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What can be said about file-encrypting malware

KillDisk-Dimens ransomware might be the file-encoding malware that encoded your files. Commonly, ransomware uses spam emails and bogus downloads to spread itself, and one of the two most likely triggered the infection on your system. Ransomware will lock your files as soon as it infects your PC and ask for money, which is why it’s believed to be one of the most harmful threats out there. If ransomware specialists manage to crack the file-encoding malware, they could develop a free decryption tool, or if you have backup, you could easily recover your files. But otherwise, there is little chance you will restore your files. By paying the ransom, you might not necessarily recover your files so keep that in mind if you’re considering paying. There are many of cases when ransomware creators just take the money and leave the files as they are, locked. We would advise that you remove KillDisk-Dimens ransomware instead of complying with the demands.

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What does file-encoding malicious software do

Be more cautious about opening files attached to emails as that’s how you must have gotten the infection. Attaching a contaminated file to an email and sending it to many users is all that needs to be done by malware developers in order to infect. As soon as you open the email attachment, the file-encoding malware will download onto the system. This is why opening every single email attachment that lands in your inbox is rather dangerous. You must learn the signs of a malicious email, otherwise you will end up with a dangerous one eventually. No matter how real the email can look, be vary of senders who press you to download the attachment. We suggest you always ensure the attachments are safe before you open them if you wish to avoid damaging programs. Another method to authorize the file-encoding malicious software to enter is by downloading from non-legitimate sites, which might be compromised without difficulty. If you want safe, file-encrypting malware-free software, only download from trustworthy websites.

File encryption will begin the minute the ransomware infects your computer. All your vital files will be encrypted, such as images, videos and documents. You will then notice a ransom note, and it will clarify what is going on. The note will claim that you need to pay in order to recover your files. However, you are doing business with hackers, don’t forget that. This is why we do not recommend giving them money. There are no promises that by paying you will receive the decryption application. Don’t think that just taking your money and not giving you anything in return is beneath them. Having backup may have saved you from a lot of anxiety, if you had it prior to encryption, you could just terminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware and recover data from there. Instead of giving into the requests, purchase trustworthy backup and uninstall KillDisk-Dimens ransomware.

KillDisk-Dimens ransomware termination

If you wish to safely abolish KillDisk-Dimens ransomware, professional malware removal software will be needed. Manual KillDisk-Dimens ransomware removal is quite complex so if you are inexperienced, you may end up harming your OS further. Professional malware removal software is developed to uninstall KillDisk-Dimens ransomware and similar contaminations, it will not restore your data

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Learn how to remove KillDisk-Dimens ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Remove KillDisk-Dimens ransomware using Safe Mode with Networking.

a) Step 1. Access Safe Mode with Networking.

For Windows 7/Vista/XP
  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart → OK. win-xp-restart Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  2. Press and keep pressing F8 until Advanced Boot Options appears.
  3. Choose Safe Mode with Networking win-xp-safe-mode Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
For Windows 8/10 users
  1. Press the power button that appears at the Windows login screen. Press and hold Shift. Click Restart. win-10-restart Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings → Restart. win-10-options Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  3. Choose Enable Safe Mode with Networking. win-10-boot-menu Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware

b) Step 2. Remove KillDisk-Dimens ransomware.

You will now need to open your browser and download some kind of anti-malware software. Choose a trustworthy one, install it and have it scan your computer for malicious threats. When the ransomware is found, remove it. If, for some reason, you can't access Safe Mode with Networking, go with another option.

Step 2. Remove KillDisk-Dimens ransomware using System Restore

a) Step 1. Access Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

For Windows 7/Vista/XP
  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart → OK. win-xp-restart Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  2. Press and keep pressing F8 until Advanced Boot Options appears.
  3. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win-xp-safe-mode Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
For Windows 8/10 users
  1. Press the power button that appears at the Windows login screen. Press and hold Shift. Click Restart. win-10-restart Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings → Restart. win-10-options Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  3. Choose Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win-10-boot-menu Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware

b) Step 2. Restore files and settings.

  1. You will need to type in cd restore in the window that appears. Press Enter.
  2. Type in rstrui.exe and again, press Enter. command-promt-restore Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  3. A window will pop-up and you should press Next. Choose a restore point and press Next again. windows-restore-point Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  4. Press Yes.
While this should have taken care of the ransomware, you might want to download anti-malware just to be sure no other threats are lurking.  

Step 3. Recover your data

While backup is essential, there is still quite a few users who do not have it. If you are one of them, you can try the below provided methods and you just might be able to recover files.

a) Using Data Recovery Pro to recover encrypted files.

  1. Download Data Recovery Pro, preferably from a trustworthy website.
  2. Scan your device for recoverable files. data-recovery-pro Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  3. Recover them.

b) Restore files through Windows Previous Versions

If you had System Restore enabled, you can recover files through Windows Previous Versions.
  1. Find a file you want to recover.
  2. Right-click on it.
  3. Select Properties and then Previous versions. windows-previous-version Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  4. Pick the version of the file you want to recover and press Restore.

c) Using Shadow Explorer to recover files

If you are lucky, the ransomware did not delete your shadow copies. They are made by your system automatically for when system crashes.
  1. Go to the official website (shadowexplorer.com) and acquire the Shadow Explorer application.
  2. Set up and open it.
  3. Press on the drop down menu and pick the disk you want. shadow-explorer Eliminate KillDisk-Dimens ransomware
  4. If folders are recoverable, they will appear there. Press on the folder and then Export.

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