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'Ms.error-917828.tech' Pop-Ups

Posted: September 1, 2016

The 'Ms.error-917828.tech' pop-ups are corrupted Web browser messages that may appear when users stumble upon a low-quality website. These pop-ups may appear in a new tab and be accompanied by a large number of text and audio messages, which warn users that their computers are in great trouble. In the case with the 'Ms.error-917828.tech' pop-ups, the audio file features a male voice telling users that their hard drives' content may be erased if they don't contact certified Microsoft technicians immediately. Unsurprisingly, the 'Ms.error-917828.tech' pop-ups also provide users with a phone number that can be called to reach a Microsoft's support team. However, the phone number 888-694-0621 is not linked to any of Microsoft's support center, and you can rest assured that calling it will not be a solution for any computer problem.

In fact, reputable companies like Microsoft will never use pop-ups and other online content as a method to promote their technical support services or to report computer problems. The 'Ms.error-917828.tech' pop-ups are fake, and their sole purpose is to scare users into paying large amounts of money for expensive and fake technical support services or unreliable computer optimization software. If you ever come across the 'Ms.error-917828.tech' pop-ups or other pop-ups with similar content, you can rest assured that they are part of an online technical support hoax.

Apart from warning users that their files will be deleted, the 'Ms.error-917828.tech' pop-ups also state that their computers are infected with Zeus, a popular banking Trojan. This is also a fake message whose sole purpose is to strike fear in the user. If the the 'Ms.error-917828.tech' pop-ups show up in your Web browser, you should make sure that they weren't injected there by a dubious program on your computer. To do this, you should run an anti-malware scanner that can check for any suspicious activities or applications that may be responsible for the unexpected appearance of the 'Ms.error-917828.tech' pop-ups. If your computer is clean, then the pop-ups probably appeared when you visited a particular website that is either linked to suspicious activities, or its security has been compromised.

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