Remove Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department virus

Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department virus is a ransomware program, i.e. the desktop locker that targets several countries simultaneously, yet primarily Canada, Austria and Switzerland. The peculiarity of this ransomware virus infection is its belonging to a new malware family called Flimrans. It has many similarities to other pretty large ransomware clans, such as Reveton and Urausy. Use this guide to unlock your computer from fake Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department warning.

Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department Austria

Once your system is blocked with Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department virus you can’t do anything with your computer in a regular mode. The scary background occupies 100% percent of your desktop and asks for money to be paid to unlock it. It is peculiar that the ransomware prompts users to pay this fake fine through Ukash or Paysafecard payment systems by indication of Ukash voucher of Paysafecard PIN code in a special section of the locker and thus initiating the payment.

Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department Canada

If your system is locked because of Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department scam first thing you are advised to do is to calm down. Some scared users in haste decided to perform what the malware instructed them to do. This is how they wasted their money. CHF 100, CAD $100 or 100€ is quite a large amount of funds for simply sharing it with the crooks. These fraudsters that developed such ransomware money chase tool become richer by means of tricking, deceiving and prompting simple and sometimes unwary users to pay the forfeit (ransom) amount. So, do not listen to what this virus program tells you. Its accusations are surely unexpected, but you haven’t committed anything like that. So, there is nothing for you to worry about. Yet, using the common methods to unlock your desktop would not be really successful. Rebooting your system would eventually lead you to the same locked status with scary Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department warning.

Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department Switzerland

Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department virus is actually designed in two various languages – English and German. There are two scary statements peculiar to this scam. The English version of it says: “Attention! Your PC is blocked due to at least one of the reasons specified below”. The German variant with the same meaning is this: “Achtung! Ihr Computer ist aus einem oder mehreren der unten auf geführten Gründe gesperrt”. And here are these fake reasons for blocking the computer:

  • llegally using or distributing copyrighted content;
  • viewing or distributing prohibited Pornographic content;
  • Illegal access to computer data;
  • spam distribution or other unlawful advertising.

Of course, all such accusations are fake. They were simply invented by the crooks who actually want to rip you off and to make you pay money in their favor. So, obviously, this money they suggest for you to pay isn’t a fine, in fact. This is a ransom, and if you pay it the funds go directly into the pockets of these cyber hackers. Don’t ever fulfill their instructions, otherwise you will never get your money back.

In order to restore your PC back to the normal functional mode and to get rid of Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department scary background please follow the removal guide below.

Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department virus recommended removal solution:

  1. Restart your computer into Safe Mode with Networking. To do it, keep hitting F8 key repeatedly, before Windows OS starts booting.
  2. Select your operating system and the account that got locked with Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department ransomware.
  3. When Windows launches in Safe Mode with Networking, use “Win + R” hotkey combination to open Windows Explorer.
  4. In the address line insert the text “
  5. Click “OK”.
  6. Download, install, update and run Plumbytes Anti-Malware.
  7. Malware removal tool
  8. Scan your computer with Anti-Malware and remove all detected threats.
  9. Restart your computer.
  10. Share this information with your friends on Facebook and other social networks.

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So, we do recommend you to try the above method initially. Then, if it does not work, try these other guides below. It is probable that these other methods will be effective solutions to fix your problem. If this information has been helpful to you please share it with other friends of yours.

Alternative removal guides to remove ransomware from your computer:

  1. Ransomware removal in Safe Mode with Networking –
  2. Removal of ransomware that modifies “Shell” registry entry –
  3. Removal of ransomware that replaces explorer.exe file –

Optional ransomware removal through System Restore:

Optional similar virus removal video guide (through System Restore method):