Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY

About this infection

DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY fake warnings are are likely brought about by an adware infection or you got redirected from some suspicious page. This is a typical tech-support scam that tries to scare users into calling certain numbers where they would be requested to provide remote access to their system. If these alerts are brought about by an adware, they will be interrupting your browsing constantly. An adware is commonly installed by accident, when you install freeware. In case you are worried, the advertisements are quite harmless by themselves, and if you don’t call the scammers, no damage will be done. The reason calling them isn’t a good idea is because you would be fooled out of a lot of money, or some damaging software could be installed. Bear in mind that you should not permit some questionable tech-support to remotely access your machine, especially when their advertisement appears in your browser. You can be calm that this infection mentioned in the alert it’s not real, and that your device is safe. If you want to prevent the invasive ads, just remove DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY.

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Are the alerts real

You most likely obtained the threat via free software bundles. If the software comes together with additional offers, you will not see it if you pick Default settings. Instead of Default, you should use Advanced (Custom) mode. If Advanced settings reveal something, make sure you uncheck all the offers. And if you think they might be useful, consider the fact that they did not intend to correctly reveal their installation, and you would have unknowingly installed them. If you want to have to delete DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY or similar for the last time, start paying attention to how you install applications, and where you get them from.

The false advertisements plan to deceive people into thinking that their operating system has came across some type of problem. You’re probably seeing a supposed malware, licensing or system issues, because con artists aren’t very original when it comes to scenarios, and they are all essentially identical. The alert will also caution you about data loss or leak of personal data because this pressures less experienced users. People would then be advised to call tech-support using the given number, where they would be deceived. Legitimate companies will never ask you to call them, so keep that in mind. So if you see such alerts, alleging to come from Apple or Microsoft, know that it’s a scam. These scammers would try to convince you that your machine has a problem, and while they could fix it, it would cost money. The reason these tech-support scams still exist is because less-computer savvy users still fall for them. And it’s not hard to see how some less computer knowledgeable people may believe the claims, because even if they don’t believe the first pop-up, after they start popping up frequently, they might think that it has some truth to it. However, even if the alert appears completely legitimate, you need to still investigate using a dependable search engine. We are 100% sure that the first results will be of users complaining about being scammed out of hundreds of dollars. So don’t pay any attention to the warnings and just deal with the issue. If you regularly get these warnings, you just need to uninstall DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY adware to make them stop.

DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY removal

DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY removal should not cause any problems since it is not difficult to do. You could pickto erase DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY by hand or automatically, depending on how much experience you have when it comes to computers. If you pick the manual method, you will have to find the infection yourself, but you will see uninstallation instructions below. It would be easier if you opted to use spyware removal software to uninstall DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY but the decision is yours. You ought to no longer encounter the alerts if the threat was erased completely.

Learn how to remove DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY from your computer

Step 1. DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY from browsers

a) Remove DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
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f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY

k) Remove DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu Terminate DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.
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