How to Remove South Yorkshire Police Virus Ransomware

What is wrong with my computer? One day, when you are visiting some webpages, suddenly a message pops up and says that your computer is locked by South Yorkshire Police due to your illegal action online.  The local government department will lock your computer. You need to pay money by Ukash to unlock your computer in 72 hours. If you refuse to do that, the data in your computer will be deleted completely. You will go a jail if you have a terrible situation. Is it real? You will know how to remove this ransomware manually from your computer.

Is the South Yorkshire Police Real Or Fake?

South Yorkshire Police Virus is a ransomware that can lock your computer, just like some similar ransomware. It can lock your computer completely so tat you can do nothing on your infected computer. You may get this virus when you visit some unsafe webpages sucn as some advertisements’ webpages. once this virus finish its infection, it will lock your computer immediately. A message will pop and claim that your computer is locked by the South Yorkshire Police because you have done something against to the law. You need to pay money to them to unlock your computer, or the data in your computer will be erased in 72 hours. Please do not be fooled by this virus, the real government department will not publish this kind of message online. Actually you didn’t do anything break the law, this virus use the name of the government department to scare and cheat you, If you regard it as the real message comes from the South Yorkshire Police. You will be one of the victims by this tricky virus. You need to remove this virus as soon as possible before it does damage to your computer.

South Yorkshire Police Virus is totally a big virus, this virus can infect your computer even you are under the protection of the anti-virus program, you may get this virus when you clicked on some infected websites or links. When this virus finishes its infection, your computer will be locked by this virus immediately, many victims face this situation when they are visiting Internet. The ransomware locks your computer and show a message to you, you may confuse that you didn’t do anything illegal online like what it says. How can you break the laws? And this virus will claim that you computer will locked when you finish payment by Ukash. Please remember, this is the way virus makers cheat you and collect money. This is same to some similar viruses(FBI Virus). Many victims find that their computer can not unlock after they pay money to it. You need to know that the real government department will not publish this kind of message online, what you can see on your infected computer is a fake message. Do not be fooled by this tricky virus, you need to remove this virus completely from your infected computer.

Don’t have enough skills or don’t know how to get rid of this virus? The following instructions require better computer skills to deal with program files and registry entries. If you’re not sure on how to delete this fake locking screen, you are welcome to contact YooCare 24/7 Online Expert now to save your computer immediately!

The Screen Shot of the South Yorkshire Police Virus


Steps to Manually this Virus

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 [South Yorkshire Police].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\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.

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South Yorkshire Police 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 will claim that your computer is locked by the local government department because your illegal actions online. You need to pay by Ukash to unlock your computer, if you refuse to do this, the local government will delete all the illegal things on your computer, you will be arrested if the situation is terrible. This tricky can scare victims easily because it uses the name of the government departments. If you have no ideas about this virus, you will regard it as a true message and decide to follow what it tells to you. However, this is totally a virus that you can not trust it. The ransomware can change its name and hide itself so that it can escape from the tracking of the most anti-virus program. What is more, it can steal your personal information anytime. If you just let this virus stay in your computer, it can create System vulnerability to let the virus makers control your computer. That is the reason that this virus can bring troubles to those people who get this ransomware. Anyway you need to remove this virus completely before it do further damage to your computer. Please remember, do not trust and pay to this virus. Actually you did nothing illegal online, this fake message is created to scare you, the real government will not send this kind of message to you computer online.

Special Tips: It is strongly recommended to remove this malware 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 on January 1, 2013 6:51 am, last updated on April 1, 2014 1:59 am

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