Microsoft sent you a message from Windows Anytime Upgrade window telling you your computer is locked for some reason? Is it really from Microsoft? If it’s just a virus, how to remove the virus from your computer?

What is Microsoft Windows Ukash Virus

“Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus is new created ransom-ware which has been infecting many computers. It has many other versions such as Metropolitan Police Ukash Virus, FBI Moneypak virus and Canadian Security Intelligence Service Virus (CSIS Ukash Virus). When people get this ransom-ware infection, their computers will be locked by displaying you an alert with full screen message. The warning threatens computer users that they have done something against Microsoft rules. This message will make you unable to understand what it is all about. You may ask” did I do anything wrong?” or “What have I done against the law?” Don’t be afraid of it. This is just a threatening warning of a scam malware. If you get this warning information, unfortunately, your computer has been infected by such scam malware. This malware has an interface with many language so that it can cheat more people into paying money to the hackers behind. Even there is a logo of Windows Anytime Upgrade. Don’t believe it, Microsoft never sent you such warning on the internet.

“Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus is a variant of Ukash ransomware and much similar to Gema and GVU from Germany, Sacem from France and Buma Stemra from the Netherlands. In fact, this virus is attacking many countries and areas with different languages and interface according to local conditions. Once such virus comes to your computer, it will block almost all the functions of windows system no matter in windows 7, XP or Vista. You can’t do anything to open other programs. As the warning shows to you, it will declare that your activities online have violated the rules of Microsoft.If you don’t pay €100 to certain bank account, you will be prosecuted. Don’t believe even a word of this. If you pay money to that bank account, you will get nothing without your computer unlocked. What you do will just waste your money. Why don’t you take a safe solution to throw it away from your computer?

To save your computer, live chat with YooSecurity experts now, or you can follow the manual removal guide below to get your problem fixed. (For advanced computer users)

The routes of W”Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus transmission

This virus may lurk in anywhere on the internet. In most cases, It hides in some unsafe websites or links waiting for your visiting. The chance for its spreading may be one of your unconscious click of some place when you want to download something or open some pages. Most of people even don’t know how they get caught by such virus since they don’t know that any activity they do may has a risk in bringing such virus. The virus may be bounded together with other legal programs or files, as long as you get them, you also get the virus at the same time. So you’d better never visit informal websites. Before you click some links or download something, look before you leap!

It seems that my antivirus is useless to remove “Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus?

In fact, when you get infected such ransomware, antivirus is not just useless, but entirely paralyzed. The reason is that, when the virus accesses into your computer, it will do whatever to capture the computer and after it get the control authority, it will disable all the legit programs in its way. So the antivirus will be blocked to militate. Actually, you almost can’t do anything you want if your computer has been attacked by such virus unless you remove it completely.

Symptoms or Harmfulness of “Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus Infection

A. Continually pops up fake alert to threaten you pay ransom which is really annoying.

B. This viruses can gradually destroy your computer operating system.

C. It can lock your computer and you can’t run normal applications.

D. It will steal your personal information for illegal usage, which may bring you great harm both from finance and psychology aspects.

E. When you suffer from economic losses, you makes the cyber cribbers have tasted the sweetness of illegal activities.

Best Way to Remove “Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus Efficiently

Since your computer is locked by such nasty virus, you have to delete the virus manually with professional computer knowledge.

Step A: Restart your computer in safe mode. To do this, please press F8 key before the system is started like this:

Step B: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager to stop the progress of this virus. Because the name will be changed fast, it will be showed with different name.

Step C: Delete all the files related to this “Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus

Step D: Delete the Virus register entries created in computer system.

By the way: Manually remove “Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus is a rather difficult work, if you are not a professional computer expert. I recommend you to get YooCare online service 24/7 in time. This is the real fastest and safe way to remove it.

Video guide to remove this scam malware virus

As what you can see, “Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus is really a very horrible virus which can finally destroy your computer system. And please don’t consider auto delete method since there is no such anti-virus can really remove “Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus completely. Don’t download free software to take a chance. This can only waste your time and bring in much more viruses. All the instructions above are prepared for those who have much computer knowledge and are familiar with this kind for virus. Before you start to do the removal work, please consider it seriously. On the other hand, all the instructions above aim at the common infection situation. As for this Trojan virus, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, “Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus may start its variation. Just like what is mentioned above, this virus infection is a cascaded infection. The related files may be changed. Unless you have much knowledge about this virus, it’s very hard for you to do the removal work.

Note:If you failed to remove “Windows Anytime Upgrade” Ukash Virus with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on June 5, 2013 8:59 am

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