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“Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup Removal

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This page aims to help you remove “Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup. These “Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup removal instructions work for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari, as well as every version of Windows. If you believe that there is some  “Message From Webpage” suspicious activity going on with your PC, please scan your system and continue reading – it is probably all related to a virus. Another possible name for pop-ups such as these are “are you sure you want to leave this page” false message from webpages you were redirected to.

Message From Webpage False Virus Popup

Message From Webpage False Virus Popup

The “Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup has been flagged as a potential computer threat of the browser redirect sub-class. We are going to try and outline the main characteristics of this type of malware as well as some tips on how to deal with it. Of course this is all in addition to extensive removal instructions for all types of browsers – Chrome, Firefox, IE etc.


Name “Message From Webpage”
Type Browser Hijacker
Danger Level Medium
Symptoms  Suspicious popup messages appearing on your scree. Reduced PC performance, numerous pop-ups with advertisements, browser redirects.
Distribution Method File sharing and torrent sites, e-mails, Software bundles.
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1: Enter Safe Mode.
2: Remove “Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup from Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
3: Remove attachments to browser shortcuts.
4: Uninstall the virus from your Add/Remove Programs.
5: Permanently delete the threat from Task Manager’s processes.
6: Uninstall the virus from Regedit and Msconfig.

How did you end up with “Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup?

In this section it is our aim to list the most widespread methods for browser redirect contamination and some pointers on how to avoid worsening your situation if you find yourself in a position like this again in the future.

  • The e-mail attachments method is one of the oldest ones in the book, yet still largely employed even nowadays. Attached to an e-mail virus, very often in the form of an .exe file or something disguised as another type of files is being attached to an e-mail. Be very careful if you intend to plan any e-mails from people not in your contact list and be even more cautious if you download or open an attachment. Be sure to scan any file before trying to open it.
  • File hosting and torrent websites. Lots and lots of people are using file sharing websites and torrents nowadays. One of the issues is the lack of control on many such websites for what is being shared. It is relatively easy and not an uncommon theme for infected files to be distributed in such a way. Again, if you download anything not from the official product’s page then be extra careful to execute a scan at the very least, before opening it, lest you find more “Message From Webpage” suspicious activity on your PC
  • The majority of browser redirect infections though reach users in a completely different manner. To be precise – by means of something called a software bundle. Often when you are trying to install some kind of software, especially freeware applications in addition to the program you choose to install something else is being recorded on your hard drive as well. It might be completely harmless and at worst some slight irritant, but in many cases you end up with “Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup or something in the same vein. The only way to avoid this is to be careful before hitting the Install button and thoroughly review all advanced installation options before committing to the actual process.

“Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup Removal

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Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).

This is just the first preparation.


To remove parasite on your own, you may have to meddle with system files and registries. If you were to do this, you need to be extremely careful, because you may damage your system.

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The first mandatory thing is to Reveal All Hidden Files and Folders. Read here more how to do it. Each version of Windows does this slightly differently.

  • I repeat – it’s extremely important you do this. “Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup may have hidden some of its files and you need to see them to delete them.

The virus has probably spread to all your internet browsers. Sometimes it is quite hard to fathom that in situations like these it is imperative to be absolutely thorough and remove any trace of “Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup from your system. Statistically most users are operating on Chrome, Firefox or IE. Even if you are only using one of the above, you can’t leave the others unattended if you have them installed on your hard drive. Yes, we know, that might be quite annoying but you will need to repeat the steps in our guide that deal with the browser extension removals for each browser you have. Otherwise you risk the malware reappearing after your next reboot and you will be stuck with more “Message From Webpage” suspicious activity.


ie9-10_512x512 Remove the Malware from Internet Explorer:

Open IE, then click IE GEAR —–> Manage Add-ons.

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Find the malware. Remove it by pressing Disable.

If your Home Page is different from the usual, click IE GEAR —–> Internet Options>edit the URL box with your preferred search engine, and click Apply. Also, Reset Your IE Settings

firefox-512 Remove “Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup from Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on mozilla menu (top right) ——-> Add-ons. Hit Extensions next.

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The problem should be lurking somewhere around here – Remove it. Then Refresh Your Firefox Settings.

chrome-logo-transparent-background Remove “Message From Webpage” False Virus Popup from Chrome:

Start Chrome, click chrome menu icon —–>More Tools —–> Extensions. There, find the malware and select chrome-trash-icon.

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Click chrome menu icon again, and proceed to Settings —> Search, the fourth tab, select Manage Search Engines. Delete everything but the search engines you normally use. After that Reset Your Chrome Settings.


Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties.

NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but the method is the same for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Microsoft Edge.


Once you’ve reached Properties —–> Shortcut (on the band at the top), then in the Target type field, delete EVERYTHING AFTER .exe.


Hold the Start Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.


You are now in the Control Panel. Uninstall any suspicious programs. Also, viruses often spend one last ditch effort to trick you into installing more of their kind. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO:


Hold the Start Key and R againthen copy + paste the following and click OK:

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

A .txt file will open – don’t type or change it. If you are hacked and someone has access to your PC, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. This is what a hosts file looks like:

hosts_opt (1)

If there are a bunch of strange IPs connecting to you below “Localhost” you may be hacked, and it’s best to ask us in the comments for directions.


Right click on the Taskbar and choose “Start Task Manager.”


Then click the Processes Tab. Look at all of the processes in front of you and try to determine which ones are a virus. Google them or ask us in the comments and we will provide the best assistance we can.


Dear reader, you have reached the part of our removal guide that is absolutely important for a successful and full removal of the virus from your system. Equally important is to realize that every click of your mouse would count and might put you under scrutiny if you mess up. Since you will need to manipulate system files that are essential for the normal running of your OS, it is very important to execute the steps exactly as outlined by us and not get distracted in any way while doing so. Possible negative impact: you may severely hamper your device’s system and even cause complete breakdown with the only solution being complete fresh install of a new operating system.

For this reason we are advocating continuing with this method only if you are 100% sure you can do it and only if you are prepared to face the possible negative consequences. If not it is better to download and install a professional scanner and remover!



Right click on each of the virus processes separately and select Open File Location. Also, End the process after you open the folder. Just to make sure we don’t delete any programs you mistakenly took for a virus, copy the folders somewhere, then delete the directories you were sent to.


Take a look at the following things:

Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter: you will be transported to a Pop Up window.


Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.

Once inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If you can’t find them this way, look in these directories, and delete/uninstall the registries manually:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious, but bear in mind they are always different.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random

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