What is YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message?
YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message can be of 2 types:
1. Browser pop-up message, that does not allow you to close it going full-screen or re-opening every time you close it. Such message can be caused by one of the two reasons: malicious extension installed in browser or adware program installed on the computer; website scripts, that does not allow you to close the page. In the first case you can overcome the problem by uninstalling potentially unwanted programs and removing suspicious extensions from browsers. In the second case, just kill browser process in Task Manager or press Alt + F4 buttons. Users may also use Norton to remove adware programs and extensions and Adguard ad-blocker to block ads, pop-ups and banners generated by website scripts.
2. Application message, saying that your computer is blocked and you are blocked from access to internet. In some cases, it demands ransom to unlock your PC. Or it offers to call paid number 1-888-xxx-xx-xx to unlock computer. All this messages are fraud and can be caused by virus or application installed on your PC. To remove malware and get rid of YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message it is strongly recommended to use anti-malware.
We prepared instructions to remove virus causing YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message
How virus causing YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message gets on your PC?
Virus uses various methods to infect computers. It can be bundled installation with freeware programs, or spam e-mails with malicious attachments, or backdoor trojan. Nowadays, it is quite difficult to protect computer only by means of antivirus software. It is necessary to use additional security programs such as Norton Malware Suite to detect and remove potentially unwanted programs and Adguard to avoid phishing sites and block malicious ads, pop-ups and banners.
How to remove YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message from your computer?
In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have virus causing YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message in their database. You can try to use them for removing YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message.
Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to this threat – files, folders, registry keys.
*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.
You can try both of these products to remove virus causing YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message
Adguard – blocks malicious pop-ups, ads, banners and phishing sites.
Or remove virus causing YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message manually.
Step 1: Remove Yourconnectivity.net from Control Panel
- Click Start.
- Control Panel.
- Then click Add or Remove Programs.
- Find recently installed suspicious programs.
- Click Uninstall.
Windows 7/Windows Vista:
- Click Start.
- Then Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program.
- Find recently installed suspicious programs and click Uninstall.
Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.
Windows 8/Windows 8.1:
- Open the Menu.
- Click Search.
- After that click Apps.
- Then Control Panel.
- Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
- Find recently installed suspicious programs, select it and click Uninstall.
Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).
- Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
- Click on App & features on the left menu.
- On the right side, locate recently installed suspicious programs and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
- Click on Uninstall to confirm.
Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10
Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.
After that remove YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message from your browsers.
Step 2: Remove YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED message from browsers
- Open Google Chrome
- Push Alt + F.
- Click Tools.
- Choose Extensions.
- Find recently installed suspicious extensions.
- Click the trash can icon to remove it.
Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.
- Open Firefox.
- Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
- Choose recently installed suspicious extensions.
- Click Disable or Remove button.
Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.
- Open IE.
- Push Alt + T.
- Click Manage Add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions.
- Click Disable recently installed suspicious extensions.
- Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
- Click Remove button.
- If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.
Learn more about removing extensions from IE.
Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settingsReset browser setting in Google Chrome:
- Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
- Choose Settings.
- Click Show advanced settings.
- Go to Reset browser settings section.
- Click Reset browser settings.
- In the dialog that appears, click Reset.
Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
- Open Mozilla Firefox.
- Go to Help.
- Go to Troubleshooting information.
- Click Reset Firefox… button.
Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
- Click Internet options.
- Go to Advanced tab.
- Click Reset button.
- Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
- Click Reset button.
Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.
Step 5: Remove following files and folders of Yourconnectivity.net:
Remove following registry entries:
Remove following files:
Remove following folders
Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov