infiltration. Users should not trust anything displayed by “Norton Security Warning” since the content has nothing to do with Norton. It is a bogus scheme trying to lure users into calling a fake support line to generate revenue for third parties.

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‘Norton Security Warning’ Pop-Up Distribution Method

Adware applications are usually distributed through monetization platforms and bundled downloads. “Norton Security Warning” pop-ups may have been added to the package of some free software products downloaded from the Web. Another possible infiltration technique is through fake program updates. There are users who have complained their PCs were invaded with similar pop-ups after executing a supposed update. Always keep in mind that legitimate product updates never come in such forms. Opening corrupted links and email attachments can also compromise both the user’s online privacy and the PC’s overall performance.Norton-Security-Warning-Popup

‘Norton Security Warning’ Description and Risk Evaluation

  • Ad-supported applications are not classified as malicious. However, they may become a gateway to more PC troubles if not removed in time.
  • Calling the given number – 1-855-770-9879 – may cost the user a solid amount of money. Furthermore, cyber crooks may be granted with remote access. Remote access is a dangerous weapon – various types of malware may enter the PC without the user’s knowledge.
  • Adware is also reported to add tracking cookies to the browser. Session cookies gather PII (personally identifiable information) such as browsing histories, search queries, and IP addresses.
  • The browser’s settings may also be altered without the user’s permission, along with the System Registry. Keys may be added or deleted, thus making manual removal challenging for non-expert users.

‘Norton Security Warning’ Removal Options

Adware may be removed manually. However, the user may have to be above average in terms of how the operational system works. If this is your case, just follow the steps provided below.
For the rest, running a full system scan is recommended. Install a trustworthy AV tool to detect and delete all threats. Don’t forget that the browser’s settings have to be restored as well.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups

1. Remove/Uninstall Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups 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 Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups 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 Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups and click “Remove

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    After Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups 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 Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups 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 Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups 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 Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups 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 Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Norton Security Warning Pop-Ups will be removed.

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