Your PC Is Blocked is a common notice that is appearing on computer screens throughout the world. This is a computer virus that blocks access to your computer and demands that you pay a fine. If you have the Your PC is Blocked virus on your computer we highly recommend you remove it immediately. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.
This virus is known as ransomware, an infection that seizes control of a computer and demands payment from the computer user in order to regain access. This particular ransomware virus poses as a government warning or police notice stating that your computer is blocked due to criminal activity you have done.
The notice saying Your PC Is Blocked is indeed a fake notice. The government and local police are in no way affiliated with this computer virus. You have not committed any of the crimes that the PC Blocked notice says. Your PC is a victim of ransomware and is not being controlled by legitimate law enforcement agencies.
The PC Blocked virus is appearing all over the world, regardless of nationality or language you speak. This virus reads your IP address and displays a location based notice. For instance, if your IP is from a particular country then you may see the government logo of your country and the language may change into the national language of the IP address. This is a very sneaky ransomware virus infection.
We have provided detailed removal instructions at the end of the article that will help guide you through the entire removal process.
The notice demands that you pay a fine in order to unblock your computer. However, this is a scam and if you pay the fine you will not unblock your PC. The entire thing is a hoax. The fine is typically asked to be paid via UKash, MoneyPak, Moneygram or PaySafeCard. However other payment methods are being seen through new variations of the Your PC Is Blocked virus.
The detailed information contained in the fake warning on your screen can be startling. Some of these notices actually contain a web cam window which will display the face of whoever is looking at the computer screen in front of the webcam. Your country and IP address are also displayed in an attempt to legitimize and scare you. Do not be afraid, you have not committed a crime and the real police are not going to arrest you.
If is very important that you remove the PC Blocked virus as soon as possible. We have provided detailed removal instructions at the end of the article that will help guide you through the entire removal process. If you follow the Your PC Is Blocked virus removal procedure you will get rid of this ransomware virus infection and unblock your computer.
Law enforcement agencies and government entities are actively searching for the individuals responsible for the creation and distribution of this computer block virus. Eventually the individuals responsible will be arrested. As more information develops regarding the arrest of those responsible we will update this blog post. As of now no arrests have been made in the Your PC Is Blocked virus investigation.
As we mentioned before, we have provided detailed step by step removal instructions for unblocking your computer. If you follow the removal instructions that we have provided below you will unblock your computer, remove the virus and once again use your computer as you did in the past. The virus removal instructions are proven to work, we have tested it ourselves.
We have a computer virus lab that contains several computers intended for the study and removal of computer viruses. The computers run various version of Microsoft Windows. We have purposely infected our computers with the PC Blocked virus and tested our removal procedure to confirm that they work. We were able to remove the virus and unblock our test PC’s with the instructions below.
Your PC Is Blocked
Virus Removal Instructions
Success Rate: 100%
Virus Lab Tests: 6
OS’s Tested: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
Your PC Is Blocked Virus Samples Tested: 5
Removal Tool: Spyhunter
* Is the Your PC Is Blocked virus on a Windows 8 computer? See the Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions
The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Your PC Is Blocked virus. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.
1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected blocked computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.
2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.
3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.
4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to beging to permanently remove the ransomware infection and unblock your computer.
5Now it is time to begin the Your PC Is Blocked virus removal process. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.
6 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:
After clicking OK, your computer will connect to the internet and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyhunter.
7 When you see the Spyhunter download box, click the Run button. The picture of the download box is below. After you click the “Run” button, Spyhunter will launch. If your computer asks if you are sure you want to run Spyhunter, click OK. The Spyhunter installation will begin. After fully installing Spyhunter the virus scan will automatically begin.
8 After Spyhunter has scanned your computer you will see various infections in the results which will include the Your PC Is Blocked virus. Simply click “Fix Threats” to remove the virus and unblock your computer.
9 After you click “Fix Threats” you are going to need to register Spyhunter to remove the Your PC Is Blocked virus and unlock your computer. Please register Spyhunter to remove the virus and unblock your computer.
Registering Spyhunter offers superior benefits including real-time constant protection against any potential threats. Spyhunter will detect and remove any future threats that may occur including viruses, spyware, trojans, registry infections and more. It is a great all-in-one solution for your computer security needs and that is why we recommend it.
10 After you have registered Spyhunter, and the ransomware infection was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. Your computer will be unlocked and you will be able to use it normally again.