I am getting alerts from Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X which says that my personal files has been encrypted for security reasons and I need to pay some amount via Bitcoin to decrypt them. I can't understand why I am detecting such issues with my PC. Why should I need to pay for my own files? Who is conducting changes in my system settings? If you have idea about Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X then please share with me. I need to protect my system from such situations immediately, thank you so much in advance!
Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X is classified as ransom trojan which is capable to encrypt all the files and data of the users using strong algorithms. In fact, you will not be able to view your important documents. On accessing the files, Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X will show alerts saying all your files are encrypted. It asks the users to purchase the decryption key which is available on a private server. It convince the users to pay some amount of money via Bitcoin and claims to decrypt the files. But you must know that it is a trick used by the third parties to earn illegal profits. The shocking part is that even after paying the amount, it will not send any key but secretly collect your details which you type during the online transactions. So, if you have found Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X in your PC then try to remove it immediately from the system.
Presence of Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X will slow down the speed of all the functions of the system in which you will not be able to perform single task on time. In fact, it can also drop malicious codes or payloads in the registry editor to corrupt them gradually. Additionally, it is capable to perform changes in the default settings of the system including privacy or security settings. This threat occupies lots of space in the system memory and generates error messages when you will try to install new applications. Moreover, degradation in the running speed of the system is also possible if exists for long time. Therefore, if you have detected the symptoms of Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X in your system then remove it without making any delay.
Steps to Delete Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X
Step: 1 Restart your Windows PC in Safe Mode
Find the complete details on how to Reboot your PC in Safe Mode (if you are a novice, follow the above given instructions on how to boot up your PC in Safe mode irrespective of the Windows Version that is being used as Windows XP, 7, Win 8, 8.1 and Windows 10)
Step:2 Remove Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X Related Startup Items
Press Win + R together and Type “msconfig”.
Now press Enter Key or Select OK.
“Startup” option is to be selected on the Pop-up Window Tab
Now Search for Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X from Windows Registry
- Press Win + R in combination to Open Run Box, Type regedit on the search box and press enter.
- This will Open the registry entries.
- Find Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X related entries from the list and carefully delete it. However be careful and do not delete any other entries as this could severely damage the Windows Component.
Also, after completing the above steps, it is important to search for any folders and files that has been created by Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X
- Click on the Start Menu
- Go to Control Panel, and Search for folder Options
- Click on view hidden files and folders Options, For your convenience, we have included complete process on how to unhide files on all Windows Version. This will delete all the files and folders associated with Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X.
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