What is Microsoft Azure Pop-up?

Microsoft Azure refers to a series of fake error messages, which is a consequence of the activity of malware that has penetrated your PC. This malware constantly displays pop-ups, banners, and stuff that contains information about the problems in your computer, moreover, it significantly slows down the computer. Microsoft Azure contains information that your PC has been attacked by a trojan and other viruses due to the fact that the activation key for your system has expired. Here’s how this pop-up looks:

Microsoft Azure Hijacker

textual content:

You are invited to contact the support team by calling +1888-790-4177 to return the computer to the desired state. Attackers intimidate users, saying that they need to solve this problem immediately to prevent irretrievable loss of data on the PC. Actually, Microsoft Azure has nothing to do with Microsoft, moreover, technical support is not real, it’s all well-thought-out trap of intruders. The main purpose of scammers is to make you pay for nothing. Do not call the specified number and do not try to contact them, it’s a fraud. We recommend that you explore possible solutions to remove Microsoft Azure right now.

How Microsoft Azure gets on your PC?

As mentioned above, Microsoft Azure is the product of malicious software. Potentially unwanted programs come to the PC without the user’s consent and make changes to the settings of browsers and computers. Similar programs come bundled with free software from the network through specially designed installers, downloaders, and other additional software. Typically, these installers hide the malware as additional content (hidden elements) of the installer package. You need to carefully follow the installation process, choose an extended installation type and do not install program elements that do not inspire confidence in you. If Microsoft Azure already penetrated your PC, then use our guide to remove this and other malicious software from your computer.

How to remove Microsoft Azure from your computer?

To uninstall Microsoft Azure remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Microsoft Azure in their database. You can try to use them for removing Microsoft Azure.

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Or uninstall Microsoft Azure manually.

Step 1: Remove Microsoft Azure from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Microsoft Azure.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Microsoft Azure and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Microsoft Azure, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Microsoft Azure and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. 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 Microsoft Azure from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Microsoft Azure from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Microsoft Azure.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Microsoft Azure.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Microsoft Azure.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Got to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Microsoft Azure:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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