How to remove (Fix) Prism Virus Manually-Removing (Deleting) Prism Virus from your computer

Here at Free Unlock Computer, Our professional experts assist how to remove Prism virus manually from your computer. We have best virus removal tool to delete Prism virus from mac, windows 8, windows 7 or any other OS.

If your computer is locked, and you are seeing a “Attention! Your computer has been blocked” notification then your computer is affected with Prism virus and you should know steps for deleting(removing) or fixing Prism virus manually.

What is the Prism virus?Removal Guide

The Prism Virus is a malware and our certified tech experts have classified it under Ransomware family. Prism MoneyPak ransom is a computer virus (Troj/Reveton Ransomware), which locks computers and asks their owners to pay fines for allegedly violating several laws through their online activity.  Prism Virus asks computer users to pay a fine of $300 via Greendot Moneypak in order to get computer unlocked and correct all the violation. Actually Prism Virus is a scam designed to grab money from innocent computer users. You should understand that none of official institutions would punish a man by locking his computer and asking any payment like this way. It is just another scam designed by cyber criminals in order to scare innocent users and make money through them. It’s important to know that paying $300 fine will not unlock your computer from Prism Virus Scam at all. It gets installed on user’s computer without knowledge and then it makes a localized fake notification with appropriate language and background to freeze your computer. In this situation you cannot access your windows operating system, the entire interface has been blocked by this nasty Prism Virus.

The PRISM lock screen is a scam, and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious software might generate. Under no circumstance should you send a MoneyPak voucher to these cyber criminals, and if you have, you can request a refund, stating that you are the victim of a computer virus and scam.
prism virus

 

Prism VirusRemoval Guide

This page is a comprehensive guide, which will remove the Prism Virus infection from your computer. Please perform all the steps in the correct order. If you have any questions or doubt at any point, STOP and chat/call with our experts and ask for our assistance.

Our Toll Free number is 1-888-920-5668.

METHOD 1: Remove Prism Virus malicious files with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Hitman pro

METHOD 2: Guide to remove Prism Virusmanually step by step.

METHOD 3: Remove Prism Virus malicious files through Anvi rescue disk.

Prism VirusRemoval Guide

This page is a comprehensive guide, which will remove the Prism Virus infection from your computer. Please perform all the steps in the correct order. If you have any questions or doubt at any point, STOP and chat/call with our experts and ask for our assistance.

Our Toll Free number is 1-888-920-5668.

METHOD 1: Remove Prism Virus malicious files with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Hitman pro

METHOD 2: Guide to remove Prism Virus manually step by step.

METHOD 3: Remove Prism Virus malicious files through Anvi rescue disk.


METHOD 1: Remove Prism Virus malicious files with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Hitman pro

OPTION 1: Remove Prism Virus malicious files with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

STEP 1 : Reach us at 1-888-920-5668 Write down or print out these instructions for your ease to remove Prism Virus.

STEP 2 : Now shut down the Prism Virus infected computer and wait for 30 seconds before you turn on.

STEP 3 : Locate F8 key on the keyboard. Now, turn ON the Prism Virus infected computer and keep on tapping F8 key until ‘Advanced Boot Options’ menu appear on the screen same as below. freeunlockcomputerkeyboard

 

STEP 4 : Using the direction keys, select Safe mode with networking and press ENTER key. Your computer will now boot-up in Safe Mode with Networking. Display and desktop icons will appear bigger in size. This is normal. No need to Panic as it is due to Prism Virus.

advanced boot option

STEP 5 : Now we must end all the processes that belong Prism Virus so that it does not interfere capability of your computer. MigAutoPlay.exe is the process that need to be stopped. To do this we need to download Rkill, to stop process of Prism Virus. Now press the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box.

windows+r key

 

STEP 6 : Now type “iexplore.exe http://www.freeunlockcomputer.com/rkill.com” and click on OK button. Rkill will repair the registry files infected by Prism Virus.

rkill download

 

STEP 7 : Now save the rkill.exe file and then run it. Black MS-DOS dialog box will appear on the screen and will kill all the processes of Prism Virus. This will take several minutes depending on the system until a Notepad file containing log information appears.Review and close it.

rkill rkill rkill

STEP 8 : We are all set to move further to remove Prism Virus. with next tool, Malwarebytes software. Press the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box and type iexplore.exe http://www.freeunlockcomputer.com/mbam.exe” and click on OK button.

mbam

 

STEP 9 : Save the mbam.exe file and then run it in order to remove all the instances of Prism Virus. Now, select language in SELECT SETUP LANGUAGE dialog box. Select your preferred language and click OK button.

malwarebyte

 

STEP 10 : In this window, click NEXT to continue .

mbam

 

STEP 11 : Click on ‘I accept the agreement’ and then click on NEXT button.

mbam

 

STEP 12 : Again click on NEXT button and follow the onscreen instructions.

mbam

 

STEP 13 : In this window, keep the default location of the path(recommended) where Malwarebytes will be installed and click on NEXT button.

mbam

 

STEP 14 : Click NEXT button to keep default name of malwarebytes in start menu folder.

mbam

 

STEP 15 : Now in SELECT ADDITIONAL TASK window, If you want a Desktop icon or Quick launch icon then check the appropriate boxes.

mbam

 

STEP 16 : In READY TO INSTALL window, click on INSTALL button to install malwarebytes.

mbam

 

STEP 17 : Keep UPDATE and LAUNCH checked as it is necessary to update the application with latest malware definition then click FINISH button.

mbam

STEP 18 : Click on OK button when update is finished.

