What is ransomware

Ransom102 Ransomware ransomware is a file-encrypting malicious software infection that can do a lot of harm. Ransomware infections should be taken seriously, as they might lead to file loss. What is worse is that it’s very easy to infect your system. Infection most often happens through spam email attachments, infected advertisements or bogus downloads. After data is successfully encoded, it will ask you to pay a ransom for a decryptor. The money you are requested to pay will likely differ depending on the type of ransomware you have, but should range from $50 to a couple of thousands of dollars. Giving into the demands is not something we suggest doing, so think through all scenarios. Crooks won’t feel obligated to assist you in recovering your data, so you could just end up wasting your money. You can definitely encounter accounts of people not being able to decrypt files after payment, and that is not really surprising. It would be better to invest the money into backup, instead. You will be presented with many different options, but it should not be hard to pick the best option for you. Erase Ransom102 Ransomware and then recover data if you had backup prior to infecting your system. This isn’t likely to be the last time malicious program will infect your device, so you need to prepare. To guard a computer, one must always be ready to encounter possible malware, becoming familiar with their spread methods.

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Data encrypting malicious program spread ways

Normally, the majority of data encrypting malware prefer to use infected email attachments and ads, and false downloads to corrupt systems, although you could definitely find exceptions. Only seldom does file encrypting malware use more elaborate methods.

Recall if you have recently opened a strange email attachment. You open the email, download and open the attachment and the ransomware is now able to begin the encoding process. Those emails could appear important, usually talking about money or something related, which is why users may open them without considering the danger of doing so. The use of basic greetings (Dear Customer/Member), prompts to open the attachment, and evident mistakes in grammar are what you should look out for when dealing with emails with added files. A sender whose email you should certainly open would use your name instead of the common greeting. Don’t be shocked to see names such as Amazon or PayPal used, because when people notice a familiar name, they are more likely to let down their guard. It is also possible that you clicked on some dangerous advertisement when on a suspicious website, or downloaded something from an unreliable page. Some adverts may be infected, so avoid pressing on them when on suspicious reputation websites. Avoid unreliable pages for downloading, and stick to legitimate ones. You ought to never get anything, whether it is software or updates, from advertisements or pop-ups. Applications usually update automatically, but if manual update was needed, you would be alerted via the application, not the browser.

What happened to your files?

The reason ransomware is classified as very dangerous is due to its ability to encrypt your data and lead to you being permanently blocked from accessing them. The ransomware has a list of target files, and their encryption will take a very short time. Weird file extensions will appear attached to all affected files, and they’ll commonly indicate the name of ransomware. Ransomware will use strong encryption algorithms, which aren’t always possible to break. When all target files have been locked, a ransom note ought to appear, with information about what you ought to do next. You will be offered a decoding tool but paying for it would not necessarily be the best idea. By paying, you would be trusting cyber crooks, the very people to blame for your file encryption. Additionally, you’d be providing financial support for the future activities of these hackers. And, people will increasingly become attracted to the already very profitable business, which allegedly made $1 billion in 2016 alone. We would recommend investing in a backup option, which would store copies of your files in case something happened to the original. In case of a similar situation again, you could just ignore it without worrying about losing your data. If giving into the demands is not something you have decided to do, proceed to eliminate Ransom102 Ransomware if it is still on your system. If you become familiar with how these threats spread, you should be able to dodge them in the future.

Ways to delete Ransom102 Ransomware

You’re highly suggested to acquire anti-malware program to get rid of this infection. If you try to manually remove Ransom102 Ransomware, you might accidentally end up harming your system, so doing everything yourself isn’t recommended. It would be a wiser idea to use valid removal software because you wouldn’t be risking harming your system. Those programs are developed to detect and remove Ransom102 Ransomware, as well as all other possible threats. You will find instructions, if you are unsure about how to proceed. Sadly, those tools can’t help you decrypt your data, they will merely erase the threat. However, if the ransomware is decryptable, malware researchers might release a free decryptor.

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Learn how to remove Ransom102 Ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Delete Ransom102 Ransomware via Safe Mode with Networking

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart. win7-restart How to get rid of Ransom102 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 get rid of Ransom102 Ransomware
  4. Once your computer loads, open your browser and download anti-malware software.
  5. Use it to delete Ransom102 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 get rid of Ransom102 Ransomware
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Startup settings. win-10-startup How to get rid of Ransom102 Ransomware
  3. Go down to Enable Safe Mode and press Restart. win10-safe-mode How to get rid of Ransom102 Ransomware
  4. Once your browser loads, open your browser and download anti-malware software.
  5. Use it to delete Ransom102 Ransomware.

Step 2. Delete Ransom102 Ransomware via System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart win7-restart How to get rid of Ransom102 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 get rid of Ransom102 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 get rid of Ransom102 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 get rid of Ransom102 Ransomware
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Command Prompt. win-10-startup How to get rid of Ransom102 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 get rid of Ransom102 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 get rid of Ransom102 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 get rid of Ransom102 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 get rid of Ransom102 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 get rid of Ransom102 Ransomware