What is file-encoding malicious software

Rapid ransomware is file-encrypting ransomware. File-encrypting malicious software generally uses spam emails and fake malicious to infiltrate, and it is highly possible that this one uses the same methods. Ransomware is regarded as one of the most harmful malware you could get as it encodes files, and demands for money in exchange for getting them back. If file-encoding malware specialists are able to crack the ransomware, they can release a free decoding tool, or if you have backup, you could easily restore your files. But otherwise, there is a high possibility you will lose your files. Paying the ransom won’t necessarily result in data decryption so bear that in mind if you opt to pay. You are dealing with hackers who might not feel compelled to aid you with anything. The choice of whether to pay or not is up to you but we encourage you erase Rapid ransomware instead.

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How does the ransomware affect the machine

Ransomware implements a very simple way to distribute its malevolence and that for the most part is spam email. Adding an infected file to an email and sending it to hundreds or even thousands of users is all that has to be done by malware creators in order to infect. The ransomware will be able to download onto the PC as soon as the email attachment is opened. If you open all emails and attachments you get, you might be jeopardizing your system. Learn how to tell apart safe and infection-bearing emails, look for grammatical mistakes and Dear Customer, used instead of your name. A huge red flag is the sender pressing you to open the file adjoined to the email. In general, be careful because any email attachment you receive may be malware. Another method to get infected with ransomware is by downloading from non-legitimate portals, which may be easily compromised. Bypass dubious web pages and trust only legitimate ones, so as to dodge a ransomware risk.

What the ransomware will do is, it will use complex encoding algorithms to lock your files so that you can no longer access them. The file-encrypting malicious software will target your most crucial files, such as images, videos and documents, so that you’re more willing to pay. You will then see a ransom note, which will reveal what has occurred. In exchange for data recovery, you are asked to pay. Cyber crooks’ actions is erratic for that reason dealing with them might become very annoying. This is why, paying isn’t a good idea. Keep in mind that even after payment, the decoding utility can not be necessarily sent to you. Don’t rely on hackers to provide you a decryption program, they might just take your money. If backup is something you have, you can just terminate Rapid ransomware and then recover the data. We advise that you erase Rapid ransomware and instead of paying the ransom, you invest that money into backup.

Rapid ransomware termination

If you want to safely abolish Rapid ransomware, you will need to acquire anti-malware software. By hand Rapid ransomware uninstallation is very difficult and if you don’t know what you are doing, you may end up endangering your system further. Anti-malware software is created to remove Rapid ransomware and similar contaminations, it won’t recover your data

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Learn how to remove Rapid ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Delete Rapid ransomware via Safe Mode with Networking

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart. win7-restart How to delete Rapid 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 How to delete Rapid ransomware
  4. Once your computer loads, open your browser and download anti-malware software.
  5. Use it to delete Rapid ransomware.

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 Rapid ransomware
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Startup settings. win-10-startup How to delete Rapid ransomware
  3. Go down to Enable Safe Mode and press Restart. win10-safe-mode How to delete Rapid ransomware
  4. Once your browser loads, open your browser and download anti-malware software.
  5. Use it to delete Rapid ransomware.

Step 2. Delete Rapid ransomware via System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart win7-restart How to delete Rapid 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 How to delete Rapid ransomware
  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 Rapid 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 How to delete Rapid ransomware
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Command Prompt. win-10-startup How to delete Rapid ransomware
  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 Rapid 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 How to delete Rapid ransomware
  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 Rapid 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 How to delete Rapid 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 How to delete Rapid ransomware