Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Remove Specialist Crime Directorate Virus – How to Unlock Computer

Specialist Crime Directorate Lock up Computer!

Specialist Crime Directorate virus pretends to be officially issued by PCeU, collecting so called ‘ransom’ for the non-existent law infringement it claimed to be implemented by victims and asking victims to hand over money which is usually up to hundred Pounds by using Ukash payment method so as to be able to re-use the locked down computer. That’s why wide range of PC users would like to call such type of virus as ukash virus. Taking up for just a little space of your computer, Specialist Crime Directorate virus is capable of disabling functionality on your computer:


  • Disable normal mode;
  • Disable networking;
  • Disable safe mode with networking, even safe mode with command prompt;
  • Disable F8 key functionality;
  • Disable ‘Advanced Windows option’;
  • Disable System Restore function;
  • Disable System Repair.



Lasting Damage by Specialist Crime Directorate Virus


Ukash virus/ lock down virus scares people much because it is widely known to cause residual damages to an infected computer:
  • Search engine virus like search.conduit.com that hijacks homepage, search engine and search result;
  • Popup virus like sponsorship that would flood a browser to the extend that surfers can’t even browse;
  • Computer runs like a snail;
  • Page loading speed is unbelievably slow.
Therefore, we need to remove Specialist Crime Directorate virus, the earlier the better and the easier. Sometimes, Specialist Crime Directorate will give you a break, allowing you to use the normal mode again. Yet, any launch of executable items and cmd related programs will trigger Specialist Crime Directorate to prompt up and lock down the computer again. Therefore, we’d better not use any security utilities that could help us but is .exe and cmd based. It is advisable to manually remove Specialist Crime Directorate virus safely and completely.





 

Step to Remove Specialist Crime Directorate Virus

 
Situation 1: able to enter into safe mode with networking

Step1: Log into Safe Mode with Networking.

- Instructions for Windows 7/Vista/XP users:
As the computer is booting but before Windows launches, keep tapping "F8 key" continuously > "Windows Advanced Options Menu" comes up > highlight "Safe Mode with Networking" option > press Enter key.

-    Instructions for Windows 8 users: 
  • Hold the Shift button and keep tapping on the F8 key. Choose ‘See advanced repair options’
  • Select ‘Troubleshoot’ option.
  • Click on ‘Advanced Options’.
  • Select ‘Windows Startup Settings’.
  • Hit ‘Restart’ on the lower right hand corner of the desktop.


Step2: Disable startup items related to Specialist Crime Directorate virus
Type ‘msconfig’ in "search box" from Start menu> > open System Configuration Utility > right click on ‘rundll32’ > select ‘Disable’ option

Step3: Re-manage database (registry)
Click "start" > put ‘regedit’ in Run box > press Enter > press and hold Ctrl+F to search for Winlogon > locate key labeled Shell in the right pane > right click on it and replace it with ‘explorer.exe’
 
Step4: Show hidden files in a gold not to miss any items related to Specialist Crime Directorate virus.

-    For Windows 7/XP/Vista users:
a.    Open ‘Control Panel’ from Start menu and search for ‘Folder Options’.
b.    Under View tab to tick ‘Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)’ and then click ‘OK’.

- For Windows 8 users:
  • Open Windows Explorer by clicking on Windows Explorer application from Start Screen.
  • Select View tab on Windows Explorer window, you will get numbers of options.
  • Tick ‘File name extensions’ and ‘Hidden items’ options.

Step5: Save changes, reboot to normal mode to see if you remove Specialist Crime Directorate virus successfully.


Situation 2: able to enter into safe mode with Command prompt


Step1: Log into Safe Mode with Command Prompt.
As the computer is booting but before Windows launches, keep tapping "F8 key" continuously > "Windows Advanced Options Menu" comes up > highlight "Safe Mode with Networking" option > press Enter key.


Step2: Type 'explore' > hit Enter key to see if you are able to see the desktop > follow steps 2 - 4 depicted above.


Situation 3: unable to enter into any safe mode

Step1: Reboot your computer and log into 'Repair Your PC'
As the computer is booting but before Windows launches, tap the "F8 key" continuously which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" as shown below. Use your arrow keys to highlight 'Repair Your PC' option and press Enter key.

Step2: Follow steps 2 - 4 depicted above.


Never lose your guard when you are able to enter into safe mode without seeing Specialist Crime Directorate there. The longer you don’t find an effective way to remove Specialist Crime Directorate, the more likely all safe mode functionality will be locked up. Once you finish the steps and able to operate your computer normally, you’d better launch cmd to see if Specialist Crime Directorate would prompt up. If not, you are free from it. If not and you are overwhelmed by residual and difficult residual problems, you are welcome to go to center for computer virus removal and ask for professional service from VilmaTech online support. Rich experience guarantee a complete and fast removal.


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