Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K Removal Guide

Is your computer infected with Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K virus? Have you tried a lot of ways to remove it but this Trojan virus still keeps coming back? How does it come to your computer? Now many victims who have this virus will find that computer locked up by a fake police warning saying they have violated laws and need to pay a fine to unlock the computer. If you are suffering the same issue, please don’t pay anything to this scam. Follow the manual removal guide to clean up your computer now.

Learn More About Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K

Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K is classified as Trojan virus that can pass through your security program to damage your system, and even block up your computer with a fake police warning like “Your computer has been blocked up for safety reason”. This is a deceitful virus associated with ransomware like FBI Moneypak virus, Metropolitan Police Virus, AFP Ukash virus and other malware. Thus, after your computer is attacked, it may be locked up immediately so you cannot do anything on it. It will display an alert stating that your computer has been blocked up for safety reasons such as viewing or storing prohibited pornographic content (child porn, zoophillia) and you have to pay a fine within 48 hours. But don’t be scared because this is not a real warning from the government or police. Instead, it is created by the remote hackers who aim at stealing your money from the non-existent fine you have paid. Don’t rush to pay the ransom even though the ransomware page seems legitimate. This Trojan is known to attack computers running with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 (8.1). It is very annoying and disturbing so it has to be removed as soon as possible.

Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K usually penetrates into a computer by visiting porno sites, clicking malicious links or even downloading illegal contents. As soon as it stays in your computer, it can damage your system notably. To be more specific, it can slow down your PC performance and probably change your browser settings and other critical settings without your approval. Therefore, you will find that the programs you try to open are not responding all the times. And your homepage or default search engine has been changed to a page that you have never seen before. This Trojan also can steal your information and damage your files.  It is capable of infecting other originally good documents, deleting some necessary files of your system or some other programs by penetrating into the registry files. This will lead you into a frustrating situation. Generally your computer should be fine if you are warned that your computer is attacked by the virus and your anti-virus is able to block it. However, if the infection constantly pops up, your computer might be seriously infected. Most antivirus programs can’t block Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K virus so that every time you believe the virus has been removed, it comes back the next time. This virus can create a backdoor and connect to a remote server in the background, allowing a remote attacker to control the computer. Thus, your personal information and privacy could be leaked out. So you must get rid of Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K manually once upon detection.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this nasty Trojan, please live chat with YooCare experts now.

Infected Symptoms Are Listed Below:

It can bypass the legit security tools and destroy your computer secretly.
It prevents you from opening some application because the files are corrupted.
It can make your browser redirected to all kinds of malicious websites.
It is able to allow remote hacker access the compromised system for illicit purpose.

How Does This Virus Get On Your Computer?

From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious pop-ups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.

Note: No matter how the virus accesses your PC, users should know that there are no tools can remove this pesky Trojan automatically at this moment, it is suggested users not spend much time in downloading or paying any security software which claims can delete this stubborn virus. It is totally useless. To completely get rid of Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K, professional manual guide is needed.

About Trojan Virus Removal:

Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.

1. End the malicious process from Task Manager.

Once Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K virus is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying system resources and then end it immediately.

(The name of the virus process can be random.)

Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window:

task manager

2. Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.

Click the View tab.

Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

Folder Options

3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

a. Press Windows key + R to open Run box. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.


Then a Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:

registry editor

b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Temp

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K can escape from scanning of anti-virus software, which means that it cannot be removed easily. Also if the virus is activated, it could block your computer and prevent you from doing anything on your computer. It is a destructive virus that can not only damage your system, but also can take over your whole PC. It should be removed completely to avoid a terrible situation because this virus owns both Trojan capability that steals your information like account’s number and password and ransomware capability. It keeps disturbing you by redirecting you to some false pages whenever you are surfing the Internet or locking your computer fully and then asking you to pay a certain amount of money to unlock the computer. In a word, Trojan.Ransomcrypt.K needs to be removed manually as quickly as possible.

Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on September 3, 2014 3:27 pm, last updated on September 22, 2014 10:05 am

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