What is Requiredcomputerrepair.com?
Requiredcomputerrepair.com is a malicious domain that was created in order to trick computer users into downloading potentially unwanted or even malicious applications. The phishing website presents you with a message claiming that you need to update your Java Plugin. The page also provides you with a fake download link that will not update your Java, but rather install unwanted programs onto your PC.
The reason you are redirected to this site or see it appearing as a pop-up is because your computer has an ad-supported application on it. You should delete Requiredcomputerrepair.com and the related adware and thus get rid of the misleading advertisements.
How does Requiredcomputerrepair.com work?
It is possible that you got redirected to Requiredcomputerrepair.com, because you entered a malicious website. However, if you keep running into this corrupted webpage, it is much more likely that this happens because of the adware that resides in your computer system. The ad-supported program is bound to show you other advertisements as well. You may be presented with pop-ups, in-text and interstitial ads, banners, video commercials and so on. As adware is not actually useful in any way there is no reason why you should tolerate its effects. We advise that you terminate Requiredcomputerrepair.com and the related application as soon as you can.
The main reason you should get rid of the adware is because it exposes you to unsafe and misleading data. Requiredcomputerrepair.com is a perfect example of that. The website claims to provide you with a necessary update of a well-known software and that is why many computer users end up clicking on the Download button. The site actually looks rather believable, however, you should know that the safest way to download and update software is by visiting its official webpage. Do not acquire programs from unknown and unreliable sources no matter what you are promised.
How to remove Requiredcomputerrepair.com?
In order to get rid of Requiredcomputerrepair.com, you need to delete the adware that is to blame for its appearance. There are two ways you can do that. First, however, you need to identify the program. You can do that by implementing a free malware scanner. Once you detect the application, you can choose between manual or automatic Requiredcomputerrepair.com removal. If you go for manual removal, you can use the instructions presented below. Resetting your browser settings will clear your browsing history, temporary files and cookies. If, however, you decide to eliminate Requiredcomputerrepair.com automatically, all you need to do is install the anti-malware utility and let it take care of your system.
Delete Requiredcomputerrepair.com and the related program:
Windows 7 and Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program
- Choose the adware and click on Uninstall
- Win+S → Control Panel → Uninstall a program
- Select the unwanted program and click Uninstall
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs
- Pick the unwanted application and click Remove
Uninstall Requiredcomputerrepair.com from browsers:
- Alt+H → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox → Reset Firefox
- Alt+F → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset settings → Reset
- Alt+T → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset.
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