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Computer infected with 'FBI Virus'


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#1 DimebagD88

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 07:43 PM

Recently, my computer had a pop up lock my computer, take a picture through my webcam of myself, and say I need to pay up for illegal files on my computer. Through a quick google search, I found this to be a virus. So far, I was able to restore the computer, which allows me to log in and not have the screen locked, but I can't access anything on the computer. The computer is a Windows 7 laptop. Thanks in advance for any and all help. 



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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:18 PM

Hello please try using the Automated Removal Instructions HERE and let us know.


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Posted 11 July 2013 - 08:14 PM

Hello please try using the Automated Removal Instructions HERE and let us know.

 

I've gotten as far as downloading hitmanpro, but when I get to the part where it scans for a usb drive, nothing appears, even though I have my external hard drive attached. 



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Posted 11 July 2013 - 08:37 PM

We will need a deeper look. Please follow this Preparation Guide and post in a new topic.
Let me know if all went well.
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Posted 11 July 2013 - 10:38 PM

Now that your log is properly posted here, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a Malware Removal Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the logs you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the Malware Removal Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the Malware Removal Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the Malware Removal Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another Malware Removal Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic.

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