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

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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How to manually remove Your browser has been locked

Files associated with Your browser has been locked infection:

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

Your browser has been locked DLL's to remove:

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

Your browser has been locked processes to kill:

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