“All my files on Windows computer has been encrypted with a “.ezz” File Extension. After a lot of attempts to get back access of my files, now I have discussed my problem here with hope for an effective solution. I am finding a .html file in every folder on my hard disk which runs with my web browser and the web page contains instruction to recover my files. It says to pay an amount to get a key which will unlock my files. How can I get rid of .ezz File Extension on my computer without paying the amount.”
If you have encrypted files with .ezz File Extension and you want to remove .ezz File Extension without paying then it is a positive approach. Your files have been encrypted by a ransomware which is developed by cyber criminals and fulfill their ransom demand promote them and in-craze them to develop more nasty malware and viruses. .ezz File Extension Ransomware is just like other malware and it utilizes same methods to sneak into any online computer. It can enter inside your computer with bundled freeware or shareware. If you have downloaded free of cost programs which contains additional programs then it might possible that it contains .ezz File Extension Ransomware program. Another most used distribution method is email spoofing. If you have received junk or Spam email which also contains attachment file then it may be a installer file of this ransomware program. So when you click on such attachment file with Spam email then a quick installation take place and activate this ransomware on your computer with any further permission of acknowledgement of user.
.ezz File Extension Ransomware may also get into your computer with other tactics and deceptive installation methods such as use of hacked websites, corrupted links, infected external media, unsafe peer to peer networking etc. However, after a successful activation on your computer, .ezz File Extension Ransomware encrypt all your personal files which are not more than 40 MB by the use of RSA-2048 encryption algorithm with public and private keys. It is a very strong encryption algorithm which can encrypt all type of user's files so the Windows computer and software programs does not recognize the format and fail to view files. It also create a ransom note “restore_files” in the form of .html or .txt file. These files contains set of instructions for victims. It suggests to follow all instruction in time and pay the demanded amount in bitcoins. .ezz File Extension Ransomware note also scare users that they can't access their files without private keys which is saved on a remote server but after a fixed time the server will automatically delete the key and in that condition user will lose their files forever. No need to afraid, if you have also encrypted files then you should follow steps to remove .ezz File Extension Ransomware from your computer instead of paying ransom.
What To Do If Your PC Get Infected By .ezz File Extension Ransomware
The ransomware infection has been mainly designed with the purpose to scare users and trick their money. It take your files on hostage and demand ransom to return your important data. But now the question is what you can do when your system got infected by .ezz File Extension Ransomware virus? Here are some option that you can use to get rid of this nasty infection.
Don’t Panic – Well the first thing is Don’t panic and then completely check out your system for any working files. If you got any working files then copy it to USB drive.
Pay Ransom – Other option is you can pay the ransom and wait to get your files back. (really a bad option)
Use Backup – Clean you entire system files, remove the infection completely from your PC and restore your files with any backup.
Remove Infection – You can also delete .ezz File Extension Ransomware virus using malware removal tool and remove all the infected files. You can later recover all your data by using any data recovery tool. (In case you don’t have backup of your files.) – Recommended Method.
Reinstall Windows – The last option is reinstall your Windows OS. It will completely remove all your data as well as infection. You will get a completely new infection free PC.
How To Remove .ezz File Extension Ransomware Virus From Your PC
Step 1 – Boot your computer in Safe mode.
Step 2 – Remove the infected registry entry files.
- Click Windows Flag and R button together.
- Type “regedit” and click OK button
- Find and delete following entries.
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”
HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\Classes\[.ezz File Extension Ransomware]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[.ezz File Extension Ransomware]
Step 3 – Remove From msconfig
- Click Windows + R buttons simultaneously.
- Type msconfig and press Enter
- Go to Startup tab and uncheck all entries from unknown manufacturer.
Step 4 – Restart your computer normally.
Check your computer now. If the virus has gone then you can start using your computer. If the infection still remains then head to the next step.
Step 5 – System Restore
- Insert Windows installation disk to CD drive and restart your PC.
- While system startup, keep pressing F8 or F12 key to get boot options.
- Now select the boot from CD drive option to start your computer.
- Then after you will get the System Recovery Option on your screen.
- Select the System Restore option from the list.
- Choose a nearest system restore point when your PC was not infected.
- Now follow the option on your screen to Restore your computer.
If the above manual methods didn’t removed .ezz File Extension Ransomware virus then you have only option to remove infection using a malware removal tool. It is last and the only option that can easily and safely remove this nasty threat from your computer.
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