What is file-encoding malicious software

.DREAM Virus is is a file-encrypting type of malicious program. Bogus downloads and spam emails are the most likely way you got the threat. Ransomware is one of the most dangerous malware you could get because it encodes files, and asks that you pay to get them back. In some cases, malicious program analysts are able to create a free decryption key or if you have backup, you might get your files back from there. But otherwise, there is a high chance you will lose your files. Ransom payment does not mean you will get your files back so bear that in mind if you select to pay. Cyber crooks already locked your files, what is stopping them from becoming even more nasty by not unlocking your data after you pay. Instead of complying with the demands, you are recommended to delete .DREAM Virus from your OS.

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How does file-encoding malicious software behave

Be more vigilant about opening email attachments since that is the most probable way you might have acquired the infection. Malware authors add infected files to an email and send it to to a lot of users. The ransomware will be able to download onto the PC the moment you open the email attachment. Reckless or less informed users might be putting their operating systems in jeopardy by opening every single email attachment that lands in their inbox. You can generally differentiate a malicious email from a safe one quite easily, you simply need to familiarize yourself with the signs. Be particularly wary of senders pressing you into opening the attachment. Overall, be vary as any email attachment that lands in your inbox might contain ransomware. Another method to authorize the ransomware to contaminate is by downloading from not credible pages, which may be easily compromised. You should only download from official websites if you want to bypass file-encrypting malware.

Shortly upon entering, the file-encoding malicious software will start the file encoding procedure. It will target all crucial to you files, like images, documents and videos, so expect to not be able to open them. You will then see a ransom note, and it will clarify what has happened. Cyber criminals will threaten you that the only way to recover files is by giving them money. The biggest problem with criminals is that you have no way of foretelling how they will behave. This is why paying is tricky. You’re not guaranteed to receive a decryption utility even if you pay, so bear that in mind. There is a chance that by giving into their demands you will end up losing your money and not getting back your data. Having backup could have saved you from a lot of trouble, if you had it prior to encryption, you could just erase .DREAM Virus and recover data from there. We suggest that you terminate .DREAM Virus and instead of giving into the requests, you buy backup.

.DREAM Virus termination

If you want to be sure you securely and thoroughly abolish .DREAM Virus, anti-malware software will be needed. If you are an inexperienced user, manual .DREAM Virus removal may be too harm for you. We need to mention, however, that the security utility won’t decode your data, it will only terminate .DREAM Virus

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* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.


Learn how to remove .DREAM Virus from your computer

Step 1. Delete .DREAM Virus via Safe Mode with Networking

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

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

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

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

Step 2. Delete .DREAM Virus via System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart win7-restart How to delete .DREAM Virus.
  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 How to delete .DREAM Virus
  4. In Command Prompt, enter cd restore and press Enter.
  5. Then type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win7-command-prompt How to delete .DREAM Virus
  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 How to delete .DREAM Virus
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Command Prompt. win-10-startup How to delete .DREAM Virus
  3. In Command Prompt, enter cd restore and press Enter.
  4. Then type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win10-command-prompt How to delete .DREAM Virus
  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 How to delete .DREAM Virus
  3. If the program is able to recover the files, you should be able to get them back. data-recovery-pro-scan How to delete .DREAM Virus

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 How to delete .DREAM Virus
  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 How to delete .DREAM Virus