Computer Locked

  george.costa 21:19 15 May 2012
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I am supposed to have downloaded music illegally, the computer is locked and I must pay £100 through Paysafecard to unlock it. How can I unlock my PC?

  Miké 21:23 15 May 2012
  northumbria61 21:39 15 May 2012

OK, it is Ransomware.And you won't get anything for your money! You need to download a rescue disk from one of the Internet Security companies - one such disc being from Kaspersky - enter link description here

I must add that I have never had this problem or used this rescue disk but Kaspersky is a reputable company.

  lotvic 22:07 15 May 2012
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do a google for: computer locked by police and take your pick of the solutions to get rid of the Ransomeware. Ransomware (Uninstall Guide)

Out of interest is this screenshot pic you get? deletemalware.blogspot.co.uk

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