Remove CreamPie ransomware from PC and Recover Important Files

29 Aug

Steps to Delete CreamPie ransomware permanently

If a process named as Creampie.exe is running in your work-station then many of the important files stored in the PC hard-disk will get encrypted by CreamPie ransomware. You can notice its running process in the Windows Task Manager but unfortunately you cannot stop it easily. Cyber-criminals have given its full name as CreamPie v.1.01. It doesn’t show any ransom note on the computer screen and this makes it different from other ransomware of these days. Instead of the entire note, it only provides an email-ID namely backdata@cock.li. It is capable to encrypt large range of files including multimedia files, images, videos, databases, documents and so on. Any file that gets affected with CreamPie ransomware will append a new extension namely [backdata@cock.li]CreamPie.

According to cyber-experts, it is distributed primarily through spam emails that have an additional attachment of corrupted DOCX file. After settling down, it quickly begins the encryption process and completes the entire encryption in few hours. It uses public encryption codes to lock multiple files at a time. The decryption code of each encrypted files are different from other. They are stored in the remote server and are only accessible to cyber-criminals. It uses the powerful combination of AES and RSA encryption method hence the highly expertized cyber-experts are unable to develop the decryption key. If you are desperate to recover files encrypted by CreamPie ransomware then you should have some patience. You must not contact with the cyber-criminals via the provided email ID and nor should you pay any kind of ransom money. You will get additional scam and face huge financial losses. First of all, you must scan your work-station with a powerful anti-malware tool to remove .[backdata@cock.li].CreamPie extension. It is advised to make regular backup of important files in a external hard-disk so that you can easily tackle data encryption situation in future. In current situation, if you have backup files or if there is Shadow Volume Copies in the OS then this will help you to recover the locked files.

How CreamPie ransomware gets circulated:

The best and most popular distribution technique are spam email attachments and downloading freeware and shareware from third-party sources. Be careful from email containing attachments with them. They may contain malware scripts that automatically get installed as soon as the attachment is opened. Similarly, the freeware and shareware contains secondly attachments hidden with them especially if they are promoted on third-parity websites.

If you want to remove CreamPie ransomware from your work-station then you must scan the PC with a powerful anti-malware tool. Further, you must take precautionary measures of taking proper backup so that you can deal with data-loss situation in future.  As far as data recovery is concerned, it is only possible by using a powerful data recovery tool which you can download from Internet. Make sure that you execute the entire data recovery process carefully.

Remove CreamPie ransomware using powerful Windows Scanner
Download Automatic Removal Tool to eliminate infectious threat

Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with CreamPie ransomware then you were highly suggested to delete CreamPie ransomware 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 CreamPie ransomware. 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 CreamPie ransomware. 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 CreamPie ransomware from Computer.

Complete tutorial to delete CreamPie ransomware using automatic removal method

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  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 CreamPie ransomware manually?

Eliminate CreamPie ransomware 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 CreamPie ransomware as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove CreamPie ransomware 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 CreamPie ransomware.manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ CreamPie ransomware.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=http://random.com
  • 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 CreamPie ransomware and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like CreamPie ransomware 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 CreamPie ransomware 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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