Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam

What can be said “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam

“Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam are false alerts attempting to convince you that there is a problem with your machine. This is a regular tech-support scam that tries to scare users into calling certain numbers where they would be requested to provide remote access to their computer. If an adware is behind these adverts, they will be disturbing your browsing regularly. An ad-supported software is commonly installed by accident, during free software installation. You do not need to worry about the advertisements endangering your computer, and as long as you don’t call the alleged tech support, you’ll be fine. The reason calling them would be a mistake is because they would try to trick you out of a lot of money, or some malware could be installed. Permitting some questionable tech-support to have remote access to your computer can turn out to be a very bad idea, so be cautious. And when it comes to this advertisement, just ignore it, you’re system is not in danger, neither is your data. So as to make the advertisements go away, all you need to do is delete  “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam.

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Why are the warnings appearing

There is a huge probability that you obtained the infection through free application bundles. It comes added as an optional offer which Default settings do not show, and you can not unmark it if you can’t see it, which will allow it to install. In order to be able to unmark the offers, choose Advanced (Custom) settings. Advanced will make the offers visible, and all you have to do is unmark the boxes. And while those items might not necessarily be dangerous, if they didn’t disclose their installation properly, they shouldn’t be allowed to install. It is essential that you pay attention when installing programs because otherwise, you will have to erase “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam or similar over and over again.

These kinds of fake ads intend to fool people into believing that there is something wrong with their PC. You’re probably seeing a alleged malware, licensing or system problems, because con artists are not very original when it comes to scenarios, and they are all basically identical. Expect to see warnings about data loss or leaks as scare tactics are effective with less computer savvy people. A phone number would be flashing somewhere, the advertisements requesting you to dial it, and if you did, you would be dealing with skilled con artists. Legitimate companies will never ask you to call them, so keep that in mind. So if supposedly Microsoft or Apple is requesting you to call them via some alerts, know that it isn’t legitimate. These con artists would try to convince you that your system has an issue, and while they can repair it, it would cost money. Quite a few users fall for these scams since they may be less experienced when it comes to computers, which is why tech-support scams still exist. It isn’t difficult to imagine why somebody may fall for these scams because if they’re appearing on a regular basis, they may appear more real. If you are not convinced legitimate companies would not use browser alerts to warn you about malevolent programs, you could always check out the given number. The first few results will surely prove it’s a scam. So you may just safely ignore the alerts while you get rid of what’s causing them. There’s nothing to worry about if you have encountered it once, but if you frequently get them, you will have to remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam adware.

How to uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam

We doubt you’ll have issues with “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam elimination because it’s not hard. You can choose to either eliminate “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam manually or automatically. The by hand method might be more time-consuming but we have written up guidelines to help you below. Automatic methods means you’ll have to get anti-spyware software and have it remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam for you. After you remove the infection bringing about the alerts, they should no longer pop up.

Learn how to remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows XP Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs. Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows XP Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  4. Select “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam or other the suspicious program and click Remove. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows XP Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam

Step 2. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows 7 Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  3. Click Uninstall a program. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows 7 Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  4. Right-click on the “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam or other program that you wish to remove. Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows 7 Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  5. Uninstall it.

Step 3. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows 8

  1. Access the Metro UI menu.
  2. Start typing Control Panel. Open it. Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows 8 Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  3. Click Programs and Features. “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam removal from Windows 8 Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  4. Select “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam or other unwanted application.
  5. Click the Uninstall button. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Windows 8 Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam

ie-logo Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scamStep 4. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam and other malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:

To deal with “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam in Internet Explorer, you will have to follow these steps:
  1. Run Internet Explorer and press Alt+X simultaneously.
  2. Afterwards, open Manage add-ons and choose Toolbars and Extensions. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Internet Explorer Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  3. From the provided list remove all suspicious extensions including “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam. Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Internet Explorer Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  4. Navigate to Search Providers. Erase the current search tool and pick a new one as your default. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Internet Explorer Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  5. Save the changes you made and leave this window.
  6. Now press Alt+X one more time and select Internet Options. “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam removal from Internet Explorer Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  7. Access the General tab and replace this home page with the one you trust (google.com , yahoo.com , msn.com) Erase “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Internet Explorer Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  8. To finish the procedure, tap OK.
If you follow these guidelines attentively, you will be able to deal with browser redirect virus in your IE. As you can see, all new extensions are removed during the procedure and you also have an opportunity to recover your lost settings.

ff-logo Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scamStep 5. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam and malicious Extensions from Mozilla Firefox:

The users who experience “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam in Mozilla Firefox, should follow the instructions presented below, if they want to clean their system:
  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and click Ctrl+Shift+A at the same time.
  2. Move your cursor to Extensions and locate the suspicious and undesirable entries.
  3. Next to the chosen extensions, tap the Remove button. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Mozilla Firefox Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  4. Press Alt+T and select Options. Access the General tab. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Mozilla Firefox Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  5. In General tab, remove the unreliable home page and choose another, like Google.com, Yahoo.com “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam removal from Mozilla Firefox Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  6.  Choose Search tab. Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Mozilla Firefox Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  7. Delete the unwanted search provider and choose your new search. Click OK.
 

ch-logo Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scamStep 6. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam and all malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

If a browser hijacker took over Google Chrome, the last set of instructions are prepared for you. Do not miss a single step and take care of your system:
  1. Run Google Chrome and tap Alt+F.
  2. Click More Tools and choose Extensions. Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Google Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  3. Eliminate the undesirable extensions from the list. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Google Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  4. Access Settings and navigate to Open a page or a set of pages that you can find under On startup. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Google Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam Erase “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Google Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  5. Press Set pages and replace the current home page with another one. “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam removal from Google Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  6. Click OK and select Manage Search Engines (under search). Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  7. Remove the current search engine and select a new one. Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  8. Click Done and restart Google Chrome.

Step 7. How to reset your browser?

7.1) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+T or click Tools > Internet Options icon at the top right corner. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from IE Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  2. Click on the Advanced tab and press Reset button. Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from IE Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  3. Tick a box next to Delete personal Settings and press the Reset button again. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from IE Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  4. Restart your browser.

7.2) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+H. Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Firefox Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  2. Click Help > Troubleshooting Information. “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam removal from Firefox Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  3. Now Click Refresh Firefox. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Firefox Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  4. Click the Refresh Firefox button again.

7.3) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+F or click on 3 Stripes icon at the top right corner Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  2. Select Settings and Click Show advanced settings at end of the page. “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam removal from Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  3. Click Reset settings button. Erase “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  4. Click the Reset button. Uninstall “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Chrome Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam

7.4) Safari Browser

  1. Launch your Safari browser.
  2. Select Safari Settings (top-right corner).
  3. Choose Reset Safari.... from the drop-down menu. Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Safari Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  4. A warning dialog box containing all items that you wish to delete will appear. These items are checked by default.
  5. Make sure that the items you want to erase are checked.
  6. Press the Reset button. Remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam from Safari Delete “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam
  7. Your Safari browser will automatically restart.

Download Removal Toolto remove “Dear Facebook User, Congratulations!” scam

* WiperSoft scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. More info on WiperSoft. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of WiperSoft. If you wish to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

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