Hey, there. My computer just detected a newly created virus which is named [email protected] Ransomware. I didn’t know how I got this virus on your computer. I just found by accident as I did a full scan on my computer due to it couldn’t work smoothly as before. Now I am struggling on how to get rid of this virus. I have tried kinds of ways. But none of them can work. What should I do? Can anyone help me remove this virus, please?
[email protected] Ransomware is recently created by cyber criminals. It is a kind of computer infection which is classified as Ransomware virus. This virus may disguise as a legit security application like Norton and AVG which has the ability to detect virus on your computer. Does it really have the ability to do this? Of cause not! The fact indicates that this is just a scam virus which conducts a fake scan of your computer and falsely claims that a number of files on your computer are infected with severe malware. Then it will report the fake information and give you a list about the threats on your computer (which don’t exist.) Then it will recommend you to download third-party application installations which are used to change your browser default settings. If you saw this virus, please do not believe it. If you installed it by accident, please get rid of it as soon as you can.
How does [email protected] Ransomware come into your computer without your attention? What will it do on your computer after its installation? Commonly, this ransomware may get into your computer with the help of the third party program such as attachments of spam emails, files sharing in network environment, peer to peer file sharing, visiting pornographic websites and etc. Once it got installation on your computer, it will display lots of pop-ups on your computer. So, your computer performance will be degraded so severely. The most importance is that it may pop up fake alters for defrauding money from you for reason of helping you getting rid of all threats on your computer. In addition, it will create lots of troubles for your computer such as disable Windows firewall, blocks security websites, allows cyber hackers to access confidential information such as credit card number, bank account login information and etc. Anyway, this ransomware is so malicious virus. It is highly suggested to eliminate it as soon as possible when you detected it on your computer.
1. Desktop background image and Browser homepage settings are changed. Google, Yahoo Searches are redirected.
2. It may slow down your computer considerably and you will feel like your computer is stuck. This includes opening programs, shutting down your computer, and slow Internet.
3. It is capable to corrupt your windows registry and uses it to deploy annoying pop up ads out of nowhere. You will get many unwanted pop-ups on your computer.
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 [email protected] Ransomware, professional manual guide is needed.
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.
[email protected] Ransomware 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：
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.
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:
b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:
[email protected] Ransomware is a pesky and risky scam virus which tricks you to download its applications and then reports you fake information. Fake alerts will be displayed everywhere on your computer with the purpose of defrauding money from you. Once installed, it has the ability to terminate legitimate antivirus, block access to helpful websites for self-protection and it mutate in the attached resources easily. Due to this virus, you may not visit safe websites normally as usual. But, you may be redirected to visit some malicious webpages which contain other infections like Trojans, spyware, adware and malware and so on. Once infected, this virus should be removed immediately. If you want to remove it quickly and completely, you are recommended to take manual removal to do so. Manual removal is the most effective way to remove this virus.
Published by & last updated on July 16, 2015 6:28 pm