How to Remove the FBI Virus / “YOUR BROWSER HAS BEEN BLOCKED”

If you ever encounter your computer pops up a message saying “Your Computer has been Blocked”, then consider it as a serious note as this Virus is a ‘Ransomware’.

 

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This Ransomware is usually  distributed via spam e-mails, suspicious websites, torrents, P2P network and free software offering. Once your computer is infected, it will quickly sneak into and execute in the system process without the knowledge of the user. As soon as it finishes the setup, it will lock your computer screen and display a fake notification scaring Internet users worldwide with alleged messages from FBI, stating that they had violated some laws and are subject to prosecution. Also, it asks for ransom to futher unlock your files. Please be aware that even if you money there is no guarantee that you will get back your locked files. It’s a trap.

 

Refer the screenshot below for ‘Your Computer has been Blocked’

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The longer this virus FBI “YOUR BROWSER HAS BEEN BLOCKED”  Virus remains in your computer, the more harm it does. It can steal your confidential information through monitoring the browsing activities. As a result, your privacy is exposed to a huge threat. So whenever you see a similar message supposedly coming from the FBI, do not even think of falling for this. It’s not actually FBI warning.

This FBI “YOUR BROWSER HAS BEEN BLOCKED” MoneyPak Virus is a highly dangerous ransomware which may cost your loosing all your data if not act on time. It is strongly recommended you remove it as soon as possible.

 

There are two ways to handle such Ransomware.

  • Remove this virus from your computer ASAP.
  • One clearly removed, then try to restore your data from any backups or tools which helps to restore from Shadow copy. (Untill this moment, there is no way you can unlock or decrypt the alrerady locked files.)

Click to Automatically detect ‘FBI – Your computer has been Blocked’ Virus

 

Please Note that the manual steps involves registry changes which may damage your computer if not performed properly. For Automatic removal, please download the tool below which will do the same automatically without harming anything and does not require special attention.

 

Manual Removal  of  FBI “YOUR BROWSER HAS BEEN BLOCKED”

Step 1: If this nasty Get Lucky stops you from starting your system in Safe Mode with Networking, attempt to restart your system in Safe Mode with Command Prompt by pressing ‘F8’ key while your system is booting.Get Lucky removal

Press F8 key continuously until the Windows Advanced Options Menu launches. And then press Enter key to continue.

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Step 2: Once the windows started, Go to Start -> RUN -> Type “CMD”

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On the ‘Command Prompt’ -> Type ‘Explorer’ to open ‘Windows Explorer’

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On the ‘Windows Explorer’ screen, please browse and open the below path

“C:\Windows\System32\rstrui.exe”

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Step 3: The next step is to open ‘Registry’ and reset the default configuration. To do that, please follow the below steps.

Go to “Start” -> RUN -> ‘regedit’ -> Enter

The registry editor window will be opened.

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On the Registry editor window, browse the below path by extending the relevant key. (Mentioned below). Select ‘Shell’ in the right side window and double click to change it’s value.

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If it’s not already set to ‘Explorer.exe’ then change it to the same and click on ‘OK’ to exit.

 

On the same RegEdit screen try to browse the below sections and remove the following.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "" = "%AppData%\.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "" = "%AppData%\.exe"

 

Step 3: Remove FBI “YOUR BROWSER HAS BEEN BLOCKED” MoneyPak Virus files, search the related files:

C:\Windows\Temp\.exe
%temp%\.exe

 

Please Note that the manual steps involves registry changes which may damage your computer if not performed properly. For Automatic removal, please download the tool below which will do the same automatically without harming anything and does not require special attention.

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How to install Spyhunter:

  • Click on the above link to download and execute the required actions.

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  • After installation this program should be updated and scan. Examine the result when the scan will be finished. If you find some useful for you utilities in the list, so you can eliminate the tick near it, otherwise Spyhunter will remove the software. It pertains to the uncommon and special utilities that users install for their work. But generally, there is no need to delete any ticks.

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  • After that you should click Fix Threats button. If you have already had the license, then the viruses will be removed. In case you did not, then you will have the opportunity to pay for the license key.

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Your computer is fully protected now.

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