Europol Interpol Virus is a new type of PC malware which designed to steal the victims’ money form their infected computers. Europol Interpol Virus is generated by the cyber criminals whose aim is to ask PC users for a fine of 100 Euro with PaySafeCard by blocking the computer screen. Once installed, the computer users will receive warning message on the PC screen when running the Windows operating system. Strictly speaking, the Europol Interpol Virus should be categorized as ransomware and its main attack targets are German-speaking countries. Increase number of victims have been annoyed by this ransomware however, they still don’t have better idea to remove the Europol Interpol Virus. It is no use to make the warning massage disappear off the PC screen by “Power Off”/”Power On” the system.
If the PC users get the infection of Europol Interpol Virus, they can do nothing because this virus has locked the PC system and all of the applications. Meanwhile, it of course will disable genuine antivirus or any security programs installed on your computer. Europol Interpol virus will also block your access to any security related websites. A part of the victims would be confound at the alert message from the moment they see it. They paid the fine to the crime criminals without thinking too much only with the hope of regaining the computer soon. Unfortunately, there is not any PC user can get the computer back successfully after the payment. The Europol Interpol message is a scam! It would display fake notification on Windows PC claiming users to involved in distribution of copyright content or pornographic videos, movies, etc. It also modifies entire web browser settings and reroute search results to suspicious websites.
Over 90% PC users never realize that they would get infection when they try to download programs on the Internet. Actually, if you tend to visit illegal websites, download freeware, open spam, click suspicious links, you will probably be infected by the Europol Interpol Virus through a Trojan. This type of virus can bypass most of the antivirus-programs then inject into your PC system sneakily. Frankly speaking, it is useless to run PC security software to avoid or remove such infection.
Now, if you are one of the victims who come across Europol Interpol Virus, you must not pay the fine to anyone at first. After your reading of the preceding chapters in the article, you should know that the notification from Europol Interpol Virus is absolutely fake. Every word of this alert message is well-planned scheme to trick PC users’ money. There is no any government department on the world will ask you for a fine by only blocking your PC screen if you do violate the copyright, local laws and other related policy. They would call you, visit you and send you written document or subpoenas formally. If your computer has been blocked by the Europol Interpol Virus, you need to remove it from your PC as soon as possible otherwise you perhaps will get more troubles.
Before you follow the instructions as below, we highly suggest you Chat with Experts Online if you are not so confident of removing the Europol Interpol Virus manually.
Of course, you also can delete the Europol Interpol Virus yourself with the guides concluded by VilmaTech experts.
Step One: Reboot Your Computer. Press”F8” on the keyboard before the Windows system has been launched.
Step Two: You will see options on the PC screen and please select the “Safe Mode with Networking”
Step Three: Press “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” to run the Windows Task Manager. Terminate the process of Europol Interpol Virus.
Step Four: Click “Start” menu — “Control Panel”. Search out the “Folder Options” and show hidden files in this area.
Step Five: Press Windows+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to open Registry Editor. Then delete the registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Europol Interpol virus\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Europol Interpol virus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Europol Interpol virus\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Europol Interpol virus\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Europol Interpol virus\DisplayName Europol Interpol virus
Step Six: Delete the relevant files in the system:
%Desktopdir%\Europol Interpol virus.lnk
%Programs%\Europol Interpol virus\Europol Interpol virus.lnk
Step Seven: Restart your computer one more time to make the changes effect.
Now, the Europol Interpol Virus should be removed from your computer successfully.
However, the virus publisher will make the malware more and more complicate. It becomes more harder to be found and removed. Therefore, the method we introduce to you is not guaranteed to 100% remove the Europol Interpol Virus. It will generate mutative virus in very short time. In such situation, PC users should take pertinence measures to remove and eliminate the Europol Interpol Virus. If you don’t know how to do that correctly, you can have a live chat with VilmaTech experts.