1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    The popup screen said I have been hijacked...
    01-21-2017 02:17 PM
  2. Guytronic's Avatar
    Welcome to WC!
    Joining us as a member would be very helpful so that our community can give great advice.

    With minimum details it's difficult to know if you have been hijacked seriously or it's just a popup to force you into some scam download.
    If this is a Windows based phone you have no worries.
    With a Windows PC this may cause for alarm and may be repairable.
    01-21-2017 04:46 PM
  3. holdum333's Avatar
    I suspect Ransomeware. As @ Guytronic stated if this is A PC, it might be a cause for alarm. Join the forum and someone will help you. There are different kinds of Ransomeware. I'm thinking you will be fine. Here's a link about this.
    http://forums.windowscentral.com/e?l...token=GvGBRRDy
    Guytronic likes this.
    01-21-2017 05:29 PM
  4. Scienceguy Labs's Avatar
    I would guess that you got a pop-up scaring you into thinking you've been hijacked. I would run your virus software. Download Malwarebytes and run that.
    holdum333 and Guytronic like this.
    01-21-2017 11:19 PM
  5. holdum333's Avatar
    Hi Thanks for joining @ Scienceguy. Team work is good! I would recommend running all these if you your going to scan for malware.
    https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/
    Adwcleaner !https://www.malwarebytes.com/adwcleaner/
    JRT https://www.malwarebytes.com/junkwareremovaltool/
    PS I have more malware scanners if they are needed. Malware is my expertise!
    01-21-2017 11:38 PM

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