“Fatal Error! The media system on your computer is corrupt”

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“Fatal Error! The media system on your computer is corrupt” is a fake warning sign that will pop-up on the screen or take over the desktop of the compromised computer. Sole purpose of showing this message is to deceive computer users and make them believe that there is a problem on the PC. Then, it will suggest a removal tool that will cost some money for computer users.

If you are seeing an alert like “Fatal Error! The media system on your computer is corrupt”, there may be a virus on the PC that you must get rid of. Although, having this warning doesn't always mean virus infection. This may also appear when visiting malicious or compromised web sites. In that instances, the warning will attract you into downloading a program that eventually have similar purpose of stealing money.

To stop “Fatal Error! The media system on your computer is corrupt” from appearing, you must scan the computer with valid anti-virus and anti-malware program. We have provided simple guide on this page along with tools that you may use to scan the system.

Remove “Fatal Error! The media system on your computer is corrupt” immediately before it can further add other malware into the system.

Characteristics:

“Fatal Error! The media system on your computer is corrupt” appearance may mean that settings on the web browser are modified by a virus or malware. It may run as a browser helper object and will attempt to redirect your requested site to potentially harmful web page.

Symptoms:

Obviously, “Fatal Error! The media system on your computer is corrupt” will appear from time-to-time and tries to convince you on problems that currently exist on the computer. It also requires you to download programs or tools that it endorses to fix the issue.

Other Functions of “Fatal Error! The media system on your computer is corrupt”:

  • It will display pop-ups for recommended programs
  • This threat can disable security programs like anti-virus and firewall
  • Default home page is modified and was set to unsolicited one
  • Search result links are hijacked
  • “Fatal Error! The media system on your computer is corrupt” also issues fake warnings that will entice you run online tools

How to Remove “Fatal Error! The media system on your computer is corrupt”

1. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from this link and save it on your Desktop.
2. After downloading, double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
3. Follow the prompts and install as default only.

4. Before the installation completes, check on the following prompts:
- Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
- Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

5. Click Finish. Program will run automatically and you will be prompt to update the program before doing a scan. Please update.
6. Scan your computer thoroughly.
7. When scanning is finished click on the Show Results button.
8. Make sure that all detected threats are marked, click on Remove Selected.
9. Restart your computer.

Note: Some malware may prevent mbam-setup.exe from downloading and running. You can download and rename this program from a different computer before running it on infected system.

10 Comments

  1. Matt Lowe

    how do i get rid of this message?
    Warning!! Fatal Error!! The media system…………..

  2. Tracy Johnson

    I have this problem! Please help me learn how to delete this from my computer!

  3. sara mills

    I have the problem! I need help also to remove this off my computer .

  4. jenny

    me2 having d same prob. but d pop up directs me to vsCodecPro webpage which requires me to purchase sum softwares. wat shud i do? please help. and at the same time the speaker of my laptop is not working. does it have any connection?

  5. sara mills

    My speakers are not working either.

  6. BJ

    so what can be done to resolve this issue?

  7. justice

    please anyone i need help i have the same exact problem and its annoying to see that thing pop up all the time every minute!!! it just did now!!! please help!!

  8. Bill Smith

    I have this and need help removing it also.

  9. jenny

    i tried using da smitfraud n it worked. now the pop ups are gone (thankfully) but my speakers are still not working!!!!!! please help…

  10. nilush

    i am also having same problem please help me

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