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Internet Explorer is out of date... REALLY?

  1. #1


    Michigan USA
    Posts : 52
    Windows 7 and 8

    Internet Explorer is out of date... REALLY?


    I keep getting this message box popping up. How to know if it is for real????? It looks legit. Has the Internet Logo on it too.

    Important Update

    Internet Explorer is out of date.
    Click install to update.

    Don't ask Again
    Remind later
    Install

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    It is NOT a real IE warning - scan for malware
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  3. #3


    Michigan USA
    Posts : 52
    Windows 7 and 8


    Thanks so much....it looks so real.
    I thought it was weird as it was popping up on AOL and they don't use IE
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  4. #4


    Michigan USA
    Posts : 52
    Windows 7 and 8


    I just did a shutdown restart and the IE screen message popped up. I don't have any Malware reeving progrms. There were a few free ones. Could anyone have the link and send to me?
    Thanks so much..... Eileen
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  5. #5


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Forums.majorgeeks.com has a guide titled "Read me first", in their Malware forum to walk you through.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    this is used a lot around here > https://www.malwarebytes.org/
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  7. #7


    Michigan USA
    Posts : 52
    Windows 7 and 8


    KYHI
    Thanks!

    After 14 days do you buy it or is there a way to keep it without buying it?

    Eileen
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  8. #8


    Posts : 375
    Win 8.1 64bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Purplelover View Post
    KYHI
    Thanks!

    After 14 days do you buy it or is there a way to keep it without buying it?

    Eileen
    Not KYHI, but most use the free version download. If you have downloaded the pro version, it will expire automatically if you do not select the option to purchase.
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