Test to make sure your web browser has a working ad-blocker, because many scams start with popups from disreputable sites. If you need an Ad-Blocker, Indy Tech Fix recommends uBlock Origin for Edge, Chrome, and Firefox. Indy Tech Fix can also install a whole-home ad-blocking solution that will block ads on all devices on your network, even phones.
Test to make sure websites cannot track what you do online. If your browser fails this test, Indy Tech Fix recommends using HTTPS Everywhere and Privacy Badger to keep your personal data safer online.
Test your antivirus. Often, an antivirus solution will malfunction or its license will expire, leaving your computer unprotected. When you attempt to download this test file, your antivirus should stop you from successfully downloading the file. If your computer is not protected from viruses, contact Indy Tech Fix right away!