Windows Anytime Upgrade Ukash virus is a clear example how scammers are actively trying to rip their victims off. After letting into the wild a bunch of Ukash viruses that were named as reputable institutions, now they have changed their tactics – now they ask users to upgrade their Widows Anytime software. Be sure that Windows Anytime Upgrade is another ransomware that belongs to Ukash virus group. While most of its attacked systems are in Europe, users in other parts of the world should also be aware about Windows Anytime Upgrade Ukash virus. It seeks only to make you pay for the forged license of Microsoft Windows Home Premium (10.1.2).
HOW DID I GET WINDOWS ANYTIME UPGRADE UKASH VIRUS?
Just like all Ukash viruses, this program spreads using exploits and infected websites. You need only a simple click on a hacked website and you can get this infection, so be careful with unknown programs, suspicious-looking websites, search engines and spam emails. As soon as it gets inside, Windows Anytime Upgrade scam locks the system down and states that this was done because of the license issue. To be more precise, Windows Anytime Upgrade Ukash virus claims that you are using unlincensed Microsoft Windows Home Premium (10.1.2) software and have to purchase it if you want to avoid $1000 fine. This 'upgrade' can be purchased via Ukash or PaySafecard prepayment system. However, paying this 'upgrade' means losing your money because that's only the way how scammers seek to get users' money. Instead of sharing your credits with them, you should simply unlock your computer and remove Windows Anytime Upgrade Ukash virus.
HOW TO REMOVE ANYTIME UPGRADE UKASH VIRUS?
While trying to remove Anytime Upgrade Ukash Virus, firstly you need to unlock your computer. For that you can use these instructions or download a tool from Kaspersky:
- Take another computer and download Reimage or other reputable anti-malware program with it.
- Update the program and put it into your USB drive or simply burn a CD disk.
- While the CD burns or USB drive get's the information, reboot your infected machine to Safe Mode with Command Prompt (by pressing F8 on boot) and then stick the prepared USB drive or put the CD disk in it.
- Reboot the infected computer once more and run a full system scan with the program you downloaded.
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