STEP 19 : Now, Malwarebytes Anti-malware window will open. Check PERFORM FULL SCAN and click on SCAN.

mbam

STEP 20 : Now in the dialog box, check the local drives you want to scan and click SCAN button. This will scan the local drive for Prism Virus and remove it permanently from your computer.

STEP 21 : The scan will take several minutes scanning your computer for Prism Virus instances depending upon the system, so be patient. A dialog box will appear when the scan gets completed saying that the scan is complete. Click OK button and then click SHOW RESULTS button.

mbam

 

STEP 22 : Check all the entries and click on REMOVE SELECTED button to remove all the malwares found.

mbam

 

OPTION 2 : Cross-check for the Prism Virus with HitmanPro

  • You can download HitmanPro from the below mentioned link: “http://www.surfright.nl/en/downloads/
  • Double-click on the file named HitmanPro.exe (for 32-bit versions of Windows) or HitmanPro_x64.exe (for 64-bit versions of Windows). When the program starts you will be presented with the start screen as shown below.
  • Click on the NEXT button, to install HitmanPro on your computer. HitmanPro will now begin to scan your computer for Prism Virus malicious files from your computer.
  • When it has finished it will display a list of all the malware that the program found as shown in the image below. Click on the NEXT button, to remove Prism Virus files.
  • Click on the Activate free license button to begin the free 30 days trial, and remove all the malicious files of Prism Virus from your computer.
  • Now reboot your computer normally and check your system, it’s no longer infected by Prism Virus.
  • After the scan, remove any detected infections and enjoy a virus, malware free computer.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills.If you are not sure and afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process,please live chat with Freeunlockcomputer Expert now.

Our Toll Free number is 1-888-920-5668.


METHOD 2: Guide to remove Prism Virus manually step by step

STEP 1 : Locate F8 key on the keyboard. Now, turn ON the Prism Virus infected computer and keep on tapping F8 key until ‘Advanced Boot Options’ menu appear on the screen same as below.

manual

 

STEP 2 : Using the direction keys, select Safe mode with networking and press ENTER key. Your computer will now boot-up in Safe Mode with Networking. Display and desktop icons will appear bigger in size. This is normal. No need to Panic as it is due to Prism Virus.

STEP 3: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop Prism Virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.

manual

STEP 4: Open the Registry Editor, search for and delete these Registry Entries created by Prism Virus. (Click START BUTTON > click “RUN” > Input “regedit” into the Run box and click OK button)

manual

Below is a list of possibly infected registry keys: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run: [Shopping Survey] %CommonAppData%\ifdstore\security_defender.exe /min HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\random\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOMCHARACTERS].exe HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\random\ShortcutPath“%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOMCHARACTERS].exe” HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\

STEP 5: Open Windows Start Menu and type %appdata% into the search field and press Enter. And remove suspicious folders from APPDATA folder

appdata

STEP 6: Navigate to: Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup. After that stop unnecessary programs from startup so your computer performance will be better.

STEP 7: Remove all temporary files from your computer.

STEP 8: Open Windows Start Menu and type %userprofile% into the search field and press enter. In user profile folder remove those files whose extensions are random.

manual

If you see any of these symptoms you should remove Prism Virus immediately.

 


METHOD 3: Remove the Prism Virus using Anvi Rescue Disk

In most cases of computer infected by ransomware, your computer would be totally blocked from any operation, including Safe mode running. In that case, you can use the Anvi Rescue Disk to fix the issue together with the antimalware AnviSmartDefender. Some patience and time is needed for this removal method. If any question in the process, please feel free to send your email below to our online Technical Support for timely help or call us on our toll free number 1-888-920-5668 to get instant help.

 

STEP 1 : Download the Anvi Rescue Disc.iso image file.

Download the Anvi Rescue Disc.iso image file Rescue.iso and the USB disk production tool BootUsb.exe from Anvisoft official site. (Both are packaged in the file offered to download below.)

Direct download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/rsd/

Please kindly note that Rescue.iso is a large file to download, please be patient while it downloads.

STEP 2 : Record the Anvi Rescue Disk iso image to USB drive.
You can also record the iso image to a CD/DVD. We will introduce the steps to records iso image to a CD/DVD in following guide.

