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FBI has locked computer

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#1 casmik


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 07:03 PM

right after boot up a screen pops up saying FBI has locked pc and i need to purchase a green dot prepaid card and pay $350 to unlock computer. Can't do anything except ctrl-alt-del or use power button to shut off.

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#2 Broni


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 11:09 PM

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:22 AM

First of all, please disconnect your computer from the internet (either power off your router or unplug the LAN cable). After doing this, restart the computer and see if it still loads the ransom screen.

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