Remove Yami Cat Ransomware and Recover Encrypted Files

19 Jul

Depth Analysis on Yami Cat Ransomware

It is very disturbing when your personal files become inaccessible due to infections such as Yami Cat Ransomware. It is very scary as well because the victims are threatened to lose their personal data permanently. If your PC has also got infected with then continue reading this blog to know detailed instructions and removal process to get rid of this malware.

The ransomware category is a very dangerous section of malware infection because it makes the important files inaccessible. It demands to pay money as ransom to get the decryption key. As per claims, you are supposed to get the decryption key but this doesn’t happens in maximum cases. In order the win the victims trust, it asks the victims to select one flies whose decryption key will be provided for free. However, when the complete ransom amount is paid, the decryption key for other locked files is not provided. Yami Cat Ransomware becomes quickly active as soon as the System is booted because it modifies the registries. It can also lock the computer screen and replaces the wallpaper with a ransom note. Each time when the Operating System is opened, the ransom note appears on the screen. The ransom note wallpaper also contains a button named as “Decrypt my flies”. When this button is clicked, a message appears that says “Not Paid Yet. As Punishment, 10 files are deleted”.  It demands to pay 40 USD at the earliest.

It is never advised to pay ransom money as it will go in waste. You should not interact with cyber-criminals and nor should negotiate the ransom amount. There is no sense in paying money to cyber-criminals and motivating them to develop more malware. If your files have got encrypted by Yami Cat Ransomware then check the backup files or “Volume Shadow Copies created by OS. You can also try your luck using a data recovery tool.

How PC Gets Infected with Yami Cat Ransomware

  • By using unsafe networks especially peer-to-peer files sharing networks such as Torrents
  • Through hyperlinks and bogus notification displayed on the unsafe commercial domains
  • By bundling the files and scripts with shareware/freeware
  • As an spam email attachments usually sent by unknown senders
  • Visiting doubtful websites including porn and adult webpage

The recovery of files encrypted by Yami Cat Ransomware is only possible if all the malware and infection is removed from the PC. So, first of all, scan the PC with a powerful anti-malware tool that has strong scanning algorithm and programming logics.

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

Complete tutorial to delete Yami Cat 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 Yami Cat Ransomware manually?

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

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

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