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Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
This can stop you from using your PC or accessing your data. It might ask you to pay money to a malicious hacker.ransomware
Our has more information on this type of threat.ransomware page
Note: On June 27, 2017, a new variant of Ransom:Win32/Petya was observed spreading in several countries. The new variant added a worm-like capability that allows it to spread across affected networks. Read about the Petya outbreak here:
Microsoft doesn’t recommend you pay the fine. There is no guarantee that paying the ransom will give you access to your files.
If you've already paid, see for help on what to do now.our ransomware page
Use the following free software to detect and remove this threat:Microsoft
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.
You can also ask for help from other PC users at the .Microsoft virus and malware community
If you’re using , see our .Windows XPWindows XP end of support page
The (MAPS) uses cloud protection to help guard against the latest malware threats. It’s turned on by default for Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender for Windows 10. Microsoft Active Protection Service
Run antivirus or antimalware software
Use cloud protection
- Windows Defender Antivirus Windows 8.1 Microsoft Security Essentials Windows 7 Windows Vista for and Windows 10, or for and
- Microsoft Safety Scanner