Your browser has been locked

Should you encounter a webpage that restricts other website access and does not allow you close your browser window, you most probably have opened a page that contains a malicious javascript. You see a notification that says “Your browser has been locked”, and this infection tries to convince you that the only way to leave the page or close your browser is to pay the $300 release fee for copyright infringement. Naturally, you have not committed anything of the sort, and you should not pay no heed to the message on your screen, which reads:

Your browser has been blocked due to at least one of the reasons specified below.
You have been subjected to violation of Copyright and Related Rights Law (Video, Music, Software) and illegally using or distributing copyrighted contents.
You have been viewing or distributing prohibited Pornographic content
Illegal access has been initiated from your PC without your knowledge or consent, your PC may be infected with malware

Considering that you see this message on your browser it is very likely that you indeed have been infected with malware. In order to find out whether it is true or not, you should close the browser window and then run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner. Should there be any malicious programs installed on your computer, the scanner will detect them immediately and you will be able to invest in a licensed antimalware tool to protect your PC from dangerous infections.

You may say that it is impossible to close your browser, especially if you are using the Internet Explorer, as each time you try to do so, you are presented with the following pop-up:

YOUR BROWSER HAS BEEN LOCKED.
ALL PC DATA WILL BE DETAINED AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURES WILL BE INITIATED AGAINST YOU IF THE FINE WILL NOT BE PAID.

Needless to say, that these threats are meaningless and Your browser has been locked virus has nothing to do with the FBI and other law enforcement authorities. It is more similar to other ransomware infections, such as FBI MoneyPak Virus or NSA Virus. Take note that this malicious javascript might also go by the name of All activities of this computer have been recorded Virus. Either way, you should never transfer any payment via MoneyPak, as it is hard to track money transfers through alternative payment systems. Once you pay the fine – your money is gone.

To close the Internet Explorer window, you simply need to kill the process via Task Manager. Follow instructions below and get rid of this message.

How to terminate Internet Explorer process

  1. Right-click the taskbar.
  2. Select Start Task Manager and open Processes tab.
  3. Click Show processes from all users button and highlight iexplore.exe.
  4. Press End Process button.

This should make Internet Explorer close itself, but you should be cautious as not to open the same page twice. Also, do run regular system scans with powerful antimalware tools, because you can never know what malicious infections might be hiding in your system.

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Danger level 8
Type: Malware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Annoying Pop-up's

How to manually remove Your browser has been locked

Files associated with Your browser has been locked infection:

xctqakcqbeo.dll
msshell.exe
zqmkrehUkpoKfsafsaZg.exe
87b2cb3916261d5c807bf44262755cb0.exe
oygqyunapnp.exe
wgsdgsdgdsgsd.exe
skype.dat
TimeDateMUICallback.exe
scvhost.exe
audipbrd.exe
ctfmon.exe
00qbipeq.exe
svchost.exe
ifgxpers.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data
bzsbkotiu.exe
setex.exe
comeo.exe
%CommonProgramFiles%
JfCqQ5JC.exe
wlsidten.exe
50E1.exe
WinSyncMetastore.exe
xaZYOVJW.exe
dyjdl.exe
DLL321.dll
C87C.exe
Nbt.exe
bf8h8d02hf.exe
securitywindrv.exe
VaultSysUi.exe
obvwo.exe
DA0B.exe
MusicCollector.exe
%SystemDrive%\????????????
%WINDIR%\system32
administration.exe
msavfit.exe
n.
ssntvs.exe
msdtmsrd.exe
3511172082012Build.exe
idiokbbrv.exe
%APPDATA%\system
%APPDATA%\Task Scheduler
ubvhynpxh.exe
acuvzomo.exe
pYunY8m4VL3qLc.exe
%APPDATA%\updates
Piranha.exe
ieudator.dll
Firewallservice.exe
mplayer2.exe
魔法桌面第三方主题破解补丁V1.1.exe
Task Scheduler.exe
00b5d693.exe
%TEMP%
rvcbcyks.exe
wjthvwjb.dss
Updating.exe
pmstcdjwz.exe
{097444e7-2d87-ba3c-2efe-9f54812d824a}.exe
2084473.dll
b34btbztdb0vavaw.exe
install_0_msi.exe
UpdatePriv.exe
m2PythonLoader.exe
NTServiceManager.exe
%WINDIR%\Temp
Other.res
crack.exe
questscan.dll
rool0_pk.exe
aPr0hY9.exe
%UserProfile%
yaiiwockc.dll
dtkmujvo.exe
gcrwcoak.exe
puozlkmyj.dll
taskhost.exe.exe
wahneaqa.exe
wlsidten.dll
%AppData%
96dddda4.dll
UpgradeHelper.exe
p1.exe
dqnbdq7.dss
csrsss.exe
systemcpl.exe
Q3d38543.exe
hwj3ba6j.dss
cf6640a77ed4926a4c6be661ab93def9d13408753dd07e8d02836996a2f247b6.exe
iner.exe
uenovfiu.exe
SyncHostps.exe
videotwisterSA.exe
jsdhlexdqkllnbcxgai.bfg
msnmsgrr.exe
brenasa.exe
sqlncli.exe
najeoxtt.exe
ACEIEAddOn.dll
OmaSG21e.exe
secproc_isv.exe
xmlfilter.exe
wpbt0.dll
xlqbteeb.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Temp
%LOCALAPPDATA%\lollipop
bvhylsviw.exe
msn.exe
ex3b.dll
WINDED6.exe

