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5/26/15

How to Remove Locker V2.26 Ransomware - Best Way to Delete Locker V2.26 Virus

Complainer:
I have this Locker V2.26 claiming to have encrypted the files on my computer. It is counting down 72 hours unless I pay 0.1 Bitcoin then it says that my files will be forever encrypted. However, I can still open and read these files, so I am a little confused to say the least. Shouldn't these files be 'locked' and not viewable? I can open them as usual - seems strange to me. I was wondering if this is a kind of double-bluff? Anyway , I'm posting my logs and hoping that someone here can help me out somehow.

I've just scrolled through most of the infected folders and some, but by no means the majority, of my jpegs seem to be unavailable and encrypted - seems totally random though.


Yes, from the above description, we can know that the PC may have been infected by ransomware Locker V2.26 which is able to attack target machine without users approval. To begin with, it will encrypt users critical files and they will never be recovered. But it won't encrypt all of the files. So users can still use other files. But as time goes by, more and more files will be encrypted especially your fatal system files. At that time, your PC will be under the control of web crooks. It states that if you pay bitcon, it will decrypt files for you. Actually, it doesn't has the capability to do that. You will never get your encrypted files back. The only aim of Locker V2.26 is to theaten users and get profits from them. What they need to do is to get rid of Locker V2.26 quickly and completely from their PCs.

How to Remove / Uninstall Locker V2.26

Method one: manually remove Locker V2.26 from the infected computer.


In case any mistake might occur and cause accidental damages during the virus removal, please spend some time in making a backup beforehand. Then follow these steps given as below.

1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop Locker V2.26
 processes in the Windows Task Manager.



2. Find out the following files relative to Locker V2.26
 and then delete them all.

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random
3. Search the following registry entries in your Registry Editor and then remove all of them.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"


4. Restart your computer and check the effect.


Method two: Automatically get rid of Locker V2.26  

Step One: Install SpyHunter

1) Download SpyHunter here or click the below button to download the file.

http://www.onlinepcsavior.com/mld/spyhunter.php


2) Double click on SpyHunter-Installer.exe to install the program.



3) After the installation, click Finish.


Step Two: Fix all the detected threats with SpyHunter

1) Open SpyHunter and click Scan Computer Now to allow the program to start a scan on your computer.


2) SpyHunter will now start scanning your computer as shown below.



3) When the scan is completed, all the threats in your computer are successfully detected. Click Select All and then click Remove button to uninstall it.




Step Three: Optimize Your PC

If you want to speed up the performance of your computer, remove your privacy items produced by online searches, delete junk files and uninstall malware, you are advised to have a reliable optimizer such as TuneUp Utilities, Advanced SystemCare, RegCure Pro and 360Amigo System Speedup. Here takes RegCure Pro as an example.
1) Download RegCure Pro here or click the below button to download the file.


http://www.onlinepcsavior.com/mld/regcure.php

2) Run the RegCureProSetup Application and click the Yes button to install the program step by step.


3) When the program is successfully installed, double click on its desktop shortcut to open it. On the Overview tab, check all the scan settings and then click on the Click to Start Scan button to run a system scan on your computer. The first system scan will take some time, please be patient.



The screenshot of the system scan progress is shown below.



4) When the system scan is done, click on Fix All button to completely remove all the performance problems in your computer.


Reminder: SpyHunter is a legitimate and effective antivirus program that can give your PC real-time protection. You can download SpyHunter here and run a scan on your computer after its installation is complete. RegCurePro is professional in optimizing your system so that you can study,work or enjoy yourself on the computer without any interruption.