Have you been blocked by the Comandancia General de Policia Virus screen on your computer? Does this pop up warning notice accuse you of violating certain laws to cause this complete block on your computer? Are you also threatened to enter an amount of fine to get your PC unlocked or a criminal case will be started against you? Have you heard that such blocking is a scam? What is the best solution to safely unlock the PC from this Comandancia General de Policia scam virus?

Comandancia General de Policia Virus – How to Remove?

Comandancia General de Policia Virus (also known as the Unidad de Investigaciones Especiales (UIES) Ransomware) is another member of the Ransomware family that often scares innocent PC users with some illegal issues and tries to get them to pay a certain amount of fine to unlock their PCs. This Comandancia General de Policia message is believed to attack computer users mostly from Ecuador. However, with the ability to spread online, it can also infect others from outside of the country. Victims to such computer virus often find the blocking message quite scary and yet legit. And because they are accused of violating certain laws, users usually will pay the requested fine hoping to get their PCs unlocked and get themselves out of further illegal troubles. However, this is just the same scam played by such kind of ransomware. By taking advantages of authorities and threatening PC users that they have broken laws, it can get lots of victims to pay so as to help cyber criminals benefit. Hence, when getting a block from this Comandancia General de Policia scam virus, do not trust anything it says or pay any fees.

The Comandancia General de Policia Virus can attack computers that run Windows OS. Similar to other members, it doesn’t need permission from the owners to get installed. This ransomware can get itself installed on computers using the technique of bundling. Malicious sites, links and freeware can all be the resources. When the infection is done, it will set itself as a part of the start-up process of the system so that it can automatically launch the Comandancia General de Policia scam virus page each time the PC is turned on. You will be completely locked out of your own PC. The virus will then describe the reasons of your computer being blocked. Mostly, it’s because of some activities you have done online that cause the block. These activities include distributing banned pornography and watching child porn which you may not have done any. Next, specific articles of violations will be elaborated more to make this Comandancia General de Policia Virus look more real. It is understandable that no one wants illegal troubles especially when they haven’t conducted the things they are accused of. But still, this is a scam virus. It shouldn’t be trusted no matter what it says.

After it’s done elaborating the specific details of violation, this scam virus will then require you to enter a certain amount of fine in order to unlock your PC. There’s usually a time limit for entering the payment. When the time expires and you haven’t paid the fine, you will be threatened that further criminal cases can be started automatically against you. Many computer users, who are too afraid to be accused of violating laws, will be willing to pay the requested fine via Ukash. However, your PC will remain blocked by the same Comandancia General de Policia Virus screen even after the payment is entered. The fine you have spent will help cyber criminals benefit instead of getting your PC unlocked. But there are a few circumstances that PCs will be unlocked from this scam virus. However, that doesn’t mean that your computer is safe to use again. The virus is still in your computer waiting for its second time to pop up and scam you all over again with a even higher fine.

To unlock PC from this Comandancia General de Policia scam virus, a malware removal is needed ASAP. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for assistance if you are not a computer literate and have no idea on how to do it on your own.

Screen Shot of Comandancia General de Policia Scam Virus

Comandancia-General-de-Policia-Virus

When PC is blocked by this Comandancia General de Policia Virus, a blocked screen will be seen as the above screen shot. This blocking message is actually quite similar to those of other ransomware. First it will list the personal details of yours on the top of the screen including IP, location, Operating System and User Name. Then it goes on elaborating the reasons of your PC being blocked. All in all, it’s because you have violated laws online. When illegal issues are involved, PC users are often more vulnerable and don’t know what to do but to get themselves out of any possible troubles. Hence, cyber criminals can benefit a lot from such virus via scamming innocent PC users. One should be watching out for this ransomware when computer is blocked all of a sudden. Paying the fine won’t help unlock the PC or get rid of the Comandancia General de Policia scam virus.

Guide to Unlock PC From Comandancia General de Policia Scam Virus

The Comandancia General de Policia Virus is able to escape from many antivirus protection tools to sneak into computers. It may even disable these applications and terminate the protections on the PC. Hence, manual removal is suggested here as it can guarantee a complete removal without seeing this fake police warning page again. Expertise will be required during the manual removal process. Please follow the steps below to get started right away:

Step 1: Please try to put the infected machine into Safe mode with Networking first to unlock the screen temporarily from this Comandancia General de Policia scam virus. To put the computer in Safe mode with Networking, please hit F8 key repeatedly while system is booting up BUT before it’s logging in till you get advanced boot options on a black screen; use arrow keys to highlight Safe mode with Networking option and hit enter key to proceed system loading files into that mode.
safe mode with networking for Windows XP Vista and Win 7

Step 2: Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete at the same time to open the Windows Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top; then End processes associated with Comandancia General de Policia Virus or processes not belonging to system.
windows-task-manager

Step 3: Press Windows+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to open Registry Editor.
Run+Registry Editor

Step 4: Delete all the files related to Comandancia General de Policia Virus:

%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll
%AppData%\Protector-.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe(rnd)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = {rnd}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “”
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun

Video Guide to Remove Comandancia General de Policia Ukash Scam

Conclusion

Comandancia General de Policia Virus Ukash scam is an Ecuador version of ransomware that will do the same things to innocent computer users by blocking their computers and requesting a certain amount of fine to unlock. This is actually the same old trick played by most ransomware to computer users. When your PC is attacked by this virus, this Comandancia General de Policia scam message will pop up all of a sudden on your computer screen accusing you of violating laws because of your online activities. In order to get your PC unlocked as well as get yourself out of further illegal troubles, a certain amount of fine will be requested via Ukash. If you haven’t been able to enter this payment within the limited time period, a criminal case will be started automatically against you which might put you into more troubles later on. But all of these are nonsense since this blocking message is a virus. You shouldn’t be scared by whatever it says. Getting rid of this Comandancia General de Policia scam virus is the right direction to unlock your PC.

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Published by Karen Lawrence & last updated on July 30, 2013 9:13 am

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