If you are taken to a notification that reads ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC, it is very likely that your PC carries an adware program. The ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up should not be taken for granted because it is a pop-up advertisement aimed at making you click the CONTACT SUPPORT button, which takes you to a deceptive installer. The ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up is displayed on the screen after you click on some pop-up warning claiming that your video player is outdated. It is highly advisable to ignore such pop-up warning because they usually take computer users to unreliable websites. Moreover, it is highly advisable to remove the adware program that redirects you to the ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC web page, and the sooner you do it the better.
The reason why you should disregard the ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up and other similar advertisements is that installers that you are provided with on those questionable websites are not authorized by the developers of the programs that are being promoted. Moreover, bear in mind software installers to which you are taken by pop-ups such as ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC usually contains more than one application, and the programs are likely to be adware programs or trial versions of system optimization tools or other programs.
The ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC warning is available at http://alertfunctions.com/notification/indextv.php, where the user is informed that the notification is an advertisement and that it is not associated with Microsoft. An excerpt from the disclaimer is given below:
The authors of this web site are not sponsored by or affiliated with any of the third-party trade mark or third-party registered trade mark owner, and make no representation about them, their owners, their products or services.
If your operating system is not protected by any spyware and malware tool, you should install one as soon as you can; however, you should acquire it from a reputable software distributor.
The adware program that redirects you to the deceptive advertisement should be removed from the PC in order to get rid of annoying pop-ups. You can try to remove the application by uninstalling it, but we recommend that you rely on a powerful spyware removal program. Extremely close attention should be paid to those operating systems that are not protected from malware and spyware. Our advice is to use SpyHunter because this application can readily scan the system and identify multiple types of computer threats. SpyHunter will remove the adware for you and also shield the system from malware and spyware.
Windows Vista and Windows 7