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#1 Tustindude


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Posted 17 October 2013 - 06:41 PM

I am by no means a tech pro, and I got into a situation where I may have a gotten a ransom ware infection. I was at a dubious web site, then got a screen about FBI. I listen to Leo Leporte, and heard there is malware like this. I immediately tried to close, but could not. Then I went to Task Manager, but when I tried to End Task kept getting something about Locked? Turned off PC. Then booted up in safe mode w/ network. Went to MS anti-virus site and ran a full scan - came back clean, and PC is working fine. I have McAfee anti-virus running on this PC. My concern is I am infected with something I can't see. What should I do?

Edited by Orange Blossom, 17 October 2013 - 07:08 PM.
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#2 noknojon


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Posted 17 October 2013 - 06:54 PM

Hello -

Please use this guide to remove Your computer has been locked ... and the FBI that states child pornography (or similar) was detected on your computer.
There are several versions of this and guides are available if you hit the Virus Removal Guides on this site.

Please post to Malware Removal Logs area with a full description if your versin is not listed or if you need help.

Good luck -

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