Bundeskriminalamt virus is a ransomware scam ran by cyber criminals for scaring people and easy money extortion. They spread Trojans with a malware that locks screens and displays a message, supposedly coming from police, that accuses a victim ins some online crime. This message says “Ihr Internet Service Provider blockiert” and lists the related to the Internet that a victim might violate. To make the claim more believable, cyber criminals use victim’s webcam and pretend to collect some evidence against a victim. Bundeskriminalamt virus is spread in Germany with Trojans. Once it was installed, , and after being installed it locks screen and victim’s access to other controls and displays this malicious fake message. Since Metropolitan Police virus is spread in Germany, it requests 100 EURO paid as a fine for the violation and unlocking computer. The payment has to be made with Ukash or Paysafe payment systems that government do not uses for collecting fines. Cyber criminals like this payment systems since it let to run the scam and walk free for a long time.
This removal guide will help you to remove Bundeskriminalamt virus either manually or with a help of Bundeskriminalamt virus Removal Tool that comes with “Free online support” and “Free one-year-long protection” against stubborn malicious programs.
What is Bundeskriminalamt virus?
Bundeskriminalamt virus is a scam that cyber criminals use for money extortion. They try to scare a victim with fake allegations in violating law and pushing them into paying a fake fine for a false violation. Removing Bundeskriminalamt virus is difficult since victim’s computer is locked and antivirus software is not working. Bundeskriminalamt virus comes with Trojans and infects your computer. You better be careful while visiting suspicious websites, and remember that payment made with Ukash and Paysafe is a sign of this scam. Message that is displayed with Bundeskriminalamt virus is a fake. It is not related to authorities, and you do not have to pay a fine but remove Bundeskriminalamt virus.
You can get your computer infected with Bundeskriminalamt virus after visiting some websites or downloading some free content used as a disguise for the Trojan. Email spam might also be used to spread Bundeskriminalamt virus and infect your computer. Avoid clicking links on suspicious websites. Do not visit websites with an adult content, and protect your computer from another chance being infected with ransomware.
Bundeskriminalamt virus Removal Tool
Bundeskriminalamt virus is protected against removal by locking antivirus software and victim’s access to controls on the infected computer. This makes it quite difficult for an average computer user to Remove Bundeskriminalamt virus manually. Some of removal procedures are potentially dangerous for your computer. Unless you understand everything in the manual removal guide, it is better to use Bundeskriminalamt virus Removal Tool that comes with a free antispyware program and free online assistance.
Remove Bundeskriminalamt virus Manually
Start your system in Safe Mode and try to access Windows System Restore . You need to find the restore point set before your computer was infected with Bundeskriminalamt virus and restore your system to previous. System Restore will undo all the changes made by this virus, and you can restart your computer as normal and run a full scan with your security program to remove malicious files installed onto your PC.
If the System Restore is not available or there is no a restore point that you can use, then, do the following:
1. First, you need to check proxy settings and repair them to prevent hijacking that might link your computer to a malicious website that spread this infection.
2. Start your computer in a Safe Mode and log as a system administrator. Then access Startup folder. For this click Start, select All Programs and find Startup folder. Look at the startup folder and remove suspicious program that you cannot identify. Bundeskriminalamt virus uses a random name consist of characters and numbers, and some variations might use startup for blocking your computer. Disable suspicious items, restart your computer, and see if it helps.
3. If disabling suspicious files in Windows Startup list doesn’t help to prevent blocking your PC, than you need to fix registry keys used for blocking.
Click Start and type regedit in the search field below. Then press Enter. (On windows XP you need to click Run in the menu and type the command in the input field of the Run utility.
Press OK button, or Enter key, when done.)
In Registry Editor Look for the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\
Double click on this key and find Shell in the right pane. It should be set to “Explorer.exe”. If there is something different or an addition to it after coma, right click this line and modify the value to “Explorer.exe” only.
Note: If you see path related to the name that you remove, write it down. It points to the program that runs Bundeskriminalamt virus, and you need to find and remove it.
VERY IMPORTANT: Before you make changes to your system registry database, make a backup file for the keys being changed or removed in your system registry. You can do this by opening File menu in the Registry Editor and clicking Export. Then follow instructions on the screen. If something goes wrong, you can restore this key by double clicking the saved registry backup file. If no problem is noticed, then you can just discard this file later. Unless you do the backup, you might end with inoperable machine that requires expensive professional attention.
Kill Bundeskriminalamt virus malicious processes
Note: The file is located in either %AppData% or %Temp% directory in the current user profile.
Remove Bundeskriminalamt virus entries from system registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell [random chars].exe
Delete Bundeskriminalamt virus files and folders:
%userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\ [random chars and numbers]
%userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\[random chars ] \ [random name].exe
Note: Better check for location in your system registry as described above since the path might be different.
If manual removal is difficult and confusing to you, then use removal tool and get a free assistance for removing Bundeskriminalamt virus and free antispyware program that will protect your computer against spyware for a full year.
Complete Bundeskriminalamt virus Removal
Bundeskriminalamt virus might be bundled with other malicious programs that help cyber criminals to hunt for your money or use your computer for some illegal activities. After you remove Bundeskriminalamt virus, update your antivirus software and scan your system. You can also use free antivirus scanners from different manufacturers for making sure that no threat is missed. Then you need to scan your system for spyware with some anti-spyware program like one coming with offered Bundeskriminalamt virus Removal Tool since a normal antivirus software wouldn’t remove legitimate spyware used with malicious purpose by cyber criminals.
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