‘ERROR #268d3x8938’ Pop-Ups Removal Process

August 17, 2018

The 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups are part of a scheming threat that attempts to scare computer users into utilizing a bogus computer repair service through a toll-free number. The 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups usually display at random where they make claims of a PC having issues or system errors that need to be fixed right away. The message then goes on to offer a number to call or method to get the fix from a service.

Those who give into the 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups will later find that the alleged computer fixes or solution to the alleged discovered issues is part of a money-grabbing scam. As a tech support scam, the 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups should never be taken for their face value.

Those who notice the 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups should take immediate action to eliminate the potential malware causing the pop-ups to generate. Such a process may be accomplished automatically by using an antimalware program that is updated to detect the latest malware threats.

Are you getting popups from 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups? Have you identified that you have 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups completely from your computer?

Why should you remove 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups?

If 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups removal process.

How can you manually remove 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups

Manual removal of 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups may not be for everyone. Each manual 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups removal process.

'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

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  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups completely from your computer. If you find that 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic 'ERROR #268d3x8938' Pop-Ups removal process.

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