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Is ransomware really that harmful

DesuCrypt ransomware is file-encrypting ransomware. Normally, file-encoding malware uses spam emails and dangerous downloads to contaminate users, and one of the two was the most likely cause of the contamination. Ransomware is thought to be a very harmful malicious program as it encrypts files, and requests that you pay to get them back. If file-encoding malware analysts manage to crack the ransomware, they could release a free decoding tool, or if you have backup, file loss would not be an issue. But otherwise, there is limited chance you will recover your files. Paying for the offered decryptor will not necessarily lead to file decryption so bear that in mind if you choose to pay. What is possibly going to occur is the crooks will just take your money and opt to not assist you. The choice of whether to pay or not is up to you but we recommend you erase DesuCrypt ransomware instead.

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What does ransomware do

The most likely way you obtained the file-encoding malware was via spam email. Adding a contaminated file to an email and sending it to hundreds or even thousands of users is all that has to be done by malware creators so as to infect. The file-encrypting malware will download onto the device as soon as the email attachment is opened. This is why by opening all email attachments you could be putting your OS in danger. You must become familiar with the signs of an infected email, otherwise you will have to deal with a malicious one sooner or later. Be particularly cautious of senders pressing you into opening the attachment. You are encouraged to always make sure the attachments are safe before you open them if you want to avoid damaging programs. We must also caution you to stop obtaining software from non-legitimate sites. If you want secure, ransomware-free software, only download from legitimate pages.

The second the malware invades your system, it will start the file encryption process. The major targets of the contamination will be images, documents and videos. A ransom note will then be placed, and it should provide information to you about what has happened. Hackers will warn you that the only way to restore data is by paying. Crooks’ behavior is unpredictable for that reason doing business with them is very troublesome. This is why paying is tricky. There are no promises that by paying you will get the decoding application. Do not trust in cyber crooks to give you a decryption application, they might just take your money. Had you had backup, you can just eliminate DesuCrypt ransomware and then recover the data. Whether you have backup or not, we recommend you erase DesuCrypt ransomware.

DesuCrypt ransomware removal

We advise you to acquire anti-malware software and have it erase DesuCrypt ransomware for you. If you are an inexperienced user, manual DesuCrypt ransomware removal can be too harm for you. We need to note, however, that the security application won’t decode your data, it will only delete DesuCrypt ransomware

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Learn how to remove DesuCrypt ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Remove DesuCrypt 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 Terminate DesuCrypt ransomware
  2. Press and keep pressing F8 until Advanced Boot Options appears.
  3. Choose Safe Mode with Networking win-xp-safe-mode Terminate DesuCrypt 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 Terminate DesuCrypt ransomware
  2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings → Restart. win-10-options Terminate DesuCrypt ransomware
  3. Choose Enable Safe Mode with Networking. win-10-boot-menu Terminate DesuCrypt ransomware

b) Step 2. Remove DesuCrypt 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 DesuCrypt 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 Terminate DesuCrypt ransomware
  2. Press and keep pressing F8 until Advanced Boot Options appears.
  3. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win-xp-safe-mode Terminate DesuCrypt 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 Terminate DesuCrypt ransomware
  2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings → Restart. win-10-options Terminate DesuCrypt ransomware
  3. Choose Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win-10-boot-menu Terminate DesuCrypt 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 Terminate DesuCrypt ransomware
  3. A window will pop-up and you should press Next. Choose a restore point and press Next again. windows-restore-point Terminate DesuCrypt 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 Terminate DesuCrypt 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 Terminate DesuCrypt 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 Terminate DesuCrypt ransomware
  4. If folders are recoverable, they will appear there. Press on the folder and then Export.

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