Remove .# File Virus (Step By Step Solution)

7 Feb

How to get rid from .# File Virus (Recommended)

.# File Virus is file encrypting virus that is considered as Ransomware. Initially, it disables your antivirus and blocks the Firewall security of your System. It does several unwanted changes in the setting in your computer. It infect you boot sector program that cause execution of this program automatically in your System. However, it locks all the files including documents, images, audios, videos, text, ppt, xlx, html, css, pdf, and more files of your computer and drop ransom note on the screen. Cyber crook is behind this harmful infection who wants to gain some lethal profit and cheat to innocent users. When you try to open these encrypted files, then you will see ransom note which covers full screen of your desktop. It is essential to remove .# File Virus from your System.

.# File Virus can modify your all the legitimate exe files with its own extension and you got an error message while you try to open again. It can block your internet and you will not be able to install any software in your computer. This ransom message makes fear in your mind. If you are using backup & recovery software, then it is good otherwise there is no chance to get back your personal data. .# File Virus claims that it will recover your all the files once you pay ransom money. You may see the message like “Hi, your all the files has been locked due to security reason. You need to pay XXXXXX ransom money for the decryption otherwise, you will lose your all files forever” on the ransom screen. If you decide to pay ransom money them, it is bad idea. They will never unlock your files at any cases.

.# File Virus can collect your information such as IP address, user name, password, financial data, geographical location and more crucial information as well. It can share your all crucial and confidential information to crook or unknown user that cause serious troubles. There is no chance to get your paid money back. it can delete your all the files and folder. It is comes from bundles of freeware software program, email spam, email attachments, suspicious links, infected media, social media, porn or torrent websites, hacked websites, updating fake software and more. It can come from malicious harmful ads and popup. You can remove .# File Virus from our easy solution.

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

Complete tutorial to delete .# File Virus 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 .# File Virus manually?

Eliminate .# File Virus 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 .# File Virus as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove .# File Virus 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 .# File Virus.manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\.# File Virus.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 .# File Virus and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like .# File Virus 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 .# File Virus 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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