Your computer has been locked! PRISM. NSA Internet Surveillance Program. PRISM computer crime prosecution section. This is the infamous warning that users are seeing on their computer screens. The notice is purportedly from PRISM, the surveillance program. Fortunately this is not a real government computer lock, but unfortunately it is a virus. You should remove the PRISM virus as soon as possible. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.
These computer lockdown viruses have been spreading for over two years now. Unfortunately the PRISM lockdown is just one of many variations. What this virus does is render your computer virtually useless. It makes you unable to even see your desktop. The PRISM lock is very frustrating to have on your computer.
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The PRISM virus shows some pictures of supposed illegal content you have on your computer. There are also web cam pictures and ip addresses. These are only methods to scare you. The government is not locking your computer, this is a scare tactic created by the virus makers. Do not be fooled into thinking that the PRISM lock is real.
If you see the NSA PRISM lock on your screen it is imperative that you take action to unlock your computer. However, you must first realize that it is a virus and not a real government notice. Do not try to call any phone number or send any MoneyPak numbers. This is a hoax, using the PRISM name to deceive you.
Purchasing a MoneyPak to pay the supposed NSA fine will accomplish nothing. Your computer will not be unlocked by paying the fine that the PRISM lockdown asks for. You will be wasting your money if you purchase a MoneyPak and enter the code into the screen. Do not purchase a MoneyPak for removing the PRISM virus.
This computer lockdown must be removed using a professional virus removal program, or with the help of skilled virus removal technicians over the phone. The NSA PRISM virus is not a virus infection to take lightly. This is a serious infection that will not allow you to log into your computer until you remove it. It is extremely advanced in nature and is not a simple virus.
This computer lockdown must be removed using a professional virus removal program, or with the help of skilled virus removal technicians over the phone.
PRISM is the secretive NSA spying program, but is in no way associated with this financial scam. However, even though it may seem obvious that this is a fake computer lockdown, take it seriously. This computer virus is very malicious and even the most skilled virus removal programs have a hard time cracking this one.
We recommend that you use a professional virus removal program to remove the PRISM virus. The virus removal instructions are provided below, and if you follow them all the way to the end, you will get rid of this infection and unlock your computer. We feel extremely confident that following the steps we provided will remove the NSA PRISM lock.
If you are unable to remove the PRISM virus on your own, we recommend that you call a professional virus removal team that may be able to help you. Write down this number in case you get stuck or are unable to unlock your computer. The number is: 888.801.8751. Remember, we recommend that you remove the PRISM lockdown as soon as possible, especially if you have important data on your computer.
Virus Removal Instructions
Success Rate: 89%
OS Tested: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
Virus Lab Tests: 2
PRISM Virus Samples Tested: 2
Removal Tool: Spyhunter
* Is the virus on a Windows 8 computer? See the Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions
The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the PRISM lock. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.
Before you start, write down this number: 888.801.8751. If you get stuck or unable to remove the virus, call the number for help.
1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.
2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.
3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.
4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove PRISM which it would not allow when Windows was in normal mode.
5Now that the virus is not running it is time to begin removal. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.
6 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:
After clicking OK, your computer will connect to the internet and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyhunter.
7 When you see the Spyhunter download box, click the Run button. The picture of the download box is below. After you click the “Run” button, Spyhunter will launch. If your computer asks if you are sure you want to run Spyhunter, click OK. The Spyhunter installation will begin. After fully installing Spyhunter the virus scan will automatically begin.
8 After Spyhunter has scanned your computer you will see the PRISM virus name in the scan results. Simply click “Fix Threats” to remove the virus.
9 After you click “Fix Threats” you are going to need to register Spyhunter to remove PRISM. Please register Spyhunter and the virus will be removed.
Registering Spyhunter offers superior benefits including real-time constant protection against any potential threats. Spyhunter will detect and remove any future threats that may occur including viruses, spyware, trojans, registry infections and more. It is a great all-in-one solution for your computer security needs and that is why we recommend it.
10 After you have registered Spyhunter, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The PRISM Virus will be completely gone.
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