What is wrong with my computer? One day when you are watching some videos on Youtube, suddenly a page appears and you lose the control of your computer. The page says that because you did something against the law. The US Government Firewall has locked your computer for security. You need to pay a fine to them so that you can unlock your computer. You can finish payment by Moneypak. You may have a question that how can you do something break the law? You didn’t do the illegal thing as what it says. How can this thing happen to you? Please do not worry, what you can see is s scam, the virus maker uses the name of the government department to cheat and scare you. Actually you don’t break the law at all. It is a big virus that you can not believe it.
US Government Firewall is a ransomware that can lock your computer so that you can not do anything on the infected computer. And they will claim that because of the illegal things you did on the Internet, you must pay a fine to them to unlock your PC, If you refuse to pay in 72 hours, your data in the computer will be erased and you may go to a jail if you get a serous problem. However, it is a virus that you can not trust it. This is the way that virus makers collect money by acting the real government department. Just like another ransomware Australia Federal Police Virus. They use the name of the government department and scare you. When you see this message published on your infected computer, you don’t need to confuse how and when do you do against the laws. You just need to remove this tricky virus as soon as possible.
For a word, it is a big virus that can lock your computer, you may get this virus when you visit some infected webpages or download some free programs. When this virus completes its infection. Your computer will be locked by this virus. It claims that you need to unlock your computer by paying Moneypak in 72 hours. Then your computer will unlock. And this ransomware can start to download virus and Trojans from the virus webpages. Then this virus can also track your actions online so that the virus maker can get your personal account and password from your infected computer, then it will sent this to hijacker. When you are infected by this virus. Your computer will face a dangerous situation even you have installed anti-virus program on the infected computer. If you just let this virus in your computer, it may mess up your system data or system files. The virus can cause further damage to your operating system when the time goes by. What is more, if you can not remove it as soon as possible, this virus may do great damage to your computer so that you can not start your computer in safe mode. This virus is one member of the Moneypak family virus, they always act as the real government department and scare you. If you choose to pay them by Moneypak, you can not get your money back from the virus makers, and this virus will be activated completely. So next time when you see these messages published on your computer, do not confuse what thing you did is wrong. Please remove it as fast as you can.
1. Reboot your infected computer and keep pressing F8 key on your keyboard and next use the arrow keys to select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press E/Enter;
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time or right click on the Task Bar to open the Windows Task Manager; then scroll down to End processes related to [US Government Firewall].exe;
3. Open Control Panel from Start menu; then find Folder Options and under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK;
4. Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys and typing in regedit;
5. Find out and delete all these associating files as below:
6. Find out and remove all these associating registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ” ”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
7. Reboot again and get into normal mode when the above steps are done.
US Government Firewall is a big scam that acts as the real government department to scare you so that you will believe that it is a legitimate message. They claim that because of your illegal action on the Internet, the local department will lock your computer, you can unlock it in 72 hours by paying to them. If you refuse to do that, the local department will delete all the illegal things on your computer, if you have a terrible situation, you will be arrested by local police. In a word, this tricky virus use the name of the local government to cheat you. This tricky can infect some websites or links, when you click on them, your computer will be infected by this virus. When the virus finish its infection, your computer will face a hard situation, first, it will lock your computer immediately, second it will download the virus and Trojans from the unsafe website to steal your system information, and it can mess up your system data, steal your personal information such as account number and password to send to the virus maker, then the hijacker can get your personal information without your permission. It looks legitimate and that is why this virus can cheat so many people because its high reality. So you need to keep your eyes open, you should know that it is a virus, although it has the name and logo of the local department, it can not change that truth that it is a real virus. Please remove it as fast you can and don’t be fooled by this big virus.
Special Tips: It is strongly recommended to remove this US Government Firewall with expertise, because any mistake due to lacking of computer knowledge could lead to more damages till system goes crash down. And if you still cannot successfully get rid of this locking screen by the above instructions, please contact YooCare 24/7 Online Expert now for a fast and professional help.
Published by Andrew Gonzalez, last updated on April 10, 2014 5:00 am | How to Guides