Best way to remove Ukash virus

  peters56 17:19 PM 21 Feb 13
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What is the best and safest way to remove the Ukash virus

  chub_tor 17:30 PM 21 Feb 13

Lots of suggestions on Google. Here is one of them

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:31 PM 21 Feb 13

There are a few ways of doing it

one of the easiest is to boot from a USB or CD

Hitmanpro Kick start

  peters56 08:34 AM 22 Feb 13

Problem now appears to be solved. Many thanks to chub_tor and fruitbat. Method used was to enter via F8 into safe mode then download firstly malwarebyte, scan and delete offending files then download and scan using hitmanpro as a second opinion malware solution. Thanks also to malwaretips.

  onthelimit1 08:57 AM 22 Feb 13

You were fortunate to be able to get into and work from safe mode. The several times I've dealt with this pest, I've had to use the 'boot from CD' approach - in my case, I used the kaspersky version

  Taff™ 14:20 PM 22 Feb 13

I agree with Jock1e - Money well spent on Emsisoft. onthelimit1 also makes a good point - the two most recent variations of this scam even prevent safe mode. I usually use Malwarebytes on a quick scan first followed by a full scan of Emsisoft.

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