KeyBTC Virus – Removal Instructions
The KeyBTC Virus is a very destructive computer virus. The KeyBTC Virus has been infecting Windows computer users a while now. The cyber criminals who created the KeyBTC Virus have found a way to infect all Windows computers. If you have a Windows computer and you are a victim of the KeyBTC, or READ.txt – notepad Virus, we strongly advise you to remove it from your computer as soon as possible to prevent additional damage.
The KeyBTC Virus is a type of rogue malware known as ransomware, which is a virus that demands a monetary ransom from its victims. If you have the KeyBTC Virus, you will most likely receive a pop up message that looks something like this:
This warning message and any other messages you receive from the KeyBTC Virus are a scam. The KeyBTC Virus messages are designed to look like they came from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The KeyBTC Virus warns that your computer has been blocked due to various illegal activities. Sometimes the virus states that victims have been involved with the distribution of pornographic material, copyrighted material, and SPAM. The KeyBTC Virus may warn that your files have been encrypted. Do not believe these messages and do not follow the instructions of the KeyBTC Virus. Our technicians have determined that the KeyBTC Virus can also take over your webcam, which is particularly scary and threatening. This is designed to make the scam appear more legitimate. The KeyBTC Virus may cause serious damage to your computer and should be removed from your computer at once.
If you own a Windows computer, and you have been infected by the KeyBTC Virus, do not follow the instructions of the virus. Our technicians are here to help. The KeyBTC Virus that is infecting Windows users is extremely difficult to remove on your own. If you would like professional assistance in removing this virus, give us a call at 1-888-895-6054 and one of our certified technicians will assist you.
Step-by-Step KeyBTC Virus Removal Instructions
The Virus Help Center has carefully created these instructions in order to make the removal of the KeyBTC virus as easy as possible.
**PLEASE REMEMBER** – If the computer that is infected with the KeyBTC 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 KeyBTC virus is usually a lot less active in Safe Mode with Networking. This will allow you to bypass the virus and install the KeyBTC 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 KeyBTC 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 http://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 KeyBTC 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 KeyBTC:
a. Click “Fix” when the virus scan is complete.
b. Register Spyhunter to completely remove the KeyBTC virus.
c. Spyhunter will remove the KeyBTC virus and protect you from future threats.