You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert

What is You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert?

You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert is displayed to users in order to convince them that they could win an expensive item by answering 3 simple questions. We can assure you that the message you see has nothing to do with Google, and it is completely fake, so even though you are told that you have become one of “10 randomly chosen users” and “there are just a few prizes,” you should ignore it completely. Close your browser if You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert is ever displayed to you and do not allow it to restore the last browsing session. If it shows up on your screen again after some time, you should inspect all applications installed on your computer because the periodic appearance of the fake alert is a clear sign showing that some kind of untrustworthy application is installed on the system. Advertising-supported applications (adware) are usually the ones responsible for opening domains containing fake messages for users. If it turns out that you have untrustworthy software installed on your computer too, you must delete it ASAP.

What does You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert do?

Specialists say that users might encounter You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert after entering or They might enter those websites by mistake, they might end up on them after clicking on a malicious link, or they might have malware opening these domains automatically installed on their computers. The only purpose of You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert is to convince users that they can win an iPhone, Samsung Galaxy 6, PlayStation, or another expensive item. Users need to answer 3 questions to have a chance to win the prize. Do not waste your time answering these questions because nobody is going to give you any prize. Such fake alerts are only displayed to users seeking to obtain some personal information from them. The chances are high that you will be asked to provide your name, surname, telephone number, address, and email to be able to claim the prize after you answer 3 questions correctly, but we can assure you that you will not receive the prize even if you provided the required information. It is more likely that all these details will end up in cyber criminals’ hands and will be used for fraudulent purposes in the future. If you do not want to experience any privacy-related problems, you should keep this information for yourself.

Where does You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert come from?

We are sure you have not opened You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert on the screen yourself. It is more likely that it has appeared on your screen out of the blue. According to researchers working at, the majority of users who find this fake alert on their screens open wrong websites by mistake or click on untrustworthy links they come across when they surf the Internet; however, in some cases, an untrustworthy application installed on the system might be responsible for opening fabricated messages too. As mentioned in the first paragraph of this article, adware programs usually turn out to be the ones responsible for showing fake alerts to users. Users can download them from the web themselves, but, in most cases, they enter users’ PCs unnoticed. Bundling is a common distribution method used to spread suspicious software these days, so start installing newly-downloaded software more carefully. On top of that, active security software must be installed on all computers, security specialists say.

How to get rid of You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert

If you cannot remove You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert from your screen by closing the web browser you use, i.e. this fake message is opened on your screen again shortly after you close it, you should check all programs installed on your computer and delete unknown ones. Also, it is necessary to reset the web browser to default settings. If you do not know where to start, you should check our manual removal instructions - you can find them below this article.

Remove You Have Won A Google Gift fake alert

Delete suspicious applications

Windows XP

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel and click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select untrustworthy software and click Remove.

Windows 7/Vista/8/8.1/10

  1. Press Win+R.
  2. Type Control Panel in the box and click OK.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select suspicious software.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Reset web browsers to default

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Access the Tools menu by pressing Alt+T.
  3. Click Internet Options.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. Click Reset.
  6. Put a tick in the checkbox next to Delete personal settings.
  7. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press Alt+H to open the Help menu.
  3. Click Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox.
  5. Confirm the reset by clicking Refresh Firefox again.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and tap Alt+F.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Scroll down until you see Advanced.
  4. Click it.
  5. Select Reset. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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