Oh, my dear. What is this? I just got a message from CoinVault when I turned on my computer this morning. I remembered everything was going right last night when I switched it off. I didn’t do anything wrong with it. The message alert claims that all my files are encrypted. I couldn’t believe what I have read. It is said if I want to decrypt all my files, I have to pay for the fine it asked within 24 hours. I was so frighten about this virus. What should I do now? Should I pay the amount of $300 to get my files decrypted? How do I remove this virus by manual? Any tips?
CoinVault Virus is classified as a dangerous ransomware virus which is created by cyber hackers to attack computer users system and then encrypt their files. This virus can be spread for a long time through the Internet. It is a vicious virus which may encrypt your files and block your computer as well once it got into your computer. It may display you a security alert about that if you want to decrypt or unblock your computer, you have to pay the $300 via its payment system within 24 hours. This encrypted virus has becomes a great threat to computers running with Windows system like Windows 7, XP, Vista and Windows 8and, Windows 8.1 and so on. After its installation, it can control your computer and then conduct lots of vicious actions on it. The most primary symptom of it is that each time you start your infected computer with the virus alert popping up on your screen automatically and stating that “Your personal files are encrypted!” To say it in details, this ransomware virus is produced to encrypt files on the targeted computer, including .odt, .ods, .odp, .odm, .odc, .odb, .doc, .docx, .docm, .wps, .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .xlk, .ppt, .pptx, .pptm, .mdb, .accdb, .pst, .dwg, .dxf, .dxg, .wpd, .rtf, .wb2, .mdf, .dbf, .psd, .pdd, .pdf, .eps, .ai, .indd, .cdr, .dng, .3fr, .arw, .srf, .sr2, .mp3, .bay, .crw, .cr2,.dcr, .kdc, .erf, .mef, .mrw, .nef, .nrw, .orf, .raf, .raw, .rwl, .rw2, .r3d, .ptx, .pef, .srw, .x3f, .lnk, .der, .cer, .crt, .pem, .pfx,.p12, .p7b, .p7c, .jpg, .png, .jfif, .jpeg, .gif, .bmp, .exif, .txt
Once your computer is infected by CoinVault Virus, all your files are encrypted immediately. It is said that you may not do anything on your infected computer unless you pay for the amount of money it asked. This malicious ransomware virus is usually distributed through malicious sites, fake downloads and drive-by downloads and spam email attachment so on. It is a risky virus which is utilized by cyber hackers to steal computer users’ confidential data and then swindle your money. Due to this malicious scam virus, you may find that your computer performance is decreased so severely. You can’t do your work with any files on your computer. You keep receiving the CoinVault alert pop-up again and again which is urging you to pay the decrypted money with its time displayed on the screen. Actually, even through you do pay for the money that your files are still encrypted by the virus. It is only a deception means used by cyber criminals to trick your money. Therefore, if this CoinVault Virus blocked your computer, you should remove this vicious virus immediately with technology skills in with manual removal methods as soon as possible.
Potential Dangers This Ransomware May Brings to Your Computer:
1.It can encrypt all files and won’t let you do open them
2.It tells you that you must pay for the decryption by using its certain payment system.
3.It can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
4.It can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive
5.It can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.
6.Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this CoinVault virus.
Note:Finding all or some of these symptoms on your computer, you should aware that your computer is infected by CoinVault Virus. Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
1. Access Safe Mode with Networking
Restart your computer, immediately, quickly and repeatedly hit F8 key before the Windows start-up screen shows. Select “Safe Mode with Networking”, and then press Enter key.
2. End the Virus Processes
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and end the virus processes in the Processes tab of Windows Task Manager.
Random.exe (The names of the virus processes may be different all the time)
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on the Folder Options link
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
4. Delete Virus Files
(1). Delete the related registry entries to this virus through Registry Edit
Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this virus.
5. Restart the Computer to Normal Mode after the Above Steps Are Done.
CoinVault Virus is a cunning and vicious Ransomware infection which has the ability to encrypt your files once it sneaked into your computer. This virus later may display an alert pop-up for tell you that your files are encrypted, if you want to decrypt your files, you need to pay $300 to the locker within the limited time it stated on the message. You may feel so scared about losing your data if you do not follow its instruction. However, it is useless for decrypting your files after you pay for the money. Otherwise, you may not use your computer normally as you may get the alert pop-up again and again when you start your computer. What’s more, it may destroy your security programs so that it is easily for other viruses getting into your computer without your knowledge. This ransomware virus is such tricky and risky virus which should be gotten rid of your computer without any delay once you found it.
Note: Manual removal is a skillful and risky job, if any mistakes are made in the process, you may damage your computer immediately. If you are not sure how to do, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online for help right now.
Published by & last updated on November 27, 2014 7:42 pm