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New Fake Microsoft error message suddenly appears on laptop

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by ron40, Sep 5, 2018.

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    For the last several weeks i've been seeing the following warning, which I know is a fake, on my laptop. I think it may have contaminated my copy of "Irfanview," which is a freeware graphics program I have used for years to printscreen images, paste them to Irfanview & crop & save them. The program acted "strangely" today; an image kept disappearing a few seconds after pasting it to IV & then my screen suddenly displayed the virus. However I've had this issue for several weeks & this is the first time I've noticed the IV connection. I would appreciate any help offered.

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    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 61 Stepping 4
    Processor Count: 4
    RAM: 8107 Mb
    Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500, 1024 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: 456 GB (284 GB Free);
    Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0G14T4
    Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
     

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