A new ransomware has been notice which appears to be a Windows Anytime Upgrade tool. This fake program will completely lock your computer and will not let you do anything until you get rid of this malicious Trojan or you pay for its license. This ransomware bug spreads through infected websites that are mostly owned by malware creators. Once your computer has got this infection, you,ll not be able to use your computer. It will lock your PC. You,ll be told by “Windows Anytime Upgrade virus” that it has found some of your softwares are not licensed, while each software installed on a PC must be registered/licensed. Thus it has blocked your access to computer and you should be prosecuted by law as you were using unregistered or pirated softwares. At the end of statement, it will make a deal with you; Pay a fine of 100 pounds within next 24 hours to get your computer unlocked and licensed. Its fake message will look like this:
Windows Anytime Upgrade
Your computer is blocked
You see this windows because you have software subject to licensing installed on your computer. Or your license has expired.
You see this windows because you have software subject to licensing installed on your computer installed on your computer. Or your license has expired.
According to copyright law each software product installed o a home/office PX shall be licensed. Using unlicensed software is prosecuted by law. It is liable to the fine in amount of $1000 or up to 12 weeks’ corrective labour. You shall immediately purchase a license for Microsoft Windows Home Premium (10. 1.2). In case you fail to do it within the next 24 hours, your computer will be blocked and your personal data will be transferred to court.
The cost of the license is 100 pounds
You can pay for the license with Ukash or Paysafecard. For paying just enter the code into the field below.
Please remember, this software is totally fake and it is not a licensing firm. It just wants to take your money so it scares you with putting a lock on your PC. To uninstall the fake Windows Anytime upgrade malware, follow these steps.
1. Reboot your copmputer into safe mode or safe mode with networking. Run MSConfig and disable all startup items that are suspicious are you are sure you do not need to run. If Windows Anytime Upgrade ransomware is blocking you from safe mode, use alternate OS Scanners to clean your PC.
2. After disabling startup items, Now boot in normal mode and check if Windows Anytime Upgrade ransomware starts. If it dose not, you will have to scan your computer with one of the tools below.
3. Windows Anytime Upgrade virus locks files on infected computer. To unlock the files, download and run this File Decryption tool by Kaspersky.
To remove this virus Automatically, We suggest following tools: