Police-Your operating system is locked virus Information:
Recently, another ransomware called “Police-Your operating system is locked” virus is spreading rapidly and attacking a great number of computers in many countries. This ransomware is another variant of notorious FBI MoneyPak virus, Department of Justice virus and Internet Crime Complait Center virus all of which are from Ukash virus group. Cyber criminals invented Police-Your operating system is locked virus to attack computers and rip off computer users. This ransomware has an updated feature, that’s to change its language into the localized language and change the flag on its warning when it attacks different countries. Basically, Police-Your operating system is locked virus infiltrates in the targeted Operating System by many deceptive means, including backdoor Trojans, free shareware, games, fake video codecs, spam emails and malicious websites. It’s very easy for this ransomware to get inside your computer, while it’s very difficult to you to get rid of it. Police-Your operating system is locked virus will badly distort your system registry and fully dominate your Operating System. Once its horrible warning appears on your desktop, it will stop you using your software and browsers and everything on your computer. What you can see is that attantion! Your Operating System is locked due to the violation of the laws of UK. Its warning will explain how you break the laws and the reason why your computer is locked. What’s more, it tells you how to unlock your computer.
Be careful that hacker may not unlock your PC even they receive your money. So, it’s not smart to pay them any money. What you should do is to completely remove Police-Your operating system is locked virus instead.
Before you proceed the removal of Police-Your operating system is locked 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.
Police-Your operating system is locked virus Screen Shot
Police-Your operating system is locked virus Manual Removal
Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s advised that you backup your system before manually removing Police-Your operating system is locked 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:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[random].exe”
Step 2: Delete the following files:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\[random].lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random].exe
Please, note that manual removal of Police-Your operating system is locked 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 Police-Your operating system is locked virus, which will save your time and avoid any system corruptions and ensure the desired result.
Automatic Police-Your operating system is locked 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 Police-Your operating system is locked virus or other malware.
Published by Cruze Albert