Remove NanoLocker Virus and Unlock Your PC

Published January 15, 2016 by Marlin Spencer

NanoLocker Virus Information

NanoLocker is a ransomware that spreads on the Internet. Unlike other ransomware, NanoLocker is distributed only through some updates. NanoLocker appears when it asks you to update your flash player. Locking your computer, NanoLocker asks you to pay some money to unlock your machine. To make it look serious and scare you into paying the money.

Don’t be fooled by it! If you pay for it, you cannot regain access to your computer. Your computer will be totally damaged and unusable under the attack by this nasty virus. If you are fooled by NanoLocker and let it stay inside your system, you will get your computer locked again! NanoLocker is a ransomware that locks your computer automatically, so making payment cannot get itself away from your computer.

What you have to do is to learn more about ransomware and remove it. Most ransomwares are embedded with spywares so that it can spy on your when you make payment. If you choose to pay, your PayPal account or bank account may be recorded by hackers, which results in financial loss. Other information stored in the computer will be stolen by those bastards. Now, you can use this removal guide below to delete NanoLocker virus completely and access to your computer again.

Screenshot of NanoLocker:

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Step 1: Remove NanoLocker virus using Safe Mode with Networking

For Windows XP, Vista and 7 users:

1. Restart your computer and keep hitting F8 key on your keyboard before Windows loads

2. Move your arrow key to highlight Safe Mode with Networking and then press Enter
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For Windows 8 users, please watch this video:

For Windows 10 users, please watch this video:

After starting your system in Safe Mode with Networking, log in your infected user account, use this recommended malware remover to fully detect and remove all malicious items of NanoLocker virus.

Step 2: Remove NanoLocker virus using Safe Mode with Command Prompt

If you cannot start your computer into Safe Mode with Networking and you have another user account on your system, then you can try to log in another account, run a full scan with this recommended malware remover and delete all detected malicious items.

However, if you only have one user account on your system, then follow the guides below to create a new user account so that you can remove NanoLocker virus.

1. Start your system into Safe Mode with Command Prompt

For Windows XP, Vista and 7 users:

a. Restart your computer and keep hitting F8 key on your keyboard before Windows loads

b. Move your arrow key to highlight Safe Mode with Command Prompt and then press Enter
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For Windows 8 users, please watch this video:

For Windows 10 users, please watch this video:

2. When the command window appears, type in net user anewaccount /add and press Enter key on the keyboard
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3. Then type in net localgroup administrators anewaccount /add and press Enter key on the keyboard
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4. After that, type in shutdown -r and press Enter key on the keyboard
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5. Click anewaccount and log in this clean account. This account may not be infected with this NanoLocker virus and you will be able to download and install recommended malware remover to remove this virus from your computer.

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6. Download and install this recommended malware remover to remove this virus from your computer:

Step 3: Remove NanoLocker virus using System Restore

In case your newly-created user account is also infected with this ransomware, please try to perform a System Restore.

1. Start your system into Safe Mode with Command Prompt as Step 2 shows

2. Type cd restore and press Enter key on your keyboard
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3. Type in rstrui.exe and press Enter key on your keyboard
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4. Click Next to continue
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5. Select the restore point before this NanoLocker virus appears on your PC and click Next to continue
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6. Confirm the restore point you choose and click Finish to continue
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7. Click Yes to continue
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Removal assistance:
If you are having problems while performing NanoLocker removal from your computer, please ask for assistance in our malware removal forum.

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