How to remove Ukash virus

by Andy Raff on January 6, 2013

Ukash virus Screenshot

Ukash virus Screenshot

Ukash virus Removal Options and Steps

up-tp-3-hoursOption 1: MANUAL REMOVAL (Your time invested: Up to 3 Hours)*
1- Block off 1-3 hours for manual removal.
2- Have pen and paper handy to take notes.
3- Follow all 54 steps carefully to ensure full removal of the infection.

less-than-1-hourOption 2: AUTOMATIC REMOVAL (Your time invested: Around 35 min.)*
1- Download our recommended Spyhunter4 here. 100% lab tested.
2- Install and let the software scan your PC.
3- Once infection has been found, click fix threats, register, and remove.


Option 3: EXPERTS (Your time invested: 15 -30 min.)*
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2- Sit back and relax while we do the work.

* Estimates are based on a PC with one infection and a DSL or equivalent internet connection.

Follow manual steps closely:

Step 1: Locate a safe place to jot down our Support number. This is just in case you need help on one of the steps. We are here to help you get rid of Ukash virus. Ukash virus Removal Hotline: 888.847.4130

Step 2: Now power down the Ukash virus infected computer.

Step 3: Please locate the F8 button on your keyboard before turning on your computer. F8 is normally positioned on the top row of the keyboard. Be ready to tap F8 immediately on step 4.


Step 4: Now turn ON the computer and tap F8 until you see WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU.

Step 5: When the WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU shows up, click down the menu using the direction keys on the board and highlight SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING. Press ENTER on the keyboard.


Step 6: Your PC will boot up in Safe Mode. The desktop icons and the display will appear enlarged. This is 100% normal and not caused by the infection.

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Step 7: Ukash virus may have changed your proxy settings so Ukash virus can control your internet. We now need to check the proxy settings for this.

Step 8: On the Keyboard press and hold the WINDOWS KEY.


Step 9: Continue holding down the WINDOWS key and then press the R key. The RUN BOX will appear.


Step 10: In the RUN BOX, enter iexplore.exe. Click OK.


Step 11: Internet Explorer will now start. On the top navigation click TOOLS. Under the sub-menu of TOOLS click INTERNET OPTIONS.


Step 12: Click the CONNECTIONS tab within the INTERNET OPTIONS box.


Step 13: Select the LAN SETTINGS button.


Step 14: Under the PROXY SERVER section, if you see a check-mark in the box named “Use a proxy server for your LAN”, then click to uncheck the box. If there is no check-mark in the box then Ukash virus likely did not alter the settings. Move on to the next step if this is the case.


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Step 15: To close the LOCAL AREA NETWORK box choose the OK button.

Step 16: To close the INTERNET OPTIONS box, click the OK button .

Step 17: We now need to run Rkill. Rkill was developed by Lawrence Abrams at Rkill will attempt to paralyze Ukash virus. Ukash virus will block and stop any processes from running such as removal tools. We need to disarm this self-preservation tool that Ukash virus has. Please note that Rkill does not remove Ukash virus. Do not reboot your computer after running Rkill as Ukash virus will restart as well. Bring up the RUN BOX again, by holding down the WINDOWS key and pressing the R key.


Step 18: In the RUN BOX, type “iexplore.exe”. Then click OK.


Step 19: The download security box with Rkill will appear, choose SAVE and select the desktop.


Step 20: Once the Rkill download is complete, close out the DOWNLOAD COMPLETE box.

Step 21: Open your DESKTOP and find the Rkill.exe icon.

Step 22: Double-click the Rkill icon and run Rkill.exe. Rkill will flash a black MS DOS box and attempt to paralyze Ukash virus.


Step 23: Rkill will generate a Notepad file with information on what it found. You can close that log and go to the next step.

Step 24: Now the computer is prepared to install Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a very popular Malware removal application. To install Malwarebytes, we need to bring up the RUN BOX again.

Step 25: On the Keyboard press and hold the WINDOWS KEY and the R key simultaneously. The RUN BOX will appear again.


Step 26: In the RUN BOX type “iexplore” and press OK.


Step 27: The download security box with Malwarebytes will appear. The options to RUN, SAVE or CANCEL will show. Select SAVE and then choose to save the file to the desktop.


Step 28: Go to your DESKTOP and locate the Malwarebytes icon on your desktop.

Step 29: Double-click the Malwarebytes icon.


Step 30: Select RUN on the Malwarebytes install box.


Step 31: After that, the SELECT SETUP LANGUAGE box will appear. Select your native language and press OK. English will be in used in the graphics example.


Step 32: The Malwarebytes SETUP WIZARD will show. Choose NEXT to continue.


Step 33: Next screen to show is the LICENSE AGREEMENT. Accept the agreement and choose NEXT.


Step 34: The BASIC INFORMATION screen is shown. Click NEXT.


Step 35: The SELECT DESTINATION LOCATION screen will appear. Choose the location you wish to have Malwarebytes install the required files. The default location shown is the normal, recommended location. Click NEXT.


Step 36: The next screen is just the SELECT START MENU FOLDER which tells the program where to place the shortcut to the application. Click NEXT.


Step 37: If you want a Desktop Icon and/or Quick Launch icon then opt-in to the corresponding check boxes on the SELECT ADDITIONAL TASKS box. Click NEXT.


Step 38: Now the READY TO INSTALL screen will show. Click INSTALL to start the installation process.


Step 39: The final screen with the pre-checked UPDATE and LAUNCH Malwarebytes will appear. Click FINISH.


Step 40: Malwarebytes will download the latest updates and show a success box. Click OK.

Step 41: The main interface of Malwarebytes with the Scanner tab will launch. Make sure PERFORM FULL SCAN is selected.


Step 42: Next step is to launch the full scan. Click SCAN to start the scan.


Step 43: A box will popup with the local drives, choose the local drives to scan and click SCAN.


Step 44: The scanner will begin. Be patient as the scan is very thorough searching for all the remnants of Ukash virus.

Step 45: Once the scan is finished, a message box saying the scan is complete will appear. Click OK to close the box.

Step 46: After closing the box, click SHOW RESULTS.


Step 47: Once the results show, select REMOVE SELECTED to remove all the Malware found by Malwarebytes including Ukash virus. Malwarebytes will also delete all of the files and registry keys affiliated with Ukash virus and add them to the quarantine.


Step 48: Malwarebytes may need to reboot the system to complete the removal of Ukash virus. Please allow the PC to reboot if Malwarebytes asks for it.

Step 49: After the reboot is complete and the system is relaunched, please follow the on-screen instructions and continue the removal process.

Step 50: A Notepad log will be created by Malwarebytes. Close the log once reviewed.


Step 51: Once Malwarebytes has completed the removal process and has removed all the traces of Ukash virus, your computer should be 100% clean from Ukash virus.

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