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Red screen locks up Windows Home 1903

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Red screen locks up Windows Home 1903

Windows Home 1093 with current Firefox browser gets Red Screen which Says ‘Critical alert’ and to call Microsoft at phony number.

Completely locks up PC, Ctrl/Alt/Del won’t work, have to power off PC to free it up. This happened in prior Windows versions & was fixed – now its back.

Red screen locks up Windows Home 1903 Windows Home 1093 with current Firefox browser gets Red Screen which Says ‘Critical alert’ and to call Microsoft at phony number. Completely locks up PC, Ctrl/Alt/Del won’t work, have to power off PC to free it up. This happened in prior Windows versions & was fixed – now its back.

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Hi Barry Jedrick, Scan for Malware. Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware

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Go to the Mozilla Add-ons Web Page {web Link} (There’s a lot of good stuff here) and search for a good ad blocker.

This can help stop those attack pages. Also install a good anti-virus and malware scanner.

Modified by FredMcD

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When you start Firefox, if the trap page returns;

A way out of a trap page is to (force it if needed) Close Firefox. Wait about 20 seconds for Firefox to finish closing. Right-click on the Firefox icon and select Open New Window. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Sometimes this works. If it opens, close it by Menu > File > Exit. This will flush out that web page from the Session Store.