Computer Locked

  george.costa 21:19 15 May 2012
Locked
Answered

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
Answer

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

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Fujitsu Lifebook P727 laptop review

Converse's new logo: the trainer brand looks to its heritage for a fresh identity

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment lancer Windows 10 en mode sans échec ?