Tips to fix Windows® Internet security popup issue
Learn what causes Internet security popup in Windows systems. What are the different ways to fix the problem?
Windows based computers are very popular. The popularity of Windows Operating Systems can be attributed to the simplicity and usability of the Operating System. Windows based Operating Systems are very light on system resources and users can install very large numbers of applications to enhance the overall functionality of the OS. Windows computers also have excellent network capabilities and they also have some security features and a firewall. There are some Internet related problems that might come up on Windows computers. These include Internet not connecting, errors when connecting, security popups coming up on the system. Internet related security pop-up issue is a very common problem and it would cause interruption of the work being done by the user. Internet security pop up issue on Windows computers might also be because of malware infections within the system. Some adwares are known to cause such problems so that users would be forced into purchasing their product.
Following details give users more information regarding ways to fix Windows Internet security popup issue:
- Check for infections
- Reconfigure settings
- Repair Operating System
Check for infections
Malware infections within the system might be causing fake Internet security pop-ups to come up on your Windows system. All Windows users having Internet security popup alerts are advised to install the system with a good antivirus program or malware removal tool such as Malwarebytes Antimalware or Norton Antivirus and then remove the infections. Removing the adwares would automatically resolve the Internet security alert issue.
Windows Operating Systems have a feature known as security center. This feature is designed to alert users regarding critical issues on the system that require immediate user attention. If settings on the system such as Windows Firewall has not been configured properly, the security center would pop up alerts. Such problems can be resolved by reconfiguring the network related settings on the Control panel and turning on essential features such as firewall.
If removing malwares from the system and reconfiguring the Internet security alert settings does not solve the Internet pop up issue, then it is very likely that the system files on the Operating System are having some errors and these errors are creating fake alerts. The errors might be within the alert producing component of the OS. All Windows users having Internet security alerts are suggested to check the integrity of the system files using sfc/ scannow command and if system files are damaged, repairing the OS using the default OS repair tool would solve the problem.
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