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Spitzi.co.uk 1-888-270-6403 Fake Tech Support Removal

The Spitzi.co.uk domain is classified as suspicious and potentially harmful. It may easily be regarded as a PUP. The website is employed by adware developers to spread advertisements and pop-up windows that may be dangerous to users. Once installed, the spitzi.co.uk domain may start generating pop-ups containing fake technical information. The crooks behind the fake technical support scheme will then try to trick users into calling 1-888-270-6403 so that the supposed issues are removed.

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However, users should know that calling the number will not fix any issues. First, the user will be charged a solid amount of money. Second, the user may grant remote access to the cyber criminals without even realizing. If remote access is obtained, the affected PC may be flooded with more PUPs, spyware, and even Trojans.

Spitzi.co.uk Distribution Pattern

Adware or ad-supported software is often bundled with legitimate software products. The reason bundling is used is entirely financial. Developers and third part digital marketers apply bundling to cover money losses and monetize various platforms. Bundling may be avoided by opting for the custom installer so that additional programs are unchecked.

Spitzi.co.uk Description and Risk Evaluation

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Spitzi.co.uk may appear as a legitimate and professional page but it is a well-developed fake tech support scheme.

The domain is associated with adware. Ad-supported software may become a gateway and let various types of malware in the system. Calling the given number 1-888-270-6403 may cost the user quite a lot but it won’t solve any problems. Furthermore, users should know that the IP address 199.79.62.21 behind spitzi.co.uk is directly connected to other cyber threats such as Sality and Ramnit, employed to steal and exploit banking credentials.

To summarize, the pop-up windows generated by spitzi.co.uk are used to promote fake technical support services. A phone number – 1-888-270-6403 is provided but calling it will only give remote access to the criminals. Finally, ad-supported software is known to:

  • Add tracking cookies to the browser and collect PII (personally identifiable information).
  • Alter both the system and the browser’s settings to make manual removal more challenging.
  • Slow down the PC’s performance and Internet speed and get in the way of normal and safe browsing.
  • Cause unwanted browser redirects to malicious websites loaded with malware.

Spitzi.co.uk Removal Options

Users are advised to install a trustworthy and powerful anti-malware application and perform a full system scan. A step-by-step manual guide is also available, be it only suitable for expert users.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Spitzi.co.uk

1. Remove/Uninstall Spitzi.co.uk 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 Spitzi.co.uk.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Spitzi.co.uk 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 Spitzi.co.uk and click “Remove

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    After Spitzi.co.uk 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 Spitzi.co.uk and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Spitzi.co.uk 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 Spitzi.co.uk 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 Spitzi.co.uk 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 Spitzi.co.uk
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Spitzi.co.uk. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Spitzi.co.uk will be removed.

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