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Remove Interpol Department of Cybercrime Virus (Ransomware Removal Guide)

Interpol blocked your PC and a payment required to unlock your computer? If you are one among those who are fall victim to the Interpol computer blocked tricks, you come to the right place to figure it out and get rid of this ransomware infection as instructed step by step.


Table of Contents


I. What is Interpol Department of Cybercrime Virus?

II. How Did I get infected by Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus?

III. Symptoms of Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus

IV. How to Get Rid of Interpol Department of Cybercrime Virus (Ransomware Removal Guide)

  • > Option 1- Safe Mode with Command Prompt Restore
  • > Option 2- Remove Ransomware using Anvi Rescue Disk


 I. What is Interpol Department of Cybercrime Virus?


Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus is a computer virus, categorized as ransomware, which settled to block entire computer system and deliver a full screen message for fraud. Usually the lock screen appears to be authoritative by bearing the background and logo of local authorities, as well as displaying a scaring message that claims that your pc is blocked due to some reasons like involvement in illegal online activities including child pornography collecting or distribution. To accent the scary fraud, it may also display your IP address or even turns on your web cam. That is really scary if you never learn about such a trick or infection, that is why so many victims have fallen to the trap and pay money to those cyber criminals. Just be aware of such nasty online tricks.

Recently many users in Europe have been searching around to fix their computer which is affected by the Interpol virus.  Actually when it comes to Interpol virus, there will be a series of infections that exploits the name of Interpol and bears its identical icon as shown in the picture.



While, the Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus is referred to the ransomware infections which titled the lock screen with Interpol Department of Cybercrime.

Whatever you encounter, you can try below ransomware removal guide to get rid of it and fix your PC.


A screenshot of Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus

interpol department of cybercrime virus

Another version of Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus

Interpol department of cybercrime ransomware

II. How Did I Get Infected with Interpol Department of CyberCrime Virus


Ransomware like Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus can infect computer via multiple ways. Generally it can use Trojans to infiltrate some system with potential vulnerabilities and settle down. Also it can come in through some payloads, an infected attachment in a spam email. The another way is that it may be delivered via  shared files that you may recklessly download to use.


  • 1. Keep both system and installed software update to date.
  • 2. Carefully surf online with security features of web browser turned on. See instructions to turn on security features of IE, Firefox and Chrome.
  • 3. Be cautious to click a suspicious link or open a spam email.
  • 4. The best way to stay on safe side could be always security programs like antivirus, firewall or antimalware. If your current antivirus didn’t help you defend against this Interpol virus or you just want more protection, you may freely and safely download this antimalware-Anvi Smart Defender (download:

III. Symptoms of Interpol Department of Cybercrime Virus


  1. Once infected, your PC system will be entirely blocked every time you start it.
  2. Then, there will be a lock screen that displays a message shown as in above picture.
  3. If you want to reboot the computer to safe mode for troubleshooting, in most cases you may fail because the safe mode running is also forbidden.

Ransomware infections using Interpol names:

Canadian Police Cybercrime Investigation virus, Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus, FBI Cybercrime Division ICSPA virus, ICE Cyber Crime Center virus, etc.


Deny Flash

Most ransomware exploits Java or Flash vulnerabilities to load the malicious code. In some cases denying or disabling flash on your system may suspend some of the Child Pornography ransomware and enable the user to navigate through the infected system.

If this not a necessity for removal, skip to the removal options below these steps. To disable (deny) flash




2. Select the “Deny” radio option

3. Proceed to a removal option (detailed below).



V. How to Remove  Interpol Department of Cybercrime Virus (Ransomware Removal Guide)


This tutorial suits the removal of Ukash, PaysafeCard, MoneyPak and CashU ransomware.

Generally there are two situations when your computer got infected with this  ransomware. One is that you can still boot your computer to safe mode and the another one is not. According to this, there are two removal options for each situation for you to choose.

Removal Option 1-Safe Mode with Command Prompt Restore


Step 1> Launch your PC into Safe Mode with Command Prompt.


During the start, keep pressing F8 key till the Advanced Windows Options Menu shows up and then use the arrow key on the keyboard to highlight the Safe Mode with Command Prompt option and then press EnterSee detailed instructions on how to boot Windows to Safe Mode





Note: make sure you login your computer with administrative privileges. (login as admin)


Step 2> Type explorer to access


Once the Command Prompt window appears you only have few seconds to type “explorer” and hit Enter. If you fail to do so within 2-3 seconds, the ransomware virus will not allow you to type anymore.


Command Prompt window



Step >3 Once Windows Explorer shows up browse to:

  • Win XP: C:\windows\system32\restore\rstrui.exe and press Enter
  • Win Vista/7/8: C:\windows\system32\rstrui.exe and press Enter



Step 4> Restore


Follow all steps to restore or recover your computer system to an earlier time and date (restore point), before infection.



