BundesPolizei removal guide
BundesPolizei is a screen locker created by Cyber criminals with an intention of stealing money from unsuspecting computer users. This scam is spread through Trojans and misleading websites. When installed on your computer BundesPolizei scam will lock your desktop. This ransomware is targeted at German speaking computer users. The message in this screen locker states that you have been watching porn and you have done some illegal activities while browsing the Internet. You are asked to pay 100 Euro fine to unlock your computer.
You shouldn't trust this message - its a scam. Internet criminals created this screen locker to steal money from your credit card account. If you have already payed the for unlocking your computer you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. To make the message more realistic it will display your ISP, IP address, and a name of a browser you were using. You should ignore this message and remove this ransomware from your PC. Use the provided removal guide to completely remove BundesPolizei fake message from your computer.
BundesPolizei virus removal:
During your computer starting process press F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then select Safe mode with networking from the list and press ENTER.
Log in to the account that is infected with BundesPolizei virus. Start your Internet browser and download recommended anti-spyware program. Update the anti-spyware software and start a full system scan. Remove all the entries that it detects.
BundesPolizei virus removal using System Restore:
This removal method can be used if you can't boot your computer in safe mode with networking (BundesPolizei ransomware blocks this mode).
1. Start your computer in Safe Mode with Command Prompt - During your computer starting process press F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then select Safe mode with command prompt from the list and press ENTER.
2. When command prompt mode loads enter the following line: cd restore and press ENTER.
3. Next type this line: rstrui.exe and press ENTER.
4. In the opened window click "Next".
5. Select one of the available restore point and click "Next" (this will restore your computer's system to an earlier time and date, before the ransomware infiltrated your PC).
6. In the opened window click "Yes".
7. After restoring your computer to a previous date download and scan your PC with a recommended anti-spyware software to eliminate any left remnants of BundesPolizei virus.
Some malicious software modifies browser settings and disables downloads of spyware and virus removing software. If you have problems downloading anti-spyware software with Internet Explorer, try downloading with Chrome, FireFox, Opera, etc.
If you can't access Internet:
Load your computer in safe mode. Click Start, click Shut down, click Restart, click OK. During your computer starting process press F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until you see Windows Advanced Option menu, then select Safe mode with networking from the list.
Start Task manager. Press ctrl+alt+del (or ctrl+shift+esc) and end task the processes of rogue program. ( if after this procedure you can't access any programs press ctrl+alt+del, click File, select New Task, and type explorer.exe then press OK.
Open Internet explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options. Select Connections, then click LAN settings, if a Use a proxy server for your LAN is checked, uncheck it and press OK.
After this procedure you should be able to access Internet. Now you can download anti-spyware software from our "Top spyware removers" section and run a full scan. Download, install and don't forget to update your selected anti-spyware program. Then run a full system scan.
If you are unable to remove BundesPolizei, you can use this manual removal instruction. Use it at your own risk. If you don't have strong computer knowledge you could harm your operating system. Use it only if you are an experienced computer user. (Instructions on how to end processes, remove registry entries...)
End these BundesPolizei processes:
Remove these BundesPolizei registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell = [RANDOM].exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\5603 "000 = [RANDOM].exe"
Delete these BundesPolizei files:
Additional information on removing BundesPolizei:
*If you can't download anti-spyware software: Click on the download link, when the save dialog opens change the file name (example: when downloading mbam-setup.exe rename it to iexplore.exe).
*If you have installed anti-spyware program but you can't run it: Click Run, type %ProgramFiles% and press Enter. Open folder of your anti-spyware program, search for executable file and rename it. (example: Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware folder, right-click on the main executable file (mbam.exe) then click rename. Rename the mbam.exe file to iexplore.exe, winlogon.exe firefox.exe ...
*If you can't access your anti-spyware software, try creating a new user account:
Click Start -> Settings -> Control panel.
Click User Accounts and create a new account.
Reboot your computer and login using a newly created user account.
*After this procedure you should be able to access your anti-spyware programs. Update and run a full system scan
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