How to remove "Your Windows license will expire soon"

On this page we'll tell you about pop-up ads with Your Windows license will expire soon alert. Here you will find significant facts about suchlike types of virus, its manners of penetration and techniques of uninstalling.


Your Windows license will expire soon adware

What is Your Windows license will expire soon. Removal reasons and methods

Today's item will tell you about the very annoying tech scam alert that can be named "Your Windows license will expire soon", because it often shows users this text. Of course, it's fake, but very annoying fake. This virus can open new browser window or even starts showing pop-ups immediately after computer boot. The question is how virus penetrated your workstation, how to eliminate it, and how to protect yourself from suchlike viruses in case of reinfection. We can affirm that this advertising tool won't spoil or erase your information but will irritate you for months until you uninstall it. Suchlike viruses, most of the times, are produced massively and are replicas of each other. If adware gets into the workstation, and user does not react in proper way, the PC will soon be contaminated with really perilous programs, and in a while it might become totally useless. We strongly advise all those who discovered virusn on their machines to rapidly get rid of it using this removal guide.



The distribution scheme of viruses, basically, is determined by its sort. For example, Trojan viruses prefer the weak spots in program's code, advertising program's developers prefer bundling and encrypting malware, in most cases prefers e-mail messages. Bundling is based on an indirect deception of the user. In fact, the bundle contains the only useful tool and 3-4 viruses. The programs in the package are installed simultaneously, so if user does not pay attention to the windows that appear during the installation, he can simply allow them to penetrate the system. There is a dialogue window in which customer has to choose between advised and advanced methods of installation. The advised way is selected by default, and if customer doesn't uncheck it, he will get all the contents of. We know several easy tips that could help you avoid getting hacked through this manner:

  • You should understand how to feel the difference between common website and infected one. Almost any site can be infested by skilled hacker, but it is way easier to infect a poor-quality website, specially created for illegal purposes, or a site, forgotten by the creator. Perilous webpages can be easily recognized by clickbait headers, strange tabs that appear when you click the link, an abundance of obtrusive ads and garish design.
  • Don't neglect the information that's shown in the windows during the installation. So you will be able to detect and deny the attempt to penetration.
  • You should know that any sort of the hacked software is really hazardous. That's how fraudsters distribute viruses, through the common user’s greed. If you still want to use the unpaid program - you better find the website of its developer and download it there. By doing this you will strongly reduce the level of danger.

Millions of PC operators are sure that if they purchase an anti-viral program system will be perfectly protected from any threats from outside, however it is not true. Even the most expensive antivirus cannot guard the machine if user invites malware to enter the system and permits their penetration. If you need your anti-virus tool to be effective, read the previous sections of the article and try to follow the advices given there.

The advices, given before are will help those who value the performance of their PC's workstations and the protection of their data. Anyway, before using these advices, you must do a total cleaning of your PC of dangerous programs that already infected it. The paragraph below will assist you to remove any suspicious software from the computer.

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Your Windows license will expire soon removal instructions

If you use MAC OS, follow our article: MAC adware removal.



Step 1. Remove suspicious software from the system

It is an optional step, if you have no installed software with the same name, go to the next step.

Instruction for Windows XP and Windows 7

1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.

2. In the Currently installed programs box, click the program, and then click Change or Change/Remove.

3. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to make the changes that you want.

Press Start - Control Panel Choose Program - Uninstall a program Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Instruction for Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter Control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by: select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.


Instruction for Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select program and press Uninstall

Type 'Control Panel' in Search field Programs in Control Panel Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Instruction for Mac OS

1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications

2. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash

3. Choose Finder > Empty Trash

Step 2. Check browser's shortcut

1. Right-click on shortcut

2. Select Properties

3. Check the field Target: there must be only way to your browser, e.g.:

Google Chrome: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe"

Mozilla Firefox: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"

Internet Explorer: "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"

Opera: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe"

Safari: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Safari\"

Step 3. Reset the browser

Instructions for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome

2. Click Menu (Customize and control Google Chrome)

3. Select Settings

4. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings...

5. Click Reset settings

How to find Google Chrome Settings How to find Show advanced settings in Google Chrome How to Reset settings in Google Chrome

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Click on Help on menu bar

3. Select Troubleshooting information

4. Click Reset Firefox...

How to find Mozilla Firefox Troubleshooting information How to launch Reset Firefox... Reset Mozilla Firefox: last step

Instructions for Internet Explorer

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools (You can press ALT+X on the keyboard)

3. Select Internet Options

4. Select Advanced tab

5. Click Reset... button

6. Put the tick near 'Delete personal settings' and click Reset

How to launch Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to find Advanced Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to reset Internet Explorer settings

Instructions for Opera

1. Start Opera

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Settings > Browser tab

4. Select On Startup - Open a specific page or set of pages - Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one

How to find Extensions in Opera How to disable extensions in Opera How to remove extension from Opera

Instructions for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Menu (Display a menu of General Safari Settings)

3. Select Reset Safari...

4. Click Reset

How to display a menu of General Safari settings How to find Reset Safari tab How to reset Safari



Video instruction how to clean browsers




Step 4 (Optional). Scan the computer with antimalware scanner

  • Download antivirus tool, e.g. Adwcleaner
  • Press Scan button


AdwCleaner start window


  • Press Clean button


AdwCleaner scan the system


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