Polska Policja "Komputer Zostal Zablokowany" virus - how to unblock your computer?
Polska Policja "Komputer Zostal Zablokowany" message wasn't send to computer users by Polish Police, it's a scam that is being distributed by Cyber criminals. This is a ransomware infection which blocks computer user's screen and asks to pay a fake fine in order to unlock ones PC. This scam originates from a family of screen lockers called Reveton and is targeted at PC users from Poland. When this ransomware infects user's computer it will blocks entire desktop and will present a deceptive message in Polish language with Polish police graphics. Notice that Poland's police cybercrime department has nothing to do with this message, it's a scam created by Cyber criminals who are making money from unsuspecting PC users who falls for such trickery and pays the fake fine.
To make their fake messages appear more legitimate Cyber criminals have localised them - the same ransomware infection on a computer which is located in Romania would appear translated to Romanian language and would be enhanced with local authorities graphics. Such localisation is possible because ransomware infections are capable of detecting the IP address of the computer that they are about to infect. Notice that the text stating that you computer was blocked because of law violations and the screen capture window are developed with a sole purpose of scaring PC users. If you see such message blocking your computer's screen you can be sure that you are targeted by Cyber criminals - don't pay this fake fine of 200zl., you will loose your money and your computer will stay infected.
Notice that there are several different variants of Polska Policja virus, either way you shouldn't trust such messages. In reality none of the authorities including Poland's police sends such messages to computer users in order to collect fines for having copyrighted content or watching pornography. Your computer might have got infected with this scam when you visited a malicious website or you were downloading video codecs from untruthful sources. Best practises of avoiding such ransomware and other computer infections are using legitimate antivirus and antispyware programs, keep your operating system and all of the installed software up-to-date. If your computer is already infected with Polska Policja virus use the provided removal information and eliminate this scam from your PC.
Ukash (Smart Voucher Limited) is a legitimate company and it's not related to ransomware viruses - Cyber criminals are using this service to escort money from unsuspecting PC users.
Deceptive message presented in Polska Policja virus:
Wszystkie operacje wykonywane na tym komputerze, są rejestrowane. Jeżeli używasz kamerę internetową , wideo i zdjęcia zachowywają się w celu identyfikacji. Można Cię fatwo utożsamić przez Twój adres IP i związaną z nim nazwą domeny. Komputer został zablokowany!
Polska Policja 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 Polska Policja virus. Start your Internet browser and download a legitimate anti-spyware program. Update the anti-spyware software and start a full system scan. Remove all the entries that it detects.
After completing these steps your computer should be clean, reboot your computer in normal mode.
Alternative Polska Policja virus removal guide:
If this ransomware blocks your screen when you start your computer in safe mode with networking, try starting your PC in safe mode with command prompt.
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 Polska Policja virus.
If you can't start your computer in safe mode with networking (or with command prompt) you should boot your computer using a rescue disk. Some variants of ransomware disables safe mode making it's removal more complicated. For this step you will need access to another computer. After removing Polska Policja virus from your PC restart your computer and scan it with a legitimate antispyware software to remove any possibly left remnants of this security infection.
Other methods which can be used to eliminate this ransomware infection from your PC:
Remove Polska Policja virus virus using a Rescue Disk.
Other tools known to remove Polska Policja 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, un-check 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.
Manual Polska Policja virus removal:
If you were unable to remove Polska Policja virus using the steps above, 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. Be careful and use it only if you are an experienced computer user. (Instructions on how to end processes, remove registry entries...)
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