How do you remove the FBI Moneypak virus?


Quick Answer

There are multiple ways to remove the FBI Moneypak virus, although the easiest one entails the use of malware-removal software, such as Emsisoft Emergency Kit. The removal process involves booting up Windows in Safe Mode, downloading Emsisoft Emergency Kit, running a scan and quarantining the virus.

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  1. Reboot Windows into Safe Mode with Networking

    Left-click on the Start button, and select the Restart options in the Shut Down menu. As Windows is booting up, keep pressing F8 until you enter a menu where you can select the Safe Mode with Networking option via arrow keys.

  2. Download and install Emsisoft Emergency Kit

    Once you have logged in, open a web browser, such as Internet Explorer or Firefox, and download Emsisoft Emergency Kit from the Emsisoft official website. After the download is completed, double-click on EmsisoftEmergencyKit.exe, and then select the Accept & Extract option.

  3. Update the software

    Left-click on the Emergency Kit Scanner option, and then left-click on Yes once the update prompt pops up.

  4. Scan the computer

    Once the update is complete, left-click on the Scan PC option in the main window. Then, select the Deep Scan option, and left-click on the Scan button in the bottom-right section.

  5. Quarantine the threat

    After the scanning process is complete, check the boxes next to the detected threats, and left-click on the Quarantine Selected Objects option.

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