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I wrote this article to help you remove Red Screen Internet Security Alert. This Red Screen Internet Security Alert removal guide works for all Windows versions.

Do you see the Red Screen Internet Security Alert on your screen when you surf the web? If yes, the news is not good. Your machine is infected with a potentially unwanted program or a PUP, for short. Yet, there is nothing potential in your situation. The program is unwanted indeed. It doesn’t offer you anything good. Not to you, not to your system. In fact, it does the exact opposite. The nasty PUP causes nothing but problems which grow in both numbers and severity as time passes. It is important not to panic, though.

The hackers behind the infection want you to be scared so you`d do what they say. Don`t. There is a silver lining. The PUP is relatively easy to remove. If you take immediate and prompt actions, you should have no problem dealing with it in no time. But for the purpose, you need to think straight and not fall for the lie the pest is feeding you. Once you spot the Red Screen Internet Security Alert, accept the fact you are dealing with unwanted malware and start looking for its hiding spot. When you find it, delete it upon discovery. The sooner you do, the better.

Remove Red Screen Internet Security Alert
The Red Screen Internet Security Alert Virus

The Red Screen Internet Security Alert is not real. It is a scam which hackers use in order to trick you into doing things which are against your best interest. The alert claims that your machine is in danger. It is trying to convince you that someone is trying to hack your PC. Or, that your machine is brimming with numerous infections. Or, that there is a vulnerability in your system which is threatening your privacy and security. It doesn’t matter what the alert says, it is not true. This is a scare tactic. The crooks behind the PUP want you to panic. This way, you will be more willing to do what they say. Of course, they say that you need their help. You are asked to call a toll-free number in order to get in touch with their “experts”. If you cave and call these people, the lies continue.

These “specialists” claim that the only way to solve your problems is with their help. For instance, they may try talking you into buying some fake application which is supposed to help you deal with the situation. Or, they may try tricking you into revealing personal and financial details while on the phone with them. Whatever they try, do not fall into their trap. The only problem with your system is with this nasty PUP which causes the Red Screen Internet Security Alert and you don`t need anything special for its removal. All you have to do is find where exactly it is hiding and then follow our detailed removal guide at the end of this article in order to get rid of it for good. That`s it! Once the PUP is gone, the Red Screen Internet Security Alert will magically disappear and your problems are solved. Don’t hesitate but delete the PUP ASAP.

How did you get infected with the Red Screen Internet Security Alert PUP? Well, it is hard to say how exactly the pest entered but here are the possible scenarios. You may have clicked on a corrupted link, ad or page and downloaded it without knowing. Also, the PUP might have been attached to an email message which you opened and let it free. Or, it might have been bundled to another program which you downloaded and installed. The possibilities are many but the one thing that helped the PUP succeed was your carelessness. No infiltration method is good enough to work without your haste and distraction. Do not provide them. Always be on the alert and do your due diligence. Otherwise, next time you may have the misfortunate to get infected with a much more serious threat.

Red Screen Internet Security Alert Removal

STEP-1 Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Red Screen Internet Security Alert from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.

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