Metropolitan Police Fine Virus Removal Instructions

Description: If you are getting hijacked by the Metropolitan police fine page, your computer is probably infected with nasty browser hijacker known as ZeroAcces / TDSS rootkit. This browser hijack is associated with a group of online criminals that use various sophisticated malware programs to redirect your home page and online search engine searches to or other IP addresses to scam you into paying a bogus fine through Ukash for unlocking your computer.

Once you get infected with this ransomware virus, your computer's DNS re-routing process will be injected every time you click on result links in search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing. This will cause your default browser (FireFox, Internet Explorer, Chrome or any other web browser) to redirect and display following scam pop up messages.

''From this IP-address it was visited sites containing banned scenes of violence against people, as well as viewing banned child pornographic materials."

"We discovered video files that contain elements of violence were found on your computer"

"The computer has been locked to prevent your illegal activities on the Internet. To unlock the computer you are obliged, within 48 hours of receiving notice, to pay a fine"

Please do not make any payments to these fraudsters! The above messages are completely fake and has not been sent to you by any police department. This scareware was designed to scare you and steal your credit card details and money!

Rootkits and trojan viruses related to The Metropolitan police fine hijack may severely degrade your computer system and threaten your security and sensitive personal information. In the case you are getting this or similar deceptive police fine messages, you should immediately close down your browser and perform a full scan on your computer system.

Remove Metropolitan Police Fine Virus

(Complete Removal)

Compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista (32 bit/64bit), Windows XP, ME, 2000 and 98.

Symptoms of Metropolitan Police Virus Hijack

If your computer is getting one of these symptoms it's important to perform a free scan.

  • You get fake alerts while searching online, claiming that you have broken the law
  • Strange about blank error message keeps popping up
  • You are constantly getting alert pop ups to purchase Ukash vouchers
  • Desktop background has been modified and icons are missing
  • Computer gets slow at start up and takes very long to boot up
  • Browser home page loads a warning message from the "Federal Police"
  • Unauthorized Internet connection technical data

IP address / Location: / Netherlands

OS platforms:

Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

Infections reported:

Low to medium

Potential damage:

Medium to high

Removal difficulty:

Medium to hard

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