About this infection

GusCrypter Ransomware file-encrypting malware, often known as ransomware, will encrypt your files. It really depends on which ransomware is accountable, but you may end up permanently losing access to your files. It is pretty easy to contaminate your device, which only adds to why it is so dangerous. People often get infected via means like spam emails, malicious advertisements or bogus downloads. After the encoding process is finished, it will demand that you pay a ransom for a for a method to decrypt data. You may be demanded to pay $50, or $1000, it all depends on which ransomware you have. No matter how much you’re requested to pay, we don’t recommend complying with the demands. File recovery isn’t necessarily guaranteed, even after paying, considering there is nothing preventing cyber crooks from just taking your money. We wouldn’t be surprised if you’re left with undecrypted data, and there would be many more like you. This could easily reoccur, so instead of paying, consider investing into backup. You will encounter different backup options but we’re certain you will be able to find one that is right for you. Simply delete GusCrypter Ransomware, and if you had backup before the infection, you may recover data from there. These threats are hiding everywhere, so you need to prepare yourself. To keep a system safe, one should always be ready to encounter potential malware, becoming familiar with their spread methods.

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How does data encrypting malware spread

Generally, ransomware is obtained when you open a corrupted email, tap on a malicious advertisement or download from untrustworthy sources. Occasionally, however, more elaborate methods may be used.

Since one of the ways you could have obtained the data encoding malicious program is via email attachments, try to recall if you have recently downloaded something weird from an email. All criminals spreading the data encoding malware have to do is add an infected file to an email, send it to hundreds of people, who infect their devices as soon as they open the attachment. Since those emails often use sensitive topics, like money, many users open them without even thinking about the results. Usage of basic greetings (Dear Customer/Member), prompts to open the attachment, and obvious mistakes in grammar are what you ought to look out for when dealing with emails with attached files. To explain, if someone whose attachment you ought to open sends you an email, they would use your name, not common greetings, and it would not end up in spam. It is also pretty evident that that criminals like to use big names such as Amazon, PayPal, etc so that users are less distrustful. It’s also possible that when visiting a questionable site, you pressed on some advert that was dangerous, or downloaded a file or software from some questionable source. Be very careful about what advertisements you click on, especially when on dubious sites. Avoid downloading from untrustworthy web pages, and stick to legitimate ones. Avoid downloading anything from ads, as they are not good sources. If a program was needed to be updated, you would be alerted through the program itself, not via your browser, and generally they update without your interference anyway.

What happened to your files?

What makes data encoding malicious software so dangerous is that it could encrypt your files and lead to you being permanently blocked from accessing them. And the encryption process is very fast, it is only a matter of minutes, if not seconds, for all your essential data to be locked. You will see a strange extension added to your files, which will help you identify the file encoding malicious program and see which files have been encoded. Strong encryption algorithms will be used to make your data inaccessible, which makes decoding files for free pretty difficult or even impossible. A ransom note will then be dropped, which should explain what has occurred. You will be offered a way to decode files using a decryption program which you can purchase from them, but that is not the suggested choice. Paying does not necessarily mean file decryption because there is nothing stopping crooks from just taking your money, leaving your files as they are. The money you provide them would also likely go towards financing future data encrypting malware or other malware projects. The easily made money is regularly attracting crooks to the business, which is thought to have made $1 billion in 2016. You may want to consider investing the money demanded into some kind of backup option. And if this kind of threat reoccurred again, your files would not be endangered as copies would be stored in backup. Uninstall GusCrypter Ransomware if you suspect it is still inhabiting your computer, instead of giving into demands. You can avoid these types of infections, if you know how they are distributed, so try to become familiar with its spread methods, in detail.

How to remove GusCrypter Ransomware

Keep in mind that anti-malware tool will be required to completely get rid of the file encrypting malware. If you are reading this, chances are, you are not the most tech-savvy person, which means you should not attempt to erase GusCrypter Ransomware manually. A wiser option would be using credible malicious software elimination software. Those programs are made to locate and delete GusCrypter Ransomware, as well as similar infections. Below this article, you will see instructions to assist you, if you run into some kind of issue. Sadly, the malware removal program will simply erase the threat, it will not recover your data. However, free decryption utilities are released by malware researchers, if the file encoding malware is decryptable.

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Learn how to remove GusCrypter Ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Delete GusCrypter Ransomware via Safe Mode with Networking

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart. win7-restart Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  2. When it is restarting, start pressing F8 until Advanced Boot Options appear.
  3. Go down to Safe Mode with Networking. win7-safe-mode Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  4. Once your computer loads, open your browser and download anti-malware software.
  5. Use it to delete GusCrypter Ransomware.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Click the power button from the Start menu, hold the key Shift and press Restart. win10-restart Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Startup settings. win-10-startup Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  3. Go down to Enable Safe Mode and press Restart. win10-safe-mode Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  4. Once your browser loads, open your browser and download anti-malware software.
  5. Use it to delete GusCrypter Ransomware.

Step 2. Delete GusCrypter Ransomware via System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart win7-restart Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware.
  2. When it is restarting, start pressing F8 until Advanced Boot Options appear.
  3. Go down to Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win7-safe-mode Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  4. In Command Prompt, enter cd restore and press Enter.
  5. Then type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win7-command-prompt Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  6. In the System Restore window that appears, click Next, select restore point, and press Next again.
  7. Press Yes.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Click the power button from the Start menu, hold the key Shift and press Restart. win10-restart Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Command Prompt. win-10-startup Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  3. In Command Prompt, enter cd restore and press Enter.
  4. Then type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win10-command-prompt Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  5. In the System Restore window that appears, click Next, select restore point, and press Next again.
  6. Press Yes.

Step 3. Recover your data

If ransomware has encrypted your files, it may be possible to recover them using one of the below mentioned methods. However, they will not always work, and the best way to ensure you do not lose your files is to have backup.

a) Method 1. Recover files via Data Recovery Pro

  1. Download Data Recovery Pro.
  2. Once it's installed, launch it and start a scan. data-recovery-pro Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  3. If the program is able to recover the files, you should be able to get them back. data-recovery-pro-scan Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware

b) Method 2. Recover files via Windows Previous Versions

If System Restore was enabled before you lost access to your files, you should be able to recover them via Windows Previous Versions.
  1. Find and right-click on the file you want to recover.
  2. Press Properties and then Previous Versions. win-previous-version Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware
  3. Select the version and press Restore.

c) Method 3. Recover files via Shadow Explorer

If the ransomware did not delete Shadow Copies of your files, you should be able to recover them via Shadow Explorer.
  1. Download Shadow Explorer from shadowexplorer.com.
  2. After you install it, open it.
  3. Select the disk with the encrypted files, choose a date.
  4. If folders that you want to recover appear, press Export. shadowexplorer Get rid of GusCrypter Ransomware