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Remove POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department Virus on Computer and Android Phone

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Greedy cyber criminals have recently published a new version of POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus that targets Canadian PC and Android phone users mainly. With different UI (User Interface) and French, POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus talks the same thing and aims at the same goal which is money. Legalese, Law Articles, countdown and serious consequence not to fulfill money submission are the common jugglery both encrypting ransomware and non-encrypting ransomware virus employ. For this version, POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus asks for €100 within 72 hours.

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Compared with previous version:

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Usually when victims encountering POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus would face up with problems wrapped up in the following list made by one of VilmaTech certified experts who gathered the information throughout popular forums:

  • Some forms of Safe Mode allow access only to shut down and restart in normal mode with either a white screen or POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department counterfeit accusation message.
  • Restore points cannot be reached or simply swept out.
  • Ctrl+Alt+Del key combination is disabled not to bring up Task Manager to help jump out of the fake accusation message.
  • Even when Safe Mode is accessible, running full scan still can’t find no culprit that supports POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus to stand still.

There can be other problems hit victims with their computers and android phones blocked by POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus. If it is the case and the problems overwhelms you, please advise specialized computer experts at VilmaTech Online Support and ask them to help deal with complex technical problems caused by the ransomware.

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Cunning and Dangerous POLIZEI Virus

Previous POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus has helped cyber criminals to plunder a lot of money from PC users, which funds them to develop this new version of POLIZEI virus after the previous version has been told widely to be a virus. Adopting the same old trick to attack/ pay porn sites or fake Adobe/Flash Player update pop-up message, POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus manages to easily attack a computer and Android phone with vulnerability and convince innocent PC/Android users that the accusation message is real to charge ransom for cancellation of law violation.

As a matter of fact, POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus is geared by Reveton Trojan, the one has been in full swing since 2012. By numerating drivers, POLIZEI virus is capable of intercepting stored information as well as affecting some drivers to devote in assisting POLIZEI virus to modify system configuration, which will definitely form a backdoor through which most infections worm. As a result, problems emerge:

  • Other user accounts, if any, on the same computer may be locked down by POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus finally.
  • Endless popup ads emerge in-text, under-text to ruin surfing experience.
  • Search redirect happens to give away promotional web pages rather than query related search results.
  • Multiple system processes, among them are counterfeit ones generated by Trojan, run in background to considerably consume CPU usage as well as computer resource.
  • Thousands of hundreds of items pile up in the target machine to leave very limited space for PC operation, leading to frequent freezes and occasional BSOD.
  • Error messages are triggered when trying to launch/close down certain programs.

It is obviously that immediate removal manages to reduce the occurrence of incidental problems, and manual removal method is recommended considering the fact that drivers related to security are affected by POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus. Below is the instruction for most PC users with technical skills to remove the ransomware virus since there’s no universal removal method given the fact that other vicious items could infiltrate through the backdoor. It is advisable that Android users contact experts here to remove POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus. Should there be any unexpected problems occur during the removal process, it is advisable to contact VilmaTech Online Support and ask their specialized computer experts with decade’s experience to help retrieve completely clean computer.

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Latest Instruction to Remove POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department Virus and Unblock Computer and Android Phone

 
One – Access Safe Mode with Command Prompt
With more advanced technique ransomware virus employs, Safe Mode and Safe Mode with Networking are usually blocked down easily. It is not worth the trial. Therefore, access Safe Mode with Command Prompt can be more safer and more guaranteed.

Windows 8

  • Cold restart the computer locked down by POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus by pressing on the power button on motherboard.
  • Hold down the Shift key and repeatedly hit the F8 key (Shift+F8) when computer restarts but before Windows launches.
  • “Recovery Mode” screen will then be brought up, choose See advanced repair options to proceed.win8 safe mode
  • You will then see Choose an option Screen, select Troubleshoot option thereafter.win8 safe mode1
  • Next select the Advanced Options with arrow keys and hit Enter key.win8 safe mode2
  • Windows Startup Settings window pops up, click Restart to continue.
  • A while later will Safe Mode option screen pop up.win8 safe mode4
  • Tap F6 to access Safe Mode with Command Prompt and enter into the little black screen with slash/ line flashing behind ‘System32′.

 
Windows 7/Vista/XP

  • Cold restart the computer locked down by POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus by pressing on the power button on motherboard.
  • As the computer is booting but before Windows launches, tap the “F8 key” continuously which should bring up the “Windows Advanced Options Menu” as shown below.F8
  • Use your arrow keys to highlight ‘Safe Mode with Command Prompt’ option and press Enter key to access little black screen with slash/ line flashing behind ‘System32′.

 
Two – Create another user account with admin rights from command lines.
If you already have another operational user account which is administor, skip this section to Three. If not, follow the below steps starting with typing ‘explore’ (without quotation) where a line/slash is flashing behind “System32” to hit Enter key and access a desktop.

