Remove Ransomware and Recover Encrypted Files

19 Feb

How to Uninstall Ransomware Ransomware is a terrible and perilous malware infection that encrypts the targeted files and folders. The malware categorized as a ransomware are highly dangerous because they ask the victims to pay heavy ransom in exchange of the decryption key. It stores a ransom note in every folder that contains the encrypted files. The same ransom note also replaces the default wallpaper of the PC. The ransom note creates a kind of panic among the victim because it claims that money is to pay within a particular time-frame otherwise the data will get deleted permanently.

The contents and message written on the ransom note of Ransomware is bogus. It claims to provide the original decryption key once the money is paid. However this doesn’t happen because the associated cyber-criminals stops responding your emails and communication means. They either provide duplicate decryption key or don’t provide any key at all. And most of all, the money is asked to be paid in Bitcoin virtual money so that the real identity of cyber-criminals always remain hidden. So, it is clear that paying the ransom money is not the solution. You will be wasting your time as well as money. And most of all, you will lose your data permanently.

Hoe to Recover Encrypted files?

As mentioned earlier, you should never follow the ransom note and make any kind of payment to cyber-criminals. If you really want to recover the encrypted files then it is recommended to use alternate tricks such as using “Shadow Volume Copies”, “Backup files” and so on. However, before using these tricks, sure that all the files and payloads associated with Ransomware is removed. So, first of all, scan the PC with a powerful anti-malware tool and then begin the data recovery process. In case if this malware is not removed then it will continue encrypting other important programs and files.

Problems Caused by Ransomware

  • Encrypts the personal files and data
  • Replaces the wallpaper with ransom message
  • Connected hardware and software starts to malfunction
  • Personal data may get deleted permanently

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

Complete tutorial to delete Ransomware 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 Ransomware manually?

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

Remove 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 Ransomware.manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ 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=
  • 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 Ransomware and other similar threats in future

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