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  1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10
       14 Aug 2015 #1

    My Edge browser is stuck on a page telling me that I have a virus


    So I was browsing a website, and I went to click on something, and I got this annoying url popup with a page that displays a blue screen, and a voice that tells me I have a virus and to call a telephone number, even though that isn't true. Well.. I figured hm, maybe if I sign out of windows and then sign back in that'll fix it, but nope it didn't. I wish there were more options when you right click on the Edge browser to launch it.

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    The only way to close it is to end task in task manager.
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  2. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,934
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       14 Aug 2015 #2

    Sounds like MalWare.. Get the free copy of Malware Bytes: Malwarebytes | Thank you for downloading Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    Try this ..
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10
       14 Aug 2015 #3

    It's not....the browser itself is just stuck on that page.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10
       14 Aug 2015 #4

    Apparently, other people have gotten this same page, so it's not just me. Microsoft Edge Stuck in a Loop - Microsoft Community
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10
       14 Aug 2015 #5

    Clearing temp files solved this.
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  6. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,196
    Windows 10 IoT
       14 Aug 2015 #6

    Edit: Next time try Hitting ctrl + alt + del and select task manager, then select Edge and click end task.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10
       14 Aug 2015 #7

    It's not IE, it's Edge. Also I have task manager pinned to my taskbar.
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  8. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,196
    Windows 10 IoT
       14 Aug 2015 #8

    MJD said: View Post
    It's not IE, it's Edge. Also I have task manager pinned to my taskbar.
    I figured that out after I posted and did an edit.
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  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10
       14 Aug 2015 #9

    Oh alright haha
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  10. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 10
       14 Aug 2015 #10

    has anyone else had edge decide to go to: freeiphone6giveaway-winners-today-yay7.com
    is it defender giving dialog box with warning and choice to leave or stay, but trying to leave just leads to looping the box.
    yeah, I know how to break out of it, but I should not have to use TM to ET.
    it's a bug and I just went back to EI.
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