Guide to Remove CryptoWall Virus Safely

Posted by Britt Duncan - February 12, 2015

Cannot stop fake alert by CryptoWall? It locks up your files? Have trouble deleting it? This removal guide provides some removal tips.

Introduction to CryptoWall

CryptoWall is highly destructive ransom virus that tries to trick you into transferring money to unlock your files. Once this virus penetrates into your system, it will pop up a fake alert message saying that all your files and data in the PC has been locked up by it. What’s more, you need to pay a ransom so as to get access to files. Otherwise, all your files will be destroyed forever. The fake warning message has listed clearly how you can transfer money to certain account to recover the data. However, if you panic and fulfill its demand, remote hackers will get your money and vanish. As the so-called ransom is transferred electronically, you will not be able to know who receive the money and therefore cannot have it back. This is a malicious trick deployed by cyber criminals to extort money from you.

CryptoWall-ransomware

CryptoWall virus may enter your system if you download risky materials from untrustworthy websites. Also, if you receive emails from strangers, the attachments may contain a copy of this virus. Therefore, once you open that attachment, this virus gets activated quickly. Also, some malicious ads by Dollar Saver, Vosteran Search and Positive Finds may also spread executable files in the name of Adobe Flash Player update. Therefore, you have to be more attentive about fake update information as well. As this virus seeks to protect itself from antivirus programs, it injects its code into legit system folder as well. Thus, the system will be malfunction or unstable if it follows the wrong instructions. Therefore, to unlock your files and data, it will be better if you use the automatic tool available in the following to scan the whole system for malicious files and data and delete them with just a click.

Do or Don’t to Keep CryptoWall Virus Out :

1. Do keep all installed programs up-to-date to prevent loophole;
2. Do read terms and agreements before download and install free applications;
3. Do keep the installed security tools on and go for real-time protection;
4. Don’t acquire programs from unofficial websites or the ones with low credit;
5. Don’t open any suspicious links or unknown spam emails from strangers.

Note: The following removal needs certain computer skills. If you want to avoid any accident caused by wrong manual operation and save your time, It is recommended to use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to save your time and trouble.

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Manually Get Rid of CryptoWall Virus

It’s possible for people with certain computer skills to manually delete CryptoWall virus. If you are not sure how to do so, please do not take the risk to go through the manual steps.

Step 1: Restart your Windows and keep hitting F8 key.

Step 2: Move the arrow key to highlight Safe Mode with Networking and then press Enter.

Step 3: Login the infected account.

Step 4: Press Windows + R on the keyboard and open Registry Editor

Step 5: Find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\ and find shell on the right panel

Step 6: Right click it and change its value into Explorer.exe and then save the change

Step 7: Press Windows + R on the keyboard, run msconfig, click Startup tab and disable processes with random characters.

Step 8: Save the changes and restart your computer.

Video of How to Delete a Virus from Registry:

Please know that this virus is extremely dangerous and nasty, the above manual removal is ONLY recommended to people with sufficient computer know-how. If you remove the virus with no luck, it is recommended that you use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to help you save your time and hassle.

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Note: SpyHunter is a powerful anti-malware tool. Its malware scanner checks to see if your computer is infected with malware for free. If you want to remove the detected malware, you will need to purchase it. More information about the program can be found in SpyHunter review. If you do not want to use it, uninstall SpyHunter here.

Note: Four benefits you will get from Auto Virus Removal Tool:

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Download Automatic Virus Removal Tool Now
Note: SpyHunter is a powerful anti-malware tool. Its malware scanner checks to see if your computer is infected with malware for free. If you want to remove the detected malware, you will need to purchase it. More information about the program can be found in SpyHunter review. If you do not want to use it, uninstall SpyHunter here.



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