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Friday, December 20, 2013

How to Erase gov.cyberwebpolice.com From Your Browser?

Is your browser blocked by pop up from gov.cyberwebpolice.com? You are informed that the browser has been frozen due to relevant violations on the computer? No worries, the step-by-step guide in the post will walk you through the removal process.

gov.cyberwebpolice.com Description

gov.cyberwebpolice.com is a malicious domain which developed to extort money from inexperienced users and generate revenue for cyber criminals behind. The fake FBI alert gov.cyberwebpolice.com gets on users’ computers stealthily and then performs evil blackmail actions on the affected machines. If you are unlucky to get infection with this browser blocker, you will be informed to pay for some nonexistent violations:viewing/storage/dissemivation of banned porngraphy, and violation of Copyright and related rights. You are also threatened that you need to pay $300 fine penalty, or you are going to be put in prison.

Do not be taken in by this scam site which aims at ripping you of by using bogus alert. To avoid other malware that may be brought in by gov.cyberwebpolice.com and to avoid being cheated, you are supposed to take actions to remove this malware timely.

Potential Harms of gov.cyberwebpolice.com

1. It messes up your files and lowers the availability of your system.
2. It displays fake alert, asking you to pay for violation fine penalty.
3. It blocks your browser and you can do nothing on your webpage.
4. It may bring in other malicious applications.

Manually Erase gov.cyberwebpolice.com From Your Browser

Step1. Disable evil Startup item
a) Start -> Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar
b) Open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items including those of gov.cyberwebpolice.com.

Step2. Remove add-ons and reset your browser(take IE for example):
a) Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’->Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
b) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
c) Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’->select ‘General tab’ -> click website, e.g. Google.com ->Click OK.
Step3 Show hidden files.
a) Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b) Under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;

Step4 Remove all associated files.

C:\WINDOWS\system32 \COMEventHelper.dll
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\Temp\gov.cyberwebpolice.com. ink
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\roaming\gov.cyberwebpolice.com.exe

Step5 Remove associated entries.
Hit Win+R keys and type regedit in Run box to open Register Editor

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\COMEventHelper\ gov.cyberwebpolice.com
HKLM\ Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\gov.cyberwebpolice.com { random characteristic }

If you are not familiar with entries stuff, you are kindly reminded to use a professional and certificated removal tool to finish the removal automatically.

Automatically Erase gov.cyberwebpolice.com From Your Browse with SpyHunter

Step 1: Download removal tool SpyHunter


Step 2: Install SpyHunter after downloading

Step 3: Run SpyHunter and start a full scan

Step 4: Show the scan result and then delete all detected item

Good to Know: Manual removal is an efficient way to get rid of gov.cyberwebpolice.com. But if you are not familiar with manual operation, you could erase the infection automatically with SpyHunter from here right now!