France Ministère de l'Intérieur Virus is a French variant of FBI virus that has been spreading around for about a year. If you are locked by a huge message that claims that you have been doing illegal activities on your computer and now you have to pay the fine through Ukash, Paysafecard or other prepayment system, you have to ignore it because it has nothing to do with any official authority, such as France Ministère de l'Intérieur or other. This is just a ransomware infection, Ukash member, that has been brought on your PC with a help of trojan.ransomlock. We strongly recommend not fall for these law violations that will be listed in the message and not to pay 100 euros or other amount of money because this won't help you to unlock your PC. For that you have to remove France Ministère de l'Intérieur Virus from the system.
HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH France Ministère de l'Intérieur Virus?
France Ministère de l'Intérieur Virus is distributed by infected downloads, such as fake video or audio codecs, malicious torrent files, software updates and similar. Ofcourse, you can protect the system against France Ministère de l'Intérieur virus if you have updated anti-virus and anti-malware programs installed. Once this virus gets inside, it blocks the PC screen and shows a misleading message about illegal activity found on this PC. Typically, it claims that user has been watching pornographic videos, gambling or spreading malware. However, this program is not working at this point – it seeks only to rip its victims off by stealing their money. So, instead of paying this fine, which is usually asked on France Ministère de l'Intérieur virus alerts, you should remove this virus from your computer.
HOW CAN I REMOVE France Ministère de l'Intérieur Virus?
If you have been infected by France Ministère de l'Intérieur Virus, you must run a full system scan with reputable anti-malware program to fix your computer. However, you may find that you are blocked from getting on the Internet. In order to avoid this issue, follow these options:
* Flash drive method:
1. Take another machine and use it to download Reimage, Malwarebytes 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': http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/help09.html. After doing that, run a full system scan with anti-malware program.
* Manual France Ministère de l'Intérieur 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.