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"Microsoft has detected some suspicious activity" +1-844-313-8541

“Microsoft has detected some suspicious activity” +1-844-313-8541 is a false warning that appears when users install questionable software on the system. It might look convincing, but according to our researchers, it is nothing more than another scam. The mentioned telephone number is supposed to connect with a member of the Microsoft support team. In reality, you would talk with a person who only pretends to be the certified technician. This person could try to sell you remote services or software products for particular prices. Since it is a fake message, there is no doubt that you do not need anything they could be offering. Instead, we advise you to read the article and learn not only how to unlock the screen but also delete the threat’s source.

The file that is responsible for the “Microsoft has detected some suspicious activity” +1-844-313-8541 fake warning should be titled as freedownloadmanager.exe on the system. Also, it should be placed in the C:\users\username\appdata\roaming\microsoft\windows\start menu\programs\startup directory. Our researcher learned that the file could be downloaded from the following link

It appears to be that users might be redirected to this site while clicking malicious pop-ups on unreliable web pages. Another possibility is that the file could be placed on the system while installing software from bundled setup files. If the installers come from malicious web pages, they might be bundled with potentially harmful software. Thus, to avoid “Microsoft has detected some suspicious activity” +1-844-313-8541 scam and various other threats it is important to avoid unreliable file-sharing websites. You may also want to download a trustworthy antimalware tool. Users should use it to scan installers or any other data that looks suspicious. The antimalware tool itself could warn you about malicious files before they are launched.

“Microsoft has detected some suspicious activity” +1-844-313-8541 warning appears when the mentioned executable file is launched. It locks user's screen and shows the fake notification. The text might say that “Microsoft has detected some suspicious activity on this computer. All access to this device has been revoked due to a network security breach.” Additionally, it says that the attackers could steal your sensitive data. What should look suspicious to every user is that the warning urges you to call the support without giving you any alternative options. Also, it seems strange as the user is not allowed to access his own computer. We do not see how this could help against the system attack.

No doubt that “Microsoft has detected some suspicious activity” +1-844-313-8541 telephone number will not contact you with the so-called Microsoft certified technician. Most likely, the user would talk to someone who might try to sell some products or services. For instance, this person may offer you to fix the computer remotely for a particular price. This situation could be dangerous because not only you could be charged for no reason, but also you may allow scammers to access the system. In that case, the scammers might actually install malicious applications, which would enable them to steal user’s sensitive data, e.g. banking details, passwords, and so on. Therefore, in such situations, it is essential not to panic and look for more information about the warning on the Internet. For example, you could check if the given contact matches the real Microsoft support telephone number.

In order to eliminate “Microsoft has detected some suspicious activity” +1-844-313-8541 fake warning, the user should launch the Task Manager. Since the screen is locked, the only way to open the Task Manager is to use the Ctrl+Alt+Delete combination. Then, the user would need to find a particular process and kill it. As soon as you do this, the screen should be unlocked. What is left to do is to delete the executable file as it displays the fake warning. For more detailed removal guide, check the step by step instructions available at the end of the article. However, it is possible that you may have downloaded more threats, so it would be better to scan the system with an antimalware tool. Thus, instead of erasing the executable file manually, you can simply install the antimalware tool and use it remove all possible threats at the same time.

Erase “Microsoft has detected some suspicious activity” +1-844-313-8541

  1. Look at your keyboard and press Ctrl+Alt+Delete at the same time.
  2. When the menu appears select the Task Manager.
  3. Choose the Processes tab.
  4. Find a process called FreeDownloadmanager (32bit).
  5. Select FreeDownloadmanager (32bit) and click the End Task button.
  6. Close the Task Manager and press Windows Key+E to open the Explorer.
  7. Locate the following path: C:\users\username\appdata\roaming\microsoft\windows\start menu\programs\startup
  8. Search for a file called freedownloadmanager.exe, right-click it and select Delete.
  9. Empty the Recycle bin.
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