  • explorer from cmd

Note: if the infected account is guest, there’s no need to follow all the steps here since no admin right is allowed to make modifications. If it is the case, you should live chat with computer experts at VilmaTech Online Support and get solution to your concrete situation.

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Windows 7

  • Access Control Panel from Start menu start menu.
  • Choose ‘User Accounts and Family Safety’ to select User Accounts. user accounts and family safety
  • Select ‘Manage another account’ option to subsequently press on ‘Create a new account’ button.
  • Name the new user account, VilmaTech for example.
  • Tick ‘Administrator’ and press Create Account to finish the section.

 
Windows XP

  • In Control Panel window, access ‘User Account’.
  • Select ‘Create a new account’ option and name the new user account
  • Press ‘Next’ button to tick ’Computer administrator’ in the next window.
  • Choose ‘Create Account’ option to finish creating the new user account.                              comp admin XP

 
Windows Vista

  • Access Control Panel window and choose ‘Add or Remove User Accounts’.
  • Press ‘Create a New Account’ option to name the new user account.
  • Remember to select account type as administrator.
  • Press ‘Create Account’ button to finish the section.

 
Windows 8

  • Bring up the list from ‘Unpin’ located at the left-hand bottom at the Start screen to access  ‘Control Panel’.                                                           Unpin
  • Select ‘Users’ on the left pane  to choose ‘Add a user’ on the right.
  1. Where Windows Live id is available, use it to create a new account.
  2. Otherwise, click on ‘More about logon options’ to fill in the below attached form.

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  • Follow on-screen hint to finish creating a user account with admin rights.

 
Three – Restart the computer when the new user account is created successfully; log into the newly created user account after a reboot to show hidden items and remove vicious items accordingly.

  • Click on Start menu to Restart the computer normally without tapping on any keys when computer is rebooting.                                                                                                                                                                                        restart
  • Enter into the newly created user account (take ‘VilmaTech.com for example’) when options are offered.                                                         enter different account

 
Windows 8

  • When in, access Windows Explorer from Start Screen.windows explorer
  • Tap View tab to get options and tick ‘File name extensions’ and ‘Hidden items’ options.
  • Press ‘OK’ button to show all hidden items including system ones.

 
Windows 7/XP/Vista

  • Access ‘Control Panel’ window from Start menu.
  • Access ‘Folder Options’ to tick ‘Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)’ under View tab.folder options1
  • Press ‘OK’ button to unveil all hidden items including system ones.

 
When all items are unveiled, follow the below instruction to remove vicious items:

  • Browse to Roaming folder and Temp folder respectively in C:\Windows to remove files with abnormal name composed of serial numbers with random letters.
  • Browse to C:\Windows and C:\Windows\System32 to remove Temp files and items like Winlogon.exe, Svchost.exe.

Tip: Considering system items are also unveiled after these steps, extra prudence should be employed when removing vicious items, especially when removing malicious items resembling system ones like Svchost.exe. Thus sufficient computer knowledge is required in this section to differentiate the genuine from the fake. Should there be any confusion, it is wise to ask experts with rich experience in removing ransomware at VilmaTech Online Support for on-demand help.

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Four – Remove POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus and its related items from Database (registry editor).
 
Windows 8

  • Hover mouse over borders to any direction, Search Charm bar will then be enabled.
  • Type ‘regedit’ and hit Enter key to access registry editor.
  • When in, press and hold Ctrl+F to search for Winlogon.find winlogon
  • Locate key labeled ‘Shell’ in the right pane.
  • Right click on it and replace it with ‘explorer.exe’ to help remove POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus.

 
Windows 7/XP/Vista

  • Hold Win key and R key together to launch Run box.win+r
  • Put ‘regedit’ in Run box initiated from Start menu and press Enter key.
  • Press and hold Ctrl+F to search for Winlogon.
  • Locate key labeled Shell in the right pane.
  • Right click on it and replace it with ‘explorer.exe’ to help remove POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus.                                                                                                                                                change to explorer

 
When done, navigate to the following entries and remove corresponding items:

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””

 

Tips:
The laws on Internet are still far from complete, therefore people don’t really know about dos and don’ts. In this case, POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus locks down computers and Android systems that are suspected of being involved in downloading/streaming/visiting inappropriate content makes sense, leading to tragic results where people submit large amount of money as required out of the fear of being punished due to the non-existent accusation. To get more money, POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus uses the following listed dissemination routines that PC and Android users should get to know well for prevention:

  1. Fake realistic Adobe/Flash Player update message to make PC users download its vicious code willingly and unwittingly.
  2. Place vicious initiating code on porn sites and the like to affect any connected computers.
  3. Attack vulnerability or exploit backdoor on a computer.
  4. Affect emails on a target computer and send vicious emails containing initiating code of POLIZEI Cybercrime Investigation Department virus to all detected contacts without authorization.

It is clearly that security enhancement should be executed on browser settings mainly. If you don’t know how to do the enhancement or you encounter undesirable troubles in the middle of POLIZEI virus removal on either computer or Android phone, access accrediting computer company that offers technical help with both rich experience and sophisticated techniques.

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