Your browser has been locked DLL's to remove:

ex3b.dll
xctqakcqbeo.dll
DLL321.dll
ACEIEAddOn.dll
96dddda4.dll
wpbt0.dll
questscan.dll
yaiiwockc.dll
puozlkmyj.dll
2084473.dll
ieudator.dll
wlsidten.dll

Your browser has been locked processes to kill:

wahneaqa.exe
msshell.exe
csrsss.exe
Nbt.exe
idiokbbrv.exe
bzsbkotiu.exe
m2PythonLoader.exe
00b5d693.exe
rvcbcyks.exe
scvhost.exe
87b2cb3916261d5c807bf44262755cb0.exe
msdtmsrd.exe
C87C.exe
xaZYOVJW.exe
00qbipeq.exe
svchost.exe
ssntvs.exe
administration.exe
p1.exe
obvwo.exe
NTServiceManager.exe
rool0_pk.exe
taskhost.exe.exe
dtkmujvo.exe
oygqyunapnp.exe
UpdatePriv.exe
mplayer2.exe
OmaSG21e.exe
b34btbztdb0vavaw.exe
WINDED6.exe
acuvzomo.exe
msavfit.exe
VaultSysUi.exe
videotwisterSA.exe
3511172082012Build.exe
aPr0hY9.exe
wlsidten.exe
bvhylsviw.exe
secproc_isv.exe
TimeDateMUICallback.exe
brenasa.exe
UpgradeHelper.exe
zqmkrehUkpoKfsafsaZg.exe
Task Scheduler.exe
sqlncli.exe
install_0_msi.exe
WinSyncMetastore.exe
crack.exe
DA0B.exe
{097444e7-2d87-ba3c-2efe-9f54812d824a}.exe
Q3d38543.exe
securitywindrv.exe
ubvhynpxh.exe
Updating.exe
Piranha.exe
msn.exe
gcrwcoak.exe
uenovfiu.exe
cf6640a77ed4926a4c6be661ab93def9d13408753dd07e8d02836996a2f247b6.exe
bf8h8d02hf.exe
50E1.exe
ifgxpers.exe
pYunY8m4VL3qLc.exe
Firewallservice.exe
ctfmon.exe
魔法桌面第三方主题破解补丁V1.1.exe
xmlfilter.exe
msnmsgrr.exe
comeo.exe
setex.exe
xlqbteeb.exe
SyncHostps.exe
systemcpl.exe
MusicCollector.exe
pmstcdjwz.exe
dyjdl.exe
najeoxtt.exe
iner.exe
audipbrd.exe
wgsdgsdgdsgsd.exe
JfCqQ5JC.exe
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