Browlock Virus – Removal Instructions
Browlock virus is one of the most recent malware threats we have seen attacking computer users. Browlock is a type of malicious ransomware. Ransomware is a computer virus that will prevent the use of your computer, internet, or specific applications while it demands a ransom be paid. Ransomware often damages files and programs. Browlock virus needs to be removed from your computer immediately.
The warning message from Browlock may look like this:
This warning message is designed to trick the victims of Browlock virus. Many computer users are conned into thinking that Browlock virus is a legitimate program by displaying this message on their computer. This message from Browlock is designed to appear official. When the computer is infected with Browlock virus, many screens will appear, most of which appear to be from a legitimate source, informing the user that their computer has been locked and access to the computer, files, and programs are restricted. Do not follow the instructions of Browlock or pay the fine demanded. These warnings are not from a legitimate legal entity. Once the Browlock virus has taken control of your browser, the the victim is generally not able to access their personal files or use the internet until the virus is removed completely. Most importantly, in order to restore your computer to full operation, this malicious virus needs to be contained and removed immediately. As with most forms of ransomware, the longer Browlock remains on your computer the more damage it may cause.
Browlock is a malicious computer virus that infects your computer and holds your files and computer’s internet browser hostage. This virus needs to be removed in a timely and effective manner in order for the computer system to return to normal operation. We strongly advise you to remove Browlock from your computer immediately by following the instructions below.
If you have difficulty removing the virus on your own, please give us a call at 1-888-895-6054 and one of our technicians will help you remove the virus as quickly as possible.
Step-by-Step Browlock Virus Removal Instructions
The Virus Help Center has carefully created these instructions in order to make the removal of the browlock virus as easy as possible.
**PLEASE REMEMBER** – If the computer that is infected with the virus is running Microsoft’s “Windows 8” operating system, please use this Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions page.
1. Restart the Computer into Safe Mode with Networking
The browlock virus is usually a lot less active in Safe Mode with Networking. This will allow you to bypass the virus and install the Browlock Virus Removal software.
How to boot into Safe Mode with Networking:
a. Turn off the computer and wait 1 minute
b. Turn on the computer and immediately begin pressing the “F8” button multiple times until you see the Windows Advanced options menu
c. When the Windows Advanced options menu appears, select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press “ENTER”
2. Install Spyhunter 4
The software we recommend to remove Browlock has received awards for its virus removal capabilities and is used by millions worldwide.
Install Spyhunter 4:
a. Click the “Windows” key and the “R” key to open the Run box (See Image below)
b. Type the following into the Run Command box: iexplore https://virushelpcenter.com/fix and press “ENTER”
c. After pressing “OK” the installation will begin and you will be asked to “Run” or “Save”- Select “RUN”
3. Complete the Scan and Remove the Virus
The software will automatically begin the scanning process and once completed will show the results of all the infections found. Please Note: the scan results will show the files names and not the actual name of the particular virus.
Fully remove Browlock:
a. Click “Fix” when the virus scan is complete.
b. Register Spyhunter to completely remove the virus.
c. Spyhunter will remove the virus and protect you from future threats.