Monday, December 22, 2014

Remove KeyHolder Permanently and Safely

What is KeyHolder?

Did you files encrypted by KeyHolder? What is it? It is classified as a ransomware which can target all the windows based system like Windows Xp/Vista/7/8. Many users can receive the pop-up message like below:

All files including videos, photos and documents on your computer are encrypted.
Files decryption cost ~$500.
We remind you that the sooner you do, the more chances are left to recover the files.

To get your files decrypted, we have to get public and private key, however, cyber criminals will ask you to pay for certain money.

Before you pay for the ransom, we suggest contacting your bank. If you choose you to paid with your credit card, it is capable to block the transaction and return your money. But you must know that paying the ransom will not always lead to get your files decrypted.

How KeyHolder ransom spread itself?

1.Clicking malicious pop up ads or spam email attachments.
2.Visiting questionable sites like porn sites will make your computer vulnerable for computer threats.
3.Using infected external hard drive, which will directly give the permission to get infection come into your computer.
4.Sharing malicious files with other users online can also be the way to get infected by KeyHolder.

Solution one:Easy Way to Get Rid of KeyHolder Step by Step

Before performing the manual removal of KeyHolder, reboot your computer and before Windows interface loads, press F8 key constantly. Choose “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key. System will load files and then get to the desktop in needed option.

1. Launch the Task Manager by pressing keys Ctrl+Alt+Del or Ctrl+Shift+Esc at the same time, search for KeyHolder processes and right-click to end them.

2. 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.

3. Tap Windows+R keys together to pop up the Run box, type in regedit and hit OK to open Registry Editor; then find out the following KeyHolder registry entries and delete:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe

4. 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_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe

5. reboot the computer normally to check whether the virus is completely removed or not.

Solution two: Get rid of KeyHolder by automatic scan of SpyHunter removal tool

SpyHunter is a powerful, real-time anti-spyware application that designed to help computer users to clean up the infections like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. It is important to note that SpyHunter removal tool works well and should run alongside existing security programs without any conflicts.

Step one: Click the icon to download SpyHunter removal tool
Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter removal tool


Step two: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC

Step three: Select the detected malicious files after your scanning and click “Remove” button to clean up all viruses.

Note:If you are not a computer geek and it will be risky to perform manual removal on your own. if you have problems on getting rid of this, you are welcome to download Spyhunter automatic removal tool to get rid of KeyHolder immediately!

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