Copyright violation alert. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - -   Also known as I-Q Manager Antipiracy foundation scanner, icpp-online.com | Type: Ransomware
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Copyright violation alert titled fake I-Q Manager Antipiracy foundation scanner is the latest ransomware that prompts users of the compromised computers to pay a fee for copyrighted materials such as songs, movies or software. Once installed, it will scan your computer for files with .torrent extension and then will state that copyrighted material has been found on your PC and that you should pay a settlement of $399.85 or pass your case to the courts. Of course, you shouldn’t pay any fee and you shouldn’t give them your credit card information for any reason. This is nothing more but a scam. Instead, please use the removal instructions below to remove Copyright violation alert ransomware from your computer as soon as possible.

This ransomware variant has been localized to the following languages: Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Slovak and Spanish. Here’s how ti reads in English:

Copyright violation alert
Copyright violation: copyrighted content detected
Windows has detected that you are using content that was downloaded in violation of the copyright of its respective owners. Please read the following bulletin and try solving the problem in one of the recommended ways.

The biggest problem about this I-Q Manager or AP Manager (newer its version) infection is that it actually may lock your computer until you enter a correct license number for the program. Thankfully, security researchers found working registration code: RFHM2-TPX47-YD6RT-H4KDM. Please note that this code is not a solution for this problem and your computer is still infected with malware. It only makes the removal procedure easier. In order to completely remove Copyright violation alert infection please use either manual removal instructions or an automatic removal tool below. The home page of this scam is icpp-online.com. You should avoid it. And if you have already paid that fee, then you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.

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Copyright violation alert

Copyright violation alert manual removal:

Kill processes:
iqmanager.exe

apmanager.exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallIQManager

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "iqmanager.exe"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%Application DataIQManageriqmanager.exe"

Delete files:
iqmanager.exe

settings.ini

uninstall.exe

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  • Guest

    My computer was infected the same spyware. But the difference is there is no click connection of ” enter a previously purchased license code” in the pop-out screen. How can I do? Please help me! THANKS A LOT!!!

  • Guest

    copyright violation virus- I dont see an opportunity to enter a registration code, only thing I get is a prompt for a previously purchased license code ????????