How to get rid of Ransom.Gancrab (Step By Step Removal Solution)
Ransom.Gancrab is very dangerous file locker virus. It has identified by Cyber security experts in recent year and they have given suitable solutions as per System problems. According to them, it is able to encrypt your all files immediately and demand ransom money. In this article, there is solution given below that can help you to reduce Ransom.Gancrab or other related malware from your System. Please read this article carefully.
Ransom.Gancrab is categorized as Ransomware
It is very viscous ransomware program that can come in your computer through malicious tricks. Cyber hacker has been developed this program to generate some online revenue and cheat to innocent user. It encrypts/locks your all files including images, audios, videos, games, ppt, xlx, css, html, documents, text, pdf and other files of your System and drops ransom notes on your screen. It creates multiple copies of this virus itself and spread in each location of your hard drive that makes very complex situations for you. You can perform well in the presence of this virus. Once it locks your files, it will ask you to pay ransom money for the decryption key, otherwise you can lose your all files permanently. It can change your desktop wallpaper with ransom images for making believe in your mind that your System has been locked.
If you have been created backup of your files, then it is good for. Ransom.Gancrab can corrupt your all legitimate exe files of your computer and drops an error message on your computer screen. If you decide to pay ransom money to them, it is bad idea at all. They will never decrypt your files at any situations. In order to pay extortion money, it keeps record of your crucial information like user name, password, ages, IP addess, email ID, banking information, credit card & ATM number and other details. You should avoid such a bogus program and scan your computer with powerful antivirus software.
Malware uses malicious harmful tricks
Ransom.Gancrab is big scam that comes under Cyber treats. It uses malicious tricks to get enters in your machine such as email spam, attachments, suspicious or in-text links, porn or adults related websites, torrent websites, fake software updates, crack software, infected external media drives (CD, DVD, Flash drives, SD cards and other), social sites, downloaded movie, music, games and pdf, file sharing network, malicious ads or popup, misleading websites and many other tricks. You should be careful while surfing online and click on such ads or popup after double reading. You can delete it from computer with our removal methods.
Remove Ransom.Gancrab 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 Ransom.Gancrab then you were highly suggested to delete Ransom.Gancrab 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 Ransom.Gancrab. 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 Ransom.Gancrab. 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 Ransom.Gancrab from Computer.
Complete tutorial to delete Ransom.Gancrab using automatic removal method
- 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.
- You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.
- If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.
- Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).
- System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.
- By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.
- 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.
How to get rid of Ransom.Gancrab manually?
Eliminate Ransom.Gancrab by going through Control Panel:
- Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).
- Select Control Panel option > Programs.
- The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.
- Please find out Ransom.Gancrab as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.
Remove Ransom.Gancrab entries from Windows Registry box:
- In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.
- Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)
- Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete Ransom.Gancrab.
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
- 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 Ransom.Gancrab and other similar threats in future
After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like Ransom.Gancrab 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 Ransom.Gancrab 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.