Remove AutoWannaCryV2 (Recover Encrypted Files)

7 Aug

How to Delete AutoWannaCryV2 Permanently

AutoWannaCryV2 is a powerful and ruthless data encrypting malware that is targeting victims all around the globe. It is yet in its developing phase and its final version is yet to come. Technically, it is a crytovirus that encrypt the personal data and important files with AutoWannaCryV2 extension and makes them totally inaccessible. It uses a powerful encryption algorithm to lock the files and stores its decryption key in a separate storage server. Our researches show that AutoWannaCryV2 has similarity with Autolt ransomware family. The associate cyber-criminals uses advance scripting languages and builders to execute everything in a planned way. It is programmed in such a way that it could do data harvesting along with file encryption. It can collect highly sensitive information about the infected PC and its users. Your personally identifiable information may get easily cheated and this leads to identity theft. Your personal data is not safe anymore including the username, password, IP address, phone number and so on. It exposes your System security vulnerabilities including the installed hardware configuration and Operating System values.

Some of the Issues that are caused by AutoWannaCryV2 are:

  • Encryption of so many important files and it asks the victim to pay certain money as ransom to get the decryption key.
  • Unwanted modification in the Windows registries and Operating System files thus there is a huge decrease in the overall performance
  • The files of AutoWannaCryV2 get executed as soon as the PC is booted. It will change the boot option.
  • It connects the PC with a remote control server and allows cyber-criminals to access the victims System files
  • Exploits the security vulnerabilities and expose the PC to other severe malware

It is never recommended to pay any ransom money because you will not get the decryption key even after the money is paid. The best way is to scan the PC with a powerful anti-malware tool and remove the malware payloads from the PC at first. Boot the PC in a safe mode and then use the backup files if you have created earlier. Check for the “Shadow Volume Copies” of the encrypted files that are created by cyber-criminals. It is very important to remove AutoWannaCryV2 because it will continue encrypting other files and programs and damages the PC permanently.

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Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with AutoWannaCryV2 then you were highly suggested to delete AutoWannaCryV2 by installing expert’s anti-malware tool inside the PC.

So, what is anti-malware tool?

Anti-malware tool (SpyHunter 4) is a powerful real time protection programs for the Windows Operating System which has been created by Enigma Software Group. It is fully capable to protect the Computer against threat like AutoWannaCryV2. However, you can also remove this threat by manual process but it is little bit complexly. Besides that, the manual process requires Computer skill. That means, you need to put some extra effort on your PC in order to remove AutoWannaCryV2. As well as, you should have ability to revert back any wrong steps which you have taken in manual process. Otherwise the PC might be goes even worst conditions. On the other hand with the anti-malware tool you don’t requires any extra Computer skill or effort. The Spy Hunter has been designed between experts and novice Users level. Thus, you can easily operate without any worries of harm your Computer. Therefore, in my opinion I would like to prefer anti-malware tool in order to uninstall AutoWannaCryV2 from Computer.

Complete tutorial to delete AutoWannaCryV2 using automatic removal method


  1. As you will run anti-malware tool, you will see two options located in middle of screen. Please click on **Scan Computer Now** option in order to proceed to full System scan.step-1
  2. You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.step-2
  3. If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.step-3
  4. Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).step-4
  5. System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.step-5
  6. By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.step-6
  7. Al last, by enabling the Scan Scheduler function, your Computer will automatically keep scanned timely by this tool and notifies you if this tool caught any error.step-7

How to get rid of AutoWannaCryV2 manually?

Eliminate AutoWannaCryV2 by going through Control Panel:

  1. Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).control-panel-1
  1. Select Control Panel option > Programs.control-panel-2
  1. The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.control-panel-3
  1. Please find out AutoWannaCryV2 as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove AutoWannaCryV2 entries from Windows Registry box:

  1. In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.manual1
  1. Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)manual2
  1. Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete AutoWannaCryV2.manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ AutoWannaCryV2.exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
    Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect=
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell = %AppData%\IDP.ARES.Generic.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Random
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random.

Method to prevent AutoWannaCryV2 and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like AutoWannaCryV2 infection is lies upon you. Even you already install anti-malware and you scan your Computer timely, if you don’t be carefully towards your PC while using it. It is obviously to get infected by AutoWannaCryV2 again. Therefore, you just need vigilance to avoid being affected by threat in future and n some tips and suggestion mention here will hopefully prevent your Computer from infection in coming time.

  • Keep your anti-malware updated.
  • Use strong passwords for valuable information to prevent from hacking.
  • Disable auto-run functions for downloaded files and injected drives.
  • Block auto update from network inside System.
  • Leave it out unknown recipient email attachments.
  • Avoid connecting to open source network like Wi-Fi.
  • Use hardware based firewall in order to protect your System against infections.
  • Deploy DNS protection from automatically get modified.
  • Use ad blocker extension and software in order to surf without getting any additional commercial ads and junk notifications.
  • Do not use any untrusted or unofficial domain for surfing and downloading files inside browser.

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