How to remove Kovter Lock Screen virus

Kovter Lock Screen virus is a new infection that belongs to ransomware type. This type of viruses is a program that pretends to be a legal notification from some official organizations. User can see the message from this virus when his computer is infected with it. This infection can be installed with the efforts of a Trojan that can be caught on any of the numerous malicious (or potentially malicious) websites. When Trojan is installed on user’s PC, then it installs Kovter Lock Screen virus and after the next computer reboot the owner of the PC will get the accusatory message that will block its computer. You should remove Kovter Lock Screen virus, if you get this message, because it is the only method to unlock your computer.

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Note 1: Use Spyhunter in order to get rid of Kovter Lock Screen virus:

Note 2: Use this instructions to record Kaspersky Rescue Disk:
How to create Kaspersky Rescue Disc

Note 3: Use this instructions to run Kaspersky Windows Unlocker:
How to run Kaspersky Windows Unlocker

Usually Kovter Lock Screen virus uses the browser history in order to mention the shady sites that the user might have visited in order to blame the user in it and to ask him to pay a sum of money for this offense. If the history of your browser does not contain any of such website addresses, then it will demonstrate some other or will not enumerate them at all.

If your computer is blocked with Kovter Lock Screen virus, then you cannot use your computer and it will be very hard to use some common methods in order to remove Kovter Lock Screen virus. You are welcome to follow the instructions in order to remove this infection. You can use manual or automatic method.

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Remove Kovter Lock Screen virus manually

  1. The first thing that you should do is to reboot your computer into Safe Mode with Command Prompt. You should reboot your computer and when it will begin to load, you should begin to press F8 several times until you will see black screen with the menu. Then you should use the arrow keys on your keyboard in order to select Safe Mode with Command Prompt and press Enter.
  2. Then you should remove the following file and folder:

    C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\KB7013894\KB7013894.exe Random
    C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\KB7013894 Random

    You can just navigate them or use Start menu in order to find them in the system and then remove, using Shift+Delete buttons. This removal will not let the files to be restored from the Recycle Bin.

  3. After that you should remove the following Registry Entries:

    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\Run\KB7013894 Random
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\KB7013894 Random

    In order to do it you should press Windows+R buttons, then type regedit in the window that will appear and press Enter. You will see the window of opened Registry Editor. Then you should do the backup copy of the registry: right-click Computer, then select Export and save the file in any directory you like. After that you should navigate the registry entries that were enumerated above and remove them.

  4. Scan your computer with the help of the available new-installed and updated antivirus scanner.

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