Please note that chances are this virus may delete all of your stored restore points and then you may need to switch to option 2 to try the troubleshoot now.

Step 5> Scan bad leftovers and restart

Download, install, update and run the antimalware Anvi Smart Defender (direct download: to scan out and remove the bad leftovers in case it turns back. And then restart the computer to ensure the computer is all right.

BTW: after the virus removal, you are highly recommended to maintain/optimize your computer system using a tool like Cloud System Booster Cloud System Booster ( It is a computer system cleaner/optimizer which can basically maintain your system performance. If you want a deep optimization, hard disk defragment would be a good idea. You may try the Anvi Ultimate Defrag ( for efficiency defragment if the need arises.




Removal Option 2-Remove the Ransomware using Anvi Rescue Disk


In most cases of computer infected by ransomware,  your PC would be totally blocked from any operation, including safe mode runing. Then, you can use the Anvi Rescue Disk to fix the issue together with the antimalware Anvi Smart Defender.  Some patience and time is needed for this removal emthod. If any question in the process, please feel free to send your email below to our online Technical Support for timely help.


Below is a video of ransomware removal using Anvi Rescue Disk for your reference.


Step 1> Download the Anvi Rescue Disk iso image file


Download the Anvi Rescue Disk 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:

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 record iso image to a CD/DVD in following guide.


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

1. 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.

2. 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.

USB burning


3. Select the path of USB drive, such as Drive H:

4. Click “Start Burning” to start the burn of USB Rescue Disk boot drive.

5.Please close BootUsb.exe tool after you successfully burn the file to the USB drive when you get the following message.



Now, you have bootable Anvi Rescue Disk to repair your computer.


——Alternative Option


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.

CD/DVD recorder


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




2. Click Burn button to start record the iso image. After a few minutes, you will have a bootable Anvi Rescue Disk to repair your computer.


burn compiliation


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 F8 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.

boot menu instruction


The keys F1, F8, F10, F12 might be used for some motherboards, as well as the following key combinations:

  • • Ctrl+Esc
  • • Ctrl+Ins
  • • Ctrl+Alt
  • • Ctrl+Alt+Esc
  • • Ctrl+Alt+Enter
  • • Ctrl+Alt+Del
  • • Ctrl+Alt+Ins
  • • Ctrl+Alt+S

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.

1. 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

2. please selected your preferred language and press Enter to continue.

Anvi Rescue disk language setting


Step> 5 Run the Anvi Rescue Disk to scan and repair.


1. Now you are in the mini Operating system, please double-click Rescue tool to start Anvi Rescue disk.

Anvi Rescue Disk
Important note: make sure that your computer is connected to network connection before you run a scan on your computer. If you fail to connect your computer to Internet, please check the tutorial on network configuration in this article: Network Troubleshooting Tips for Ransomware Removal Using Anvi Rescue Disk

Connection established


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


Anvi Rescue disk scan


3. Clicking “Fix Now” to Remove the detected threats detected by Anvi Rescue Disk.

Anvi Rescue disk fix now


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


Anvi Rescue disk repair


Important Notice: You must repair the registry error after kill the virus. Otherwise, you would be disabled to boot your Windows without fixing registry damaged by the virus.


Step>6 Download Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to ensure a clean computer.


After the repair, your computer should be clean and resuced from the evil claw of the ransomware infection. However, many professionally crafted ransomware variants have evolved to be very persistant, 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.


Download ASD in Rescue Disk


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 sytem, 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 computer now.


BTW: after the virus removal, you are highly recommended to maintain/optimize your computer system using a tool like Cloud System Booster Cloud System Booster ( It is a computer system cleaner/optimizer which can basically maintain your system performance. If you want a deep optimization, hard disk defragment would be a good idea. You may try the Anvi Ultimate Defrag (downoad: for efficiency defragment if the need arises.



  • Andrea Phillip

    The Australia Federal Police ukash is a kind of malware that requests contaminated customers to coughing up cash because of certain breach of regulations. This happens a lot to customers who are frequently using the internet and it bursts up a message revealing the regulations you have breached. To prevent jail time because of how it looks like, acting to be a part of the Government police agency. Normally the reaction of customers would be terrified out of their senses and are willing to pay the fine developed on the screen to prevent jail time.
    Virus makers are getting impressive and anxious nowadays. Before PC malware were only fighting computers to turn off certain programs from running or removing certain system files of your PC. These times the technique of malware makers has went up a level by making its affected customers pay up a certain amount and the malware will be launched from the pc.

    • Ivy_Anvisoft

      Should any one infected with the virus, please never pay the money. That will not help unlock the computer.