Browlock Virus – Removal Instructions

Browlock is a deceptive computer virus which may cause severe harm to your computer.  Browlock is a form of ransomware, which will block your computer browser and attempt to trick users into paying a penalty. Do not pay the penalty required by this malware. Instead, remove Browlock from your PC immediately so you can restore your computer to full functionality.

Here is a screenshot of what Browlock looks like when it makes an appearance on your computer:


Browlock will block the victim’s access to the Internet. It will display a ransom message on the user’s web browser. Generally, victims of Browlock will see a “lock page” which will inform them of a warning like the one shown above. Do not follow the instructions of Browlock or allow the virus to remain on your computer. The page (falsely) informs the visitor that some untrue information has discovered about the user, and that the PC is being used for wrong and unlawful activities. These warnings are false and should be ignored. Our users and our technicians are report that the Browlock screen effectively impersonates legitimate legal entities in order to appear like a real threat. Do not follow the instructions of the Browlock computer virus. This ransomware will not go away on its own. We advise you to remove this dangerous virus immediately.

If you believe you are a victim of Browlock virus, we highly recommend that you follow the instructions below to remove this virus. Browlock virus is deceptive ransomware that will not allow you to access the internet or regain full control of your computer until you remove this virus completely. If you need additional assistance, please call 1-888-895-6053 and one of our technicians will help you right away.

Browlock Virus

Browlock Virus Removal Instructions

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Browlock virus.

** PLEASE NOTE: If the Virus is on a computer running “WINDOWS 8” see the Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions

Remember: you must be on the infected computer when performing these 3 easy steps to remove the virus.

STEP 1: Start the computer in Safe Mode with Networking
a. Before starting this step, it is STRONGLY SUGGESTED that you write down our 24HR Toll Free tech support phone number incase you run into any issues or would like any additional help with your PC.

If you need help, this is the number to call!

b. To begin, go ahead and turn off the infected computer and wait roughly 20 seconds, then turn it back on.

c. Next Immediately as the computer begins to turn on, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu. You should see an image like the one below.

Selection the option Safe Mode with Networking

d. Next use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option and the computer will begin to boot into safe mode.

STEP 2: Download the Browlock Virus Removal Program
a. Now it is time to open the “Run Command” box.

b.On your keyboard, push and hold the “Windows” key, then press the “R” key. See keyboard diagram below.

Keyboard Shortcut Diagram

c. After you have pressed the “Windows” and “R” key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type the following and press OK:


Windows Run Box

After clicking OK, your computer will connect to the internet and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyhunter.

STEP 3: Installing the Browlock Virus Removal Program
a. When you see the download box, click the “Run” button. The picture of the download box is below.

Spyhunter Download Box Click Run

b. Now you should be downloading a program called “Spyhunter 4” this program has been developed by a company called Enigma Software. Through their extensive work on Malware research they have developed one of the worlds most successful Virus and Malware removal programs. This program offers easy “point and click” virus removal.

c. After this program runs the scan, you should see a list of “threats” found on your computer. These Threats can be very harmful and may ruin the computer if not removed. To remove these threats click “fix Threats” and then “register” the program to permanently remove the virus and any other threats found.

*** After registering Spyhunter4 we highly recommend restarting the computer. Then we would like you to make sure everything is working properly. You should notice that the virus has been completely removed. If it has not been removed or the computer is not working 100% to your liking call us immediately at 1-888-895-6053 and one of our techs will help get it working properly again.

Need further assistance? Call us toll free and one of our friendly technicians will kindly walk you through the virus removal process.

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