Annoying Pop-up

Don’t panic. Just restart.

You may have witnessed or been the recipient of this type of pop-up on your library’s computers. If this occurs on a patron computer just restart the computer and Deepfreeze will clear the pop-up before anything serious happens.  If on your staff PC, give Duane or Richard a call so we can check your computer.Annoying Pop-up

There is no “Registry Failure” and the 855 or 800 number will definitely not connect you to Microsoft support.  Microsoft will never display a number to call.  This is just another example of a FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt) scam to get you to call so they can try to convince you to spend money on a fake computer issue.

—  Richard


Photo Credit: Thanks to Brig C. McCoy

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