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Remove United Kingdom Police Scam (Android Lock Virus)

Published on September 12, 2014

The United Kingdom Police Android virus, also abbreviated as the UK Police virus, turns up as a new hazardous Android ransomware vesting in the family of Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) Ukash virus. Performing as a typical ransom virus, United Kingdom Police Android malware which under the legal Cheshire Police Authority disguise, generally will lock target machine while displaying misleading message that claims your computer or Android system has been locked due to your illegal online behaviors. For detailed, it may allege that you have been violating. Copyright and Related Rights Law. (Video, Music, Software) and illegally using or distributing copyrighted content, thus infringing Article 128 of the Criminal Code of Great Britain or have been viewing or distributing prohibited Pornographic content (Child Porn/Zoophilia and etc) and so on. And then, to get rid of punishment and release your locked PC or Android phone, you will be asked to pay fine $100 specifically. However, penetrating these superficial phenomenons, we should ignore the bogus notification for sure and DO NOT PAY MONEY for United Kingdom Police Android virus. Instead, it is obligatory to remove United Kingdom Police Android infection as fast as possible to refrain from potential hazards.
United-Kingdom-Police-virusIn major cases, PC users may have no awareness when their PCs get infected with the United Kingdom Police virus because of its advanced techniques, escaping the detection of antispyware and the default system protection. The United Kingdom Police virus is distributed by malicious web sites or some legal web pages that have been hacked, unreliable free downloading resources or some attachments in Email. No doubts that we should be cautious while we are utilizing any distrusted online resource to avoid unwanted infection and we need to remove United Kingdom Police virus timely to end up its awful symptoms.

Supposed that the United Kingdom Police virus has invaded your computer already, it would even download and install additional threats, including Trojans, worms, browser hijack virus, rogue, etc which could make worse damage on compromised machine. Meanwhile, as a tricky tool created by cyber criminals, the United Kingdom Police virus will not only cheat victims to gain money through popping up with deceptive message, but also dropping more system vulnerabilities in order to open a backdoor for hackers. If this is the case, cyber crooks could even access your innocent machine without any permission so as to follow and record your search history and cookies. That is to say, your privacy will be exposed to the outrageous hackers. To avert such situation, we need to figure out the effective way to remove United Kingdom Police virus for the purpose of getting your clean computer back for good.

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Be Cautious: The Possible Way to Embed United Kingdom Police Virus

One: downloading files/drivers from an unreliable web sites;
Two: opening email or downloading media files that contain the activation code of the virus;
Three: The virus has successfully hacked some famous social online communicate website such as Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo and sites like that. The web masters are not possible to have enough time to manage all corners of their websites. If you get any suspicious pop-up from a website, you have to be careful since the pop-up may not be from the website, instead, may be from Trojans that can control your PC within a short time if you click the pop-up.

Manual Removal Help: Completely Remove United Kingdom Police Virus

1. Boot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking

For Windows 7, XP & Vista

Before performing the manual removal of United Kingdom Police virus, reboot your computer into “safe mode with networking” by constantly tapping F8 key before Windows is launched.

F8

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For Windows 8

Step1. Restart your computer. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, hold down the Shift key and repeatedly hit the F8 key (Shift+F8), this will sometimes boot you into the new advanced “recovery mode”, where you can choose to see advanced repair options. Please click on See advanced repair options Button to go ahead.

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Step2. You will get this Choose an option Screen after you clicked on See advanced repair options. Now you will need to click on the Troubleshoot option to continue.

troubleshoot
Step3. When you get on this Troubleshoot Screen, you can see there are three options listed, please click on or select the Advanced Options.

Advanced options
Step4. Now you are at the the Windows Startup Settings option, by the looks of things we were never meant to find Safe Mode With Networking, you are required to click on Restart Button to continue.

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Step5. When you are at the Advanced Boot Options, use the arrow keys to highlight the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press ENTER or Press a number to choose from the option, if we now want to enable safe mode with networking, then press 5.

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2. Show hidden files of United Kingdom Police virus
1. Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options. Click the View tab.
2. Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

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3. Remove all its registry files
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop United Kingdom Police virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.

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2. Find out the following files relative to United Kingdom Police virus and then delete them all.
%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll
%AppData%\Protector-.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\ApplicationData\.exe(rnd)
3. Search the following registry entries in your Registry Editor and then remove all of them.

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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit”={rnd}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run””
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun””

Important Note:

Even though you have the top antivirus program installed, the United Kingdom Police Android Lock virus virus still gets through without your consent. You may ask why. I should say there is actually no such thing as perfect protection. Virus is created every day. Such virus like the United Kingdom Police Android malware is designed to have been changed the code so antivirus can’t keep up. Once executed, United Kingdom Police Android scam can disable your security tool. In such circumstance, manual removal is required. However, if you haven’t sufficient expertise in handling virus program files, processes, dll files and registry entries, you will take the risk of messing up your computer and making it crash down finally. If you need online professional tech support, click here to get: Vilma Online Virus Removal Support.

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  • Emily

    I was streaming videos in YouTube, can this be any link to this? Thanks for any response 🙂

  • Guest

    this popped up on my xbox!! i have no clue how to get rid of this, please help

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