Trojan.LockScreen is a nasty Trojan horse from LockScreen family that is a clan of ransomware Trojans. It presents you with fake alerts for Internet crime and locks your computer and asks you to pay for Ukash-facilitated fine at the same time. That’s why this group of ransomware is called Ukash virus group that includes many harmful and notorious ransomwares like FBI Moneypak Virus and Police Central e-crime Unit Virus. Trojan.LockScreen intends to make sure the country of the affected computers according to their IP address and present a targeted pop-up (for example, by including your country’s flag or logo of localpolice department). Trojan.LockScreen propagates by amny tricky means, such as spam emails, cracked software or fake online virus scanners etc. Once Trojan.LockScreen creeps into your system, it will immediately lock the infected computer with a Ukash alert. Then it reports that you have violated the law and are fined. If you got Trojan.LockScreen in your system, do not believe it. You should use our removal guide and remove Trojan.LockScreen completely.
Before you proceed the removal of Trojan.LockScreen virus, please
1. Restart your system and keep pressing F8 key into Safe Mode with Networking
2. Click Start Menu and find run
3. Type in msconfig and hit OK
4. Try to disable some suspicious processes at Startup tab.
5. Repeat step 2, type in regedit and open registry editor
6. Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\
7. Find shell in the right hand panel and change its value into Explorer.exe by right clicking it if the value is different.
8. Save the changes and restart your PC.
Trojan.LockScreen Manual Removal
Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s advised that you backup your system before manually removing Trojan.LockScreen virus. And double check the files that you are going to delete, or your computer can’t work for missing some files.
Step 1: Delete the following registery files:
Step 2: Delete the following files:
Please, note that manual removal of Trojan.LockScreen virus is a procedure with high complexity and can not always guarantee a full removal of the virus, due to the fact that some objects can stay hidden or may become reanimated automatically after incomplete removal. What’s more, lack of the required skills and even the slightest deviation from the removal guides may result in irreparable system corruption. That’s the reason it’s strongly adviced automatic removal of Trojan.LockScreen virus, which will save your time and avoid any system corruptions and ensure the desired result.
Automatic Trojan.LockScreen virus Removal:
Tips: In case you can’t install the removal utility, please download this correction script, unzip it and then double click to execute it. It can correct the system settings that the spyware has distorted.
Step 6: Perform a Full Scan of your system to detect Trojan.LockScreen virus or other malware.
Published by Cruze Albert