How to Remove PRISM Virus Effectively

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 16, 2013

If your machine is blocked by PRISM virus with “THIS COMPUTER HAS BEEN ABLOCKED” message, you can have a look at this page and get a fast and effective way to remove PRISM virus and unlock the desktop.

What is PRISM Virus?

PRISM Virus is known as a ransomware that is lately distributed to computers in US. Actually, this virus belongs to the family of MoneyPak virus. Same as other variants of MoneyPak virus, PRISM ransomware is a horrible and stubborn virus which infiltrates deep into the target system along with risky Trojan viruses.

Normally, PRISM virus blocks your total access to the desktop once it executes itself. Meanwhile, this virus displays a warning asking you to pay $100 in order to unlock the desktop. You may think it is from the official notification because there is a local government icon on the message. However, this is a scheme what PRISM ransomware uses to trick you and deceive your money. That is the main purpose of this malicious virus. Meanwhile, if you transmit the money, you will lose your identify data as well as the money.

On the other hand, PRISM virus has the ability to change your system registry entries and other settings. Hence, it pops up on the desktop every time you start the machine if you do not remove it completely. Besides, your workstation would be messed up severely. So it is highly advised that you delete PRISM virus immediately to protect your money as well as your machine. To help you completely get rid of this pesky virus, we list a manual removal guide below. Please follow it step by step.

Harms PRISM Virus Does

1. PRISM is ransomware that is dropped by Trojans.
2. PRISM locks your whole system without any permission.
3. PRISM may disable or even block the installed antivirus.
4. PRISM shows up a fraudulent alert and accuses you of violating laws.
5. PRISM may prove difficult or impossible to remove.
6. PRISM steals your privacy and compromises your security.

Note: The following removal needs certain computer skills. If you want to avoid any accident caused by wrong manual operation and save your time, It’is recommended to use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to save your time and trouble.

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Manually Get Rid of PRISM Virus

It’s possible for people with certain computer skills to manually delete PRISM virus. If you are not sure how to do so, please do not take the risk to go through the manual steps.

Step 1: Restart your Windows and keep hitting F8 key.

Step 2: Move the arrow key to highlight Safe Mode with Networking and then press Enter.

Step 3: Login the infected account.

Step 4: Press Windows + R on the keyboard and open Registry Editor

Step 5: Find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\ and find shell on the right panel

Step 6: Right click it and change its value into Explorer.exe and then save the change

Step 7: Press Windows + R on the keyboard, run msconfig, click Startup tab and disable processes with random characters.

Step 8: Save the changes and restart your computer.

Video of How to Delete a Virus from Registry:

Please know that this virus is extremely dangerous and nasty, the above manual removal is ONLY recommended to people with sufficient computer know-how. If you remove the virus with no luck, it is recommended that you use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to help you save your time and hassle.

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Note: SpyHunter is a powerful anti-malware tool. Its malware scanner checks to see if your computer is infected with malware for free. If you want to remove the detected malware, you will need to purchase it. More information about the program can be found in SpyHunter review. If you do not want to use it, uninstall SpyHunter here.



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