Police & Gendarmerie Nationale virus has never been trying to protect copyright content, so you should stop taking it seriously. In reality, it seeks only to mislead you into thinking that you have violated various laws, and now have to pay the fine for that. We must say that this ransomware infection is designed really professionally: similarly to Confederation Suisse virus, Sabam virus or Federal Computer Crime Unit virus it blocks the whole system down and shows a huge alert, which claims that it was done because of victim's illegal activity on the PC. Besides, scam message is usually filled with various logos and it is also set to show PC's IP address and location. As you can see from its name, Police & Gendarmerie Nationale virus is prepared to attack French-speaking countries. If you live somewhere in this region, ignore Police & Gendarmerie Nationale virus if it gets on your computer. Of course, remove its infected files without any delay as well.
HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH Police & Gendarmerie Nationale virus?
This French ransomware can get inside the system via infected downloads, so you should be very careful while browsing on the Internet. In fact, this is a trojan horse, which gets inside the PC and additionally blocks the system and downloads malicious Police & Gendarmerie Nationale virus files. Additionally, it delivers the fake message on user's screen, which clearly tries to look like it's sent by local law enforcement authority (Police in this case). Be aware that there are many different ransomware that belong to this family. They use different languages and alerts when trying to trick their victims into paying the fine. We highly recommend ignoring this screen-sized notification. Additionally, you must remove Police & Gendarmerie Nationale virus if you want to recover the access to your desktop.
HOW TO REMOVE Police & Gendarmerie Nationale virus?
If you want to remove Police & Gendarmerie Nationale virus, you will have to unblock your computer first. Some users do that by setting their computers' date to the previous. If this hasn't been helpful for you, follow these options:
* Flash drive method:
1. Take another machine and use it to download Reimage, Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner or Plumbytes Anti-MalwareMalwarebytes Malwarebytes.
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 Police & Gendarmerie Nationale virus 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 Police & Gendarmerie Nationale 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 Reimage to remove remaining virus files. You can also use Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner or Plumbytes Anti-MalwareMalwarebytes Malwarebytes.