To record the Anvi Rescue Disk iso image to USB drive:

  • Firstly find a clean computer with correct internet connection and then connect your USB driver to the clean computer. You’d better backup your important data and format your USB drive before using it to record the iso image.
  • Locate your download folder and double-click on BootUsb.exe to start it. And then click “Choose File” button to browser into your download folder and select Rescue.iso file as your source file.

anvi

  • Select the path of USB drive, such as Drive H:
  • Click “Start Burning” to start the burn of USB Rescue Disk boot drive.
  • Please close BootUsb.exe tool after you successfully burn the file to the USB drive when you get the following message.

anvi

 

You can also record Anvi Rescue Disk iso image to a DV/DVD. Any CD/DVD record software is fine for burn iso image. If you don’t have any, you can download and install Nero Burning ROM and ImgBurn. Here we will use Nero Burning ROM for demonstration purpose.

  • Please open and start Nero Burning ROM and select Burn Image from the drop-down menu of the Recorder.

nero

Locate your download folder and select Rescue.iso file as your source file and then click Open button.

  • Click BURN button to start recording the iso image. After a few minutes, you will have a bootable Anvi Rescue Disk to repair your computer.

nero

STEP 3 : Configure your infected computer to boot from the USB drive/DV/DVD

Restart your infected computer and configure it to boot from USB drive/DV/DVD that recorded Anvi Rescue Disk.

Basically, you can use F12 key to load USB boot menu.

For different motherboard, you may need to use the Delete or F2, F11 keys, to load the BIOS menu. Normally, the information on how to enter the BIOS menu is displayed on the screen at the start of the OS boot.
boottmenu

If you can enter Boot Menu directly then simply select your CD/DVD-ROM as your 1st boot device.

If you can’t enter Boot Menu directly then simply use Delete key to enter BIOS menu. Select Boot from the main BIOS menu and then select Boot Device Priority. After that, set USB drive or CD/DVD-ROM as your 1st Boot Device. Save changes and exist BIOS menu.

STEP 4 : Boot your computer from Anvi Rescue Disk.After that let’s boot your computer from Anvi Rescue Disk.

  • Restart your computer. After restart, a message will appear on the screen: press any key to enter the menu. So, press ENTER or any other key to load the Anvi Rescue Disk
  • Please select your preferred language and press ENTER to continue.

anvi

STEP 5 : Run the Anvi Rescue Disk to scan and repair.Now you are in the mini Operating system, please double-click Rescue tool to start Anvi Rescue disk.

anvi

Please run a full scan by clicking the “Scan Computer” button in the middle of the program to detect and kill the computer lockup virus.
anvi scan

 

Click on “Fix Now” to Remove the detected threats detected by Anvi Rescue Disk.
fix

 

Switch to Repair tab. Scan and fix the registry error with the “Repair” module of Anvi Rescue Disk.
repair

STEP 6 : Download Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to ensure a clean computer.After the repair, your computer should be clean and rescued from the evil claw of the Prism Virus ransomware infection. However, many professionally crafted ransomware variants have evolved to be very persistent, that is to say, harder to remove, so you are highly recommended to download the antimalware Anvi Smart Defender by clicking Yes button on the prompted window to fulfill the download.

fixed

After the download, please restart your computer to normal Windows mode and then go to the folder: C:\Users\[username]\Downloads

Find the downloaded file asdsetup.exe and double click its file to install it and then start it to perform a full scan on your computer system, in order to ensure the computer is clean from any associated infections or leftovers.

After the scan, remove any detected infections and then you can have a clean and virus/malware free computer to enjoy.

FreeUnlockComputer is an online technical support for all your computer problems. We provide 24x7x365 days COMPLETE ASSISTANCE. We believe in customer satisfaction. Our team comprises of expert trained technicians with vast experience in technical field. Free computer diagnosis, PC tune up, Data backup & Data Recovery, Email & Outlook support, Printer setup & Optimization, Virus Malware Spyware removal services and many more which make us a complete hub for all your computer related issues. We provide small and medium businesses with a variety of technical and consultation services. All computer users get instant attention from our expert technician through chat or toll free number. Wide variety of plans give freedom to all users to choose as per their convenience. Our remote support is totally safe and secure process, we mean complete privacy of individual. Virus Malware removal steps are all mentioned in our blogs and are for free.

Hope this blog was useful to you : REMOVE “Prism Virus” (REMOVAL GUIDE)

Bookmark the permalink.

8 Comments

  1. article for prism virus is really look like magic. this virus locked my screen and i followed the steps given on http://www.freeunlockcomputer.com/computer-locked-by-prism-virus-removal-guide/ and it reallly worked out so your article is admirable

  2. my computer was mess-up through this virus and i followed the steps given on this website and really its workable so thanks you so much

  3. wonderful article to remove this prism virus. i was too scare when my computer was infected but due to help i get rid of this nasty virus so thank for your whole support

  4. you save my time and money for removing this prism virus. the warning message told me that due to some violation my computer was locked but i did not do anything so find best solution on http://www.freeunlockcomputer.com on internet so i recommend this website for remove any virus

  5. i am student and i cannot efford any charges for online tech support but technician of http://www.freeunlockcomputer.com gave me some discount and fixed my computer so i am really happy for that and thank you sooooooooo much for your kindnesssssssss…….. :)

  6. i am really appreciate for your help

  7. Very nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wished to say that I have
    relly enjoyed browsing your blog posts. In any case I will be subscribing to
    your rss feed aand I hope you write again very soon!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>