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Windows 7: Unknown software called Locker v4.22

28 May 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Unknown software called Locker v4.22

I've been getting this windows popup recently, it's called Locker v4.22 It forces me to pay bitcoins to unlock my files. What the hell is this?

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28 May 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Unknown software called Locker v4.22-capture.jpg Here is the screenshot

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28 May 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

How can I fix this all my files are locked and it forces me to pay bitcoins but I have no money
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28 May 2015   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I am sorry to say that unfortunately you have been hit by a ransomware. If you have backup/images, best is to recover from them. I will ask this thread to be moved to Security forum, as you will get a better response there.

Check Locker 1.2 Virus. Help 70 hours left! Encryption virus., it is the same issue.
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29 May 2015   #5
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10

This article may help restore some of your files:

How to Remove Locker Virus and Restore Encrypted Files
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29 May 2015   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium


It is the latest ransomware.

Have already covered some options here, but, we can't recover files for you:

Locker 1.2 Virus. Help 70 hours left! Encryption virus.

Reliable info (IMO):
Locker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ
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