Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police virus is a dangerous ransomware, which has to be eliminated without any delay. From the first sight, it may look like a legitimate notification from the Canadian Police, which blocks down the system and tries to warn you about illegal Internet activities, such as the violation of Copyright and Related rights Law and similar. In addition, it asks to pay the fine of CAD $100 and promises that this will remove the block from the system. However, in reality the appearance of 'Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, Ministry of Public Safety Canada' alert means the only thing – your computer is infected with Trojan horse, which has infiltrated your computer and now seeks to push you into giving your money for scammers. Please, never do that! Instead of that, follow our step-by-step guide and fix your computer.
HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police virus?
Similarly to Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) virus or Royal Canadian Mounted Police Ukash virus, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police virus is spread by trojan horse, which can infiltrate poorly protected systems without any permission asked. Typically, this virus can get inside the system via officially looking, but malicious, email, infected freeware and shareware. Besides, you should also stay away from illegal websites that are also used for spreading such ransomwares and rogue anti-spywares. Once inside the system, trojan horse blocks down the entire PC's system by altering some of its settings. In addition, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police virus starts showing its huge notification that typically replaces entire computer's desktop. Please, ignore Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police virus and never pay the fine. Otherwise, you will lose your money and will still have this virus on your computer. In addition, remove malicious ransomware from the system.
HOW TO REMOVE Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police virus?
When Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police virus gets inside the system, it firstly blocks it down. For eliminating the block from your computer, check whether you can you reboot your machine to safe mode with networking or safe mode with command prompt. Depending on that, choose one of these options:
1. Take another machine and use it to download STOPzilla, SpyHunter or other reputable anti-malware program.
2. Update the program and put into the USB drive or simple CD.
3. In the meanwhile, reboot your infected machine to Safe Mode with command prompt and stick USB drive in it.
4. Reboot computer infected with Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police virus once more and run a full system scan.
* Users infected with ransomware viruses are allowed to access other accounts on their Windows systems. If one of such accounts has administrator rights, you should be capable to launch anti-malware program.
* Try to deny the Flash to make your ransomware stop function as intended. In order to disable the Flash, go to Macromedia support and select 'Deny': http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/help09.html. After doing that, run a full system scan with anti-malware program.
* Manual Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police virus removal:
- Reboot you infected PC to 'Safe mode with command prompt' to disable Ukash virus (this should be working with all versions of this threat)
- Run Regedit
- Search for WinLogon Entries and write down all the files that are not explorer.exe or blank. Replace them with explorer.exe.
- Search the registry for these files you have written down and delete the registry keys referencing the files.
- Reboot and run a full system scan with updated SpyHunter to remove remaining virus files.
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