Do you know Internet Crime Complaint Center Virus or IC3 $500 scam? So a FBI – Internet Crime Complaint Center popped up on my computer last night and it wont go away it says something like i have been charged with child porn and i have to pay a 300 dollar fine within 48 hrs. Whats up with this? If you don’t have any ideas about this virus, you may regard it as a message published by the real government department. That is way this tricky virus can cheat so many victims. They use the name of the Internet Crime Complaint Center, actually this virus has no-relation to this government department. There are so many people is fooled by this virus, please do not trust what it says. This post will show you how to remove this virus completely and manually.
Internet Crime Complaint Center Virus is a ransomware that can lock your computer, you can do nothing on it when your computer is infected by this virus, when you turn on your computer and log in, this message will pop up and lock your computer. Many victims are scared by it because they regard it as the real government department, this virus will claim that because your illegal action online, your computer is locked, you need to pay 500$ by moneypak to unlock your computer. However, you should know that this is a virus that you can not trust it at all, if you pay them, you will be one of the victims by this tricky virus.
Internet Crime Complaint Center 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. This virus 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? Then this virus will claim that you computer will be unlocked in 1 -4 hours when you finish payment by moneypak. 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 this virus. 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 can remove this virus completely from your infected computer.
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 [Internet Crime Complaint Center Virus].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.
Internet Crime Complaint Center Virus 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 moneypak to unlock your computer, if you refuse to do this, the lock government will delete all the illegal things on your computer, you will be arrested in 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, I can tell you that it is totally a virus that you can not trust it. This virus can change its name and hide itself so that it can escape from the tracking of the most anti-virus program. This virus 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 why this virus can bring trouble to those people who get this virus. 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 Internet Crime Complaint Center Virus 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 December 27, 2013 10:02 am