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Austria Police Ukash virus. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - -   Also known as Ukash virus | Type: Ransomware

Austria Police Ukash virus is a sneaky cyber infection that attacks vulnerable systems with a help of trojan.ransomlock. Austria Police Ukash Virus should be defined as ransomware and must be removed from the system without any delay, otherwise it will disable every file and program installed on it and will also disconnect computer from the Internet. By doing that, virus tries to mislead users into thinking that they have a deal with official authorities who have caught them for their illegal activities. Typically to other Ukash threats, Austria Police Ukash virus claims that victim has been caught for downloading copyrighted content, watching pornographic videos or sharing other illegal content. Additionally, for all these 'law violations' victim is asked to pay the fine. Note that this threat is designed for Austria and its residents but there are numerous other versions that have been designed for other counries. For example: Česká Republika Policie virus, Luxembourg Police virus, Polizia di Stato Ukash virus, Bundesamt für Polizei virus and many more.

HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH Austria Police Ukash virus?

Austria Police Ukash virus comes inside the system together with infected downloads. Typically, that's freeware, shareware, spam email attachments and other files that are infected with this sneaky trojan. Once it gets inside, it locks the whole system and displays its lock-up screen with a title “Your computer is locked!”. Many victims have already got scammed by this Ukash virus. However, you should keep in mind that there is no such official authority, which would use such methods to collect the fines. Austria Police Ukash virus alert is simply based on invented information and should be ignored without any second thought. Even if you pay this fine, you won’t have your computer unlocked. You must remove Austria Police Ukash virus if you want to fix it

HOW CAN I REMOVE Austria Police Ukash virus?

When trying to remove Austria Police Ukash virus, you may find that you are blocked from getting on the Internet and that's the most important thing because you won't be capapble to download anti-malware program and remove infected files from the system. However, if you have the Internet connection on your computer, download Reimage or Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner that will remove infected files from your computer.If you are blocked, follow these options:

* Flash drive method:

1. Take another machine and use it to download Reimage 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 Ukash virus once more and run a full system scan.

* Users infected with Ukash 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': After doing that, run a full system scan with anti-malware program.

* Manual Ukash virus removal (special skills needed!):

  • 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 Reimage to remove remaining virus files.
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