What? My computer is locked by Complete an offer to Continue virus? One day when you turn on your computer, suddenly a webpage comes up and locks your computer, it says that “This page will immediately unlock and normal access upon your participation in an office below, please use the valid information”. It claims that if you want to “unlock this page to continue” then click on Complete an offer to continue button then finish the process, your computer can unlock. Is real or fake? How can you remove this virus from your computer?
“Complete an offer to Continue” Virus is a virus that can lock your computer when you are infected by this virus, but virus is not same to FBI virus or some Ukash virus. This virus does not act as the real government to scare and cheat you. However, this tricky virus claims that you need to finish a survey then your computer can unlock immediately. This is a virus you can not trust it at all, what you need to do is to remove this tricky virus from your computer completely.
“Complete an offer to Continue” is totally a virus that you can not trust it at all, if you do not know anything about this virus, you may regard it as a real thing. Many victims are cheated by this virus, this virus can get your information from the survey, the virus maker can collect your information from it. You may give your some secrets to the hijackers if you have no idea about this virus. When your computer is infected by this virus, it will bring other threatens to your computer even you are under the protection of the anti-virus program. This virus can download viruses and Trojans from the infected websites, that is the reason that this virus can slow down your computer. What is more, this virus can hijack your browser such as IE, Firefox and Chrome, then you will discover that you need to take a long time to open a webpage or run a program. Do not be silly, this virus will not leave your computer easily. If you can not remove this virus completely, it can lock your computer again in the future. You need to remove this virus completely from your infected computer before it does further damage to your system.
The Screen Shot of This Virus
Steps to Manually Remove 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 this virus
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 related to Complete an offer to Continue virus shown 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.
In conclusion: As the above mentioned, “Complete an offer to Continue” is a virus that you can not trust it at all. This virus will get your information when you finish survey on its webpage. Many victims lose their important information due to this tricky virus. Moat of the traditional ransomware will act as the real government to scare you, and they will claim that you need to pay money to unlock your computer. However, this virus cheat you without getting your money directly, it will steal your information so that the virus maker can get your account’s number and password easily. What is more, this virus can also create the system bugs so that the hijacker can control your computer. That is why this virus can cause so great damage to your infected computer. Next time when you see this virus in your infected computer, please do not follow the instruction on the virus, you should remove this virus completely from your computer!
Special Tips: It is strongly recommended to remove Complete an offer to Continue 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 Experts now for a fast and professional help.
Published by Selina Lynmich & last updated on June 4, 2013 8:35 am