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Hi Mike, and welcome to JustAnswer! My name is ***** ***** I'll be happy to help you today.
You definitely DO NOT to call that number. I assure you that it is a scam and I've seen this issue several times in the past. It sounds like you've gotten some kind of malware on the computer (a browser re-direct and possibly other adware, specifically), which is causing popups and which is forcing you off to pages other than the ones that you requested.
How long has this been going on? Do you remember what exactly you were doing on the computer immediately before the issue started occurring? Did you notice any other strange activity before you got the pop up?
Hi again Mike, sorry for the slow response. I was away from my computer.
Your computer has definitely been infected with something. The interesting thing here is that I have talked to other people who have specifically said that this has happened to them after being on Facebook so it seems like scammers are somehow able to use the site to spread their malware.
Have you at this point done anything to clean the PC?
Mike, JustAnswer is an independent company that brings Experts together with people who have questions/issues on a variety of subjects (computers in your case, though there are Experts in many other categories here as well).
What I can tell you is that your computer has an infection on it. The difficulty involved with removing the infection can vary, depending on exactly what it is. If you would like, I can write up a cleaning process for you that is likely to work. And if not, we can try some other things.