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Remove FBI Moneypak Virus

All of us know what is FBI. So fraud guys also do. And this time they are creative and bold since they have chosen FBI to be their scam ‘trademark’. So what FBI Moneypak, also known as FBI Green Dot Virus, is all about and how to remove it?

FBI Moneypak Reveton US

FBI Moneypak, also known as Reveton, is a ransomware infection that infiltrates to your computer by using security holes in your system. Once injected, this infection blocks all your programs from running. Moreover, it delivers a fake message which states your computer user has been involved in illegal activity by the FBI (copyrighted material, child pornography, torrents, etc.), and also demands a penalty fine of $100 or $200 to be paid in order to unlock your PC within 72 hours by using Moneypak cards.

FBI Moneypak Virus

Moneypak is a legitimate trademark of prepaid credit cards and can be purchased at Walgreens type stores. Do not fall into believing that you are being tracked by FBI and have to pay a false fine. We strongly advise you to remove FBI Moneypak Virus from your system as soon as possible and operate your PC normally again.

FBI Moneypak Virus removal guide

1. Restart your computer and press F8 while it is restarting
2. Choose ‘Safe Mode with Networking

Safe Mode with Networking

3. Download and install Removal Tool http://www.instantpcboost.com/sh.php to detect FBI Moneypak Virus and remove it.
*If you’re not able to enter ‘Safe Mode with Networking’, try alternate removal method described below

Download FBI Moneypak Virus Removal Tool

Note: If you have Windows XP, after step 2 do the following actions:
Go to Start, click on Run and enter ‘msconfig’. Go to Startup tab and click ‘Disable All’. Then restart your PC to normal mode, download and install Removal Tool.

Alternate Removal Method

1. Restart your computer and press F8 while it is restarting. Then choose ‘Safe Mode with Command Prompt

2. In the opened command prompt type explorer and press Enter. This command will open explorer window, don’t close it and continue to the next step.

3. In the command prompt type regedit and press Enter. This will open the Registry Editor window.

4. In the Registry Editor window navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\

5. In the right side of the window locate “Shell” and right click on it. Click on Modify. The default value data is Explorer.exe If you see something else written in this window, remove it and type in Explorer.exe

6. Restart your computer, download and install Removal Tool http://www.instantpcboost.com/sh.php to detect FBI Moneypak Virus and remove it.

FBI Moneypak Virus Video Removal Instructions

What are the symptoms of FBI Moneypak Virus?

  • Displays a bogus alert of assumed illegal actions
  • Prevents programs from running
  • Blocks internet access
  • Hides system files and folders
  • Displays aggressive fake alerts and fake scan alerts

Manual FBI Moneypak Virus removal

Important Note: FBI Moneypak Virus can be removed manually, however any mistakes can lead your PC to permanent damage of the system. Therefore a manual removal process is highly recommended for IT experts and system administrators. For regular users, InstantPCBoost team recommends using SpyHunter or any other reputable security application.

Stop FBI Moneypak Virus processes:
%WINDIR%\system32\0_0u_l.exe
%TEMP%\wpbt0.dll

Remove these FBI Moneypak Virus files:
0_0u_l.exe
wpbt0.dll
[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

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4 Responses to "Remove FBI Moneypak Virus"

  • JarredK
    October 3, 2012 - 6:09 am Reply

    saved my pc.. thanks!

  • gin tad
    October 4, 2012 - 6:58 am Reply

    your removal tool did the job, thank you

  • TomSkow
    October 7, 2012 - 11:18 am Reply

    Cant get into safe mode. Any ideas?

    • admin
      October 7, 2012 - 5:41 pm Reply

      Tom, to get into Safe Mode press F8 continuously while PC is restarting.

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