What Is CryptoLocker ransomware? Is It Dangerous?
CryptoLocker ransomware recently has invaded thousands of computer users worldwide. Once infected, your files including MS office, photoes, music or PDF files will be encrypted on the computer. Many victimized computer users would not like to lose their important files, therefore, they would be asked for the fine of $300 to get the private key and a public key which has been created on the system. Only the computer users get the both valid combination of public and private key that the encrypted files can be decrypted.
Why it is so hard to decrypt the files? Because the CryptoLocker maker uses the complex encryption, so far there are few people can decrypt the files. Many people would like to pay for the fine rather than losing their precious files like families photos, work files and so on. Tee Support labs suggest regular backup on your computer. In order to help victimized computer users to get rid of the notorious CryptoLocker malware,you can read the rest of the post to help you restore the files which are infected by CryptoLocker.
Note: in order to avoid more and more files to be encrypted and it can bypass the security program. If you keep it longer, you have no way to decrypt it but to delete instead. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Tee Support 24/7 online agent for live help to protect your precious files.
Easy Way to Get Rid of CryptoLocker
Firstly, please restart your computer and before Windows interface loads, hit F8 key repeatedly. Choose “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key. System will load files and then get to the desktop in needed option.
Secondly, you can follow these steps to get rid of CRYPTOLOCKER manually: it’s to end virus related processes, search and remove all other relevant files and registry entries. Follow the removal guides below to start.
Step one: Launch Windows Task Manager by pressing keys Ctrl+Alt+Del or Ctrl+Shift+Esc, search for CRYPTOLOCKER processes and right-click to end them.
Step two: Open Control Panel in Start menu and search for Folder Options. When you’re in Folder Options window, please click on its View tab, check Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.
Step three: Click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete these files created by CRYPTOLOCKER:
Step four: Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys, type regedit in Run box and click “OK” to proceed. When Registry Editor is open, search and get rid of the following registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
Thirdly, reboot the computer normally to check whether the virus is completely removed or not.
Note: it is not a wise option to live with CryptoLocker, if you have difficulties in removing CryptoLocker, please feel free to contact Tee Support 24/7 online agent for help.