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Google chrome pop up saying I have 5 virus on my computer

  • 26 March 2021
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I keep getting Pop up notifications from Google Chrome saying my computer has 5 virus (es) Then when I click to clear up it goes to Norton or MacAfee says my subscription has ended.  I only have Webroot.

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Best answer by TripleHelix 26 March 2021, 21:41

Hello @jwuly 

 

You need to reset your Chrome Browser see here for more info: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/3296214?hl=en because you have fake virus warnings or scams. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/rogue-affiliates-are-running-fake-antivirus-expiration-scams/

 

HTH,

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Hello @jwuly 

 

You need to reset your Chrome Browser see here for more info: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/3296214?hl=en because you have fake virus warnings or scams. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/rogue-affiliates-are-running-fake-antivirus-expiration-scams/

 

HTH,

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Take advice would be my suggestion.

Thanks.  It worked. Problem solved.

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Thanks.  It worked. Problem solved.


Great to hear!

 

Cheers,

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