Police-themed Removal

How To Remove Police-themed Ransomware (Virus Removal Guide)

Police-themed Removal

Ransomware can make your life hell. The unidentified attacker may make you to dance on his/her tune. Apart from demanding Ransom, the attacker may leak your data to any third party or destroy it from your PC. If you will agree to pay Ransom, still there is no surety that the attacker will not break promise and unlock your System. So you should know how to remove Ransomware from System. In this article we will tell you how to remove Police-themedransomware from PC.

What is Police-themed ransomware?

Police-themedransomware is like famous FBI virus which pretends to be from FBI, asks victim that his/her PC has been misused for illegal activities. So to Avoid Jail term and penalty, they will have to deposit a certain amount of money in FBI account.

To force user, the Ransomware locks system and encrypts all data on it. It then sends a threat message to victim that it will destroy system data if the money is not paid on time. Many users get panicked and decides to pay Ransom. But that is not the correct way to deal with this situation. The ideal method is to download a decryptor to decode encrypted data. Because you never know that will the attacker keep promise after getting Ransom money or not.

How it makes way into your System

  • Its main reservoirs are malicious websites like porn and Gambling. Once you click on any such website, unwanted browser plugins, extension and multimedia codec etc. install on your system automatically.
  • It hides in the background till it encrypts all the files on system and then locks system. It demands Ransom in lieu of unlocking your system

How to Remove Police-themed ransomware

You can remove Police-themedransomware via Safe Mode with networking method or with the help of a Removal Tool. The Procedures are as given below
In Safe Mode with networking method

  1. Open your Internet browser
  2. Download a Removal Tool
  3. Install and save the file
  4. Right click on Removal Tool
  5. Start a system Scan
  6. Once it finishes a scan, a message will pop up on your screen that the Police-themed virus has been removed from system
  7. The list of the scanned files will show in interface of removal tool
  8. The list of the corrupt files and how many files it eliminated from PC.
  9. Restart computer and start System Reboot
  10. This should remove Ransomware infection and give you the back the control of your system.
  11. Now run a normal scan to ensure remaining files are also weeded out from PC.

Adware Police-themed redirect Removal Guide


 If Adware has already infected your computer, go for its removal immediately otherwise when its infection becomes severe, it causes a lot of trouble and becomes too stubborn to remove from the computer.

Automatic Removal Tool

By scanning from Malwarebytes anti-malware:

  • Initially, download Malwarebytes anti-malware.
  • After downloading the program, close all programs.
  • Then, double click on icon named “mbam-setup” to install Malwarebytes anti-malware.
  • Now, click on the USER ACCOUNT CONTROL, followingly click on yes option.
  • Then, click on next and follow the instruction
  • Click on the finish option.
  • Now, Malwarebytes anti-malware will start
  • After that, it will update the anti-malware database.
  • On clicking on scan now option, it starts to scan.
  • After that, you will see some detected files.
  • Remove it.
  • After that, it will reboot the system.
  • Then, you need to allow to reboot your system.
  • After restarting computer.
  • Scan once again to verify traces of threats.

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In Safe Mode with Command Prompt

The above procedure fails to work if Ransomware locks PC in Safe Mode with Networking, then you have to try an alternative method. You have to download a removal tool on one more PC and then install and Run it on infected PC in Safe Mode with Command Prompt. The Procedure is as given below

  1. Select diagnostic mode of Windows, it displays Command Prompt Window
  2. Type explorer.exe in Command Prompt
  3. Click on Enter to start Windows Explorer
  4. Run Removal Tool by a Right click
  5. Choose option “Run as administrator”.
  6. Click Start Scan
  7. Once it finishes a scan, a message will pop up on your screen that the Police-themed virus has been removed from system
  8. The list of the scanned files will show in interface of removal tool
  9. The list of the corrupt files and how many files it eliminated from PC.
  10. Restart computer and start System Reboot
  11. This should remove Ransomware infection and give you the back the control of your system.
  12. Now run a normal scan to ensure remaining files are also weeded out from PC.

Method No.2: Manual Method

Follow the following steps to remove adware manually.

WARNING!
To remove Police-themed redirect adware, you may have to mess with registery & system files. Making a single mistake and deleting the wrong thing may corrupt your system.
 To Avoid this use MalwareBytes – Police-themed Adware Removal Tool.

Step 1 : Uninstall suspicious software using Control Panel.

How to Remove Police-themed” ransomware manually

Before starting manual procedure, keep in mind that you have to meddle with system files, any damage to a file can damage your device. So apply the procedure carefully.

  1. Boot PC in ‘Safe Mode with Command Prompt
  2. Restart computer and Press F8
  3. Highlight ‘Safe Mode with Command Prompt’ and click on Enter
  4. Type “regedit” in command prompt
  5. Click on Enter
  6. Identify and remove the following registry values

For Reveton

delete the “ctfmon.exe” registry value from HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft \Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

For Urausy

delete the “shell” registry value from HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft \WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon ONLY IF these two conditions are met

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