How to Get Rid of Locker v2.7

Locker v2.7 is holding files for Ransom and nothing seem to work right for me. I am unable to access them and worried that encrypted files do not get deleted permanently. Amid confusion whether I need to pay the ransom to hackers for getting my files unlocked.

Locker v2.7

Locker v2.7 is another variant of Locker ransomware that has been created recently. It is mostly prevalent in countries like US and UK. Once it attacks the PC, it goes on encrypting all the files whether its videos, images, documents as well as audio files. Locker v2.7 Ransomware claims that the files have been locked on pretext that it infringed the laws and is violation of the laws. Therefore the users are liable for fine which need to be paid soon. Failing to do so will invite all sorts of trouble further. It also quotes the name of some Govt. agencies that would be involved for liable punitive action. This is the reason why many of the users prefer to pay out the ransom to hackers as they get scared.

Locker v2.7 includes a note along with the encrypted files seeking a ransom of $ 500 within stipulated time period of 48 hours. The payment is to be made using MoneyPak payment system. However, we would like to make it clear that this is only scare tactics and one should avoid paying the fine to hackers. What if suppose you make the payment and even then also the files do not get decrypted. So it is advised to follow the guide to remove Locker v2.7 ransomware from compromised PC instead. 


How To Remove Locker v2.7 Virus Manually

Step 1 : Restart your computer in safe with networking

  • Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 key continuously.


  • You will find the Advance Boot Option on your computer screen.

Safe mode

  • Select Safe Mode With Networking Option by using arrow keys.

Safe mode

  • Login your computer with Administrator account.

Step 2 : Step all Locker v2.7 related process

  • Press the Windows+R buttons together to open Run Box.


  • Type “taskmgr” and Click OK or Hit Enter button.

Type taskmgr in run box

  • Now go to the Process tab and find out Locker v2.7 related process.

End process

  • Click on End Process button to stop that running process.

Step 3 : Restore Your Windows PC To Factory Settings

System Restore Windows XP

  • Log on to Windows as Administrator.
  • Click Start > All Programs > Accessories.


  • Find System Tools and click System Restore.


  • Select Restore my computer to an earlier time and click Next.


  • Choose a restore point when system was not infected and click Next.

System Restore Windows 7/Vista

  • Go to Start menu and find Restore in the Search box.

system restore

  • Now select the System Restore option from search results.
  • From the System Restore window, click the Next button.


  • Now select a restore points when your PC was not infected.


  • Click Next and follow the instructions.

System Restore Windows 8

  • Go to the search box and type Control Panel.


  • Select Control Panel and open Recovery Option.


  • Now Select Open System Restore option.


  • Find out any recent restore point when your PC was not infected.


  • Click Next and follow the instructions.

System Restore Windows 10

  • Right click the Start menu and select Control Panel.


  • Open Control Panel and Find out the Recovery option.


  • Select Recovery > Open System Restore > Next.


  • Choose a restore point before infection Next > Finish.


Hope these manual steps help you successfully remove the Locker v2.7 infection from your computer. If you have performed all the above manual steps and still can’t access your files or cannot remove this nasty ransomware infection from your computer then you should choose a powerful malware removal tool. You can easily remove this harmful virus from your computer by using third party tool. It is the best and the most easy way to get rid of this infection.


If you have any further question regarding this threat or its removal then you can directly ask your question from our experts. A panel of highly experienced and qualified tech support experts are waiting to help you.