Remove “Your Computer Has Been Banned” Lockscreen

This article will aid you to remove the Your Computer Has Been Banned scam in full. Follow the tech support scam removal instructions at the end of the article.

Your Computer Has Been Banned is a message usually seen on different websites and screen-locking services that host a tech support scam. The scam features a phone number that allegedly belongs to a Technical Support service. Website pop-ups could show constantly and can lock your browser on a landing page. The browser can be shut down in some cases, without any negative effects, but in other ones your computer and browser might get affected further by more malware. Do not call any phone numbers and read more about the scam below.

Threat Summary

NameYour Computer Has Been Banned
TypeTech Support Scam
Short DescriptionA number of tech support scams trying to scare you that you have problem with your Internet service. You are provided with a phone number to a supposed support help desk. Calling the number, you will be told that you have a virus infection on your computer.
SymptomsPop-up boxes, messages, and redirects appear in your browser. It is not excluded for there to be a lock-screen function among these, or your computer freezing because of the activity going on in your browser related to the scam.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installers, Suspicious Sites, Redirects
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