Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus

What is Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus?

We are absolutely sure that you do not want to have Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus on your computer. This ransomware infection comes from the same batch of malicious programs as Policia Boliviana Virus, Policía Federal Argentina Virus, Policía Nacional del Ecuador Virus and other similar infections. It is easy to see from the name of the infection that it targets computer users in Uruguay. It claims to present a notification from the National Uruguayan Police office (Policía Nacional de Uruguay). The notification presented by the infection covers your entire screen and does not allow you to access your desktop. Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus is distributed by mainly by Urausy Trojan, but the truth is that it has many ways to enter your system.

What does Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus do?

When Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus enters your system, it performs certain changes in the registry that allows the malware to load automatically with every Windows start. Once the program is up and running, it locks down your computer and blocks desktop access. Instead of your desktop you are presented with a screen-sized message that says the following:

¡ATENCIÓN! Su OP (ordenador) está bloqueado debido a al menos una de las razones especificadas siguientes.

Usted ha violado “el derecho de autor y los derechos conexos” (video, música, software) y ha utilizado de una manera illegal con la distribución de contenido los derechos de autor, infringiendo así el artículo 128 del Criminal Code de la República Oriental del Uruguay.

Las multas deben solamente ser pagodas durante 72 horas después de la infracción. Tan pronto como 72 horas transcurren, su posibilidad de pagar la multa sera expirada, así, un proceso penal sera automáticamente iniciado en su contra durante las próximas 72 horas!

El importe de la multa es de UYU $2,000 (Peso) o USD $100 (US Dólar).

Usted puede pagar esta multa por Ukash.

The message displayed by Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus lists a number of reasons why your computer has been. It tries to imply that you have infringed copyright laws and have engaged in such illegal activities as distributing child pornography. Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus also lists a number of possible punishments that include various fines and even deprivation of freedom up to 12 years. Needless to say, that one should never trust what this ransomware infection has to say, because the entire thing is a scam designed to push you into pay a fine that does not solve anything.


How to remove Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus?

Paying the fine will not unlock your computer. Stealing your money is the main goal for Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus, so do not transfer a single cent to these criminals. You need to unlock your computer yourself and then acquire a legitimate antimalware tool to terminate Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus for good. Use the instructions below to remove this ransomware program from your computer.

How to restore your desktop access

For Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Reboot the PC and press F8 continuously until Advanced Boot Options menu appears.
  2. Use arrow keys to navigate and select Safe Mode with Networking. Press Enter.
  3. Access http://www.anti-spyware-101.com/download-sph and download SpyHunter.
  4. Install the program and run a full system scan to detect Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus.

For Windows XP

  1. Follow the steps 1 and 2 above.
  2. When a confirmation dialog box appears, click Yes.
  3. Download SpyHunter.
  4. Open Start Menu and click Run.
  5. Type in "msconfig" and press Enter.
  6. Select Startup tab on System Configuration Utility.
  7. Click Disable all and click OK to save changes.
  8. Reboot the PC in Normal Mode.
  9. Install SpyHunter and run a full system scan.

For Windows 8

  1. Press Windows key and metro Start menu will open.
  2. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen.
  3. When Charms bar appears, select Settings and click Change PC Settings.
  4. Click General and scroll down to Advanced Startup. Click Restart now.
  5. Go to Troubleshoot and open Advanced Options.
  6. Click Startup Settings and select Restart.
  7. When BIOS loads, press F5 to select Safe Mode with Networking.
  8. Go to http://www.anti-spyware-101.com/download-sph and download SpyHunter free scanner.
  9. Install the application and launch a full system scan.

Do not hesitate to leave a comment below if you have any questions about Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus removal.

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