Your computer has been locked ransomware (removal instructions)

There’s a serious infection that attacks thousands if not millions of computers these days. It bears quite a scary title that states: “Your computer has been locked”. This is a true statement. Indeed, the PC got locked, however, the reason for this horrible event to take place with your computer is not associated with any of the governmental agencies (as stated in the warning). Instead, this “locked” status is caused by the team of online hackers who in this manner attempt to earn as much money as possible.

Your computer has been locked

According to the text of ransomware’s scary alert, the reason why your computer has been locked is explained by your numerous illegal activities which were practiced by you online, directly through this locked computer. Again, there’s some truth in this statement. This particular infection has the capability of checking your browser history. So, it truly can know what exact sites you’ve visited. So, be not surprised if the text of the locker will specify the exact name of the sinful site you’ve visited.

At the same time, there are various modifications of this desktop locker known as ransomware. Some versions of it attack even those PCs that have been absolutely clean and free from malicious sinful content. Yet, in many cases, these viruses are indeed capable of identifying what exact browsing preferences you have, and in case you’ve indeed been watching something extremely evil and shameful, this virus may state the exact domains you’ve visited.

So, here comes the good question – have you really been watching such stuff as mentioned by the locker? Here is what this particular ransomware warning states once it attacks your PC:

Your computer has been locked!
Your computer has been locked due to suspicios of illegal content downloading and distribution.
Mentioned illegal content (414Mb of video files) was automatically classified as child pornographic materials. Such actions, in whole or in part, violate following U.S. Federal Laws:
18 U.S.C. 2251 – Sexual Exploitation of Children (Production of child pornography)
18 U.S.C. 2252 – Certain activities relating to material involving the sexual exploitation of minors (Possession, distribution and receipt of child pornography)
18 U.S.C. 2252A – certain activities relating to material constituting or containing child pornography.
Any individual who violates, or attempts to violate, or conspires to violate mentioned laws shall be sentenced to a mandatory term of imprisonment from 4 to 30 years and shall be fined up to $250.000.
Technical details:
Involved IP address:
Involved host name:
Source or intermediary sites:
All suspicious files from your computer were transmitted to a special server and shall be used as evidences. Don’t try to corrupt any data or unblock your account in an unauthorized way.
Your can be classified as occasional/unmotivated, according to title 17 (U.S. Code) 512. Thus is may be closed without prosecution. Your computer will be unblocked automatically.
In order to resolve the situation in an above-mentioned way you should pay a fine of $300.

Whether you have been watching such evil content or not is the question that you don’t need to answer, of course. This is the matter that is between you and God. Visiting such filthy sites and viewing sinful content there is a serious sin. Such practices destroy your heart and soul, and are surely condemned in the Bible. Our mission is to point you to understanding that visiting such evil sites is a sin. If you have been doing such things, then please repent before God and stop doing such evil deeds.

Don’t listen to the scary alerts associated with this locker that says “Your computer has been locked”. Do not pay any funds in favor of the crooks via GreenDot MoneyPak payment system. Instead, we strongly recommend you to follow the guidelines set forth below.

Recommended ransomware 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 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 “https://www.system-tips.net/download.php
  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.

Similar removal video at YouTube:

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 – https://www.system-tips.net/ransomware-removal-in-safe-mode-with-networking/
  2. Removal of ransomware that modifies “Shell” registry entry – https://www.system-tips.net/remove-ransomware-that-modifies-shell-registry-entry/
  3. Removal of ransomware that replaces explorer.exe file – https://www.system-tips.net/ransomware-that-replaces-explorer-exe-file-guide-to-unlock/

Optional ransomware removal through System Restore:

https://www.system-tips.net/how-to-unlock-computer-though-system-restore-restore-point/

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

Important! If the above-mentioned guidelines didn’t help you unlock your PC, use this guide as a final solution – http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-your-computer-has-been-locked-ransomware

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