Uninstall .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware & Recover Data

Name :- .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware

Type   :- Ransomware

Infected system :- All type windows OS PC

Risk level :- Very high

Removal Possibilities :- Yes, Read this guide carefully.

.PROTECTED Virus Ransomware is very risky system malware categorized as Ransomware. It is mainly created by cyber criminal to get quick profit by locking data. It penetrates the system security helpless very silently and also allow the remote hackers to access the targeted PC to accomplish code that lock users confidential and important data-files with malicious extension. Once this .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware insert into your computer system, it attempt to open the RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) connection on your system by the using of default users name and password. This spiteful ransomware virus make use of this open channel for the access network shared resource and diffusion a copy of .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware.

About .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware

.PROTECTED Virus Ransomware allow the cyber criminals to access your system without your knowing, that’s why cyber criminals conduct codes and ransack your data files and completely block your access to to your data files. This nasty ransomware virus tell you have to pay ransom money in limited time period for decrypt your files and if your don’t pay the ransom money in limited tome period then it will delete your all encrypted data file completely, believe me they demand lots of ransom money for decrypting your data files. So if you want keep safe your data files and your computer system from this .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware then don’t waist your time instant remove this malicious malware completely from your PC.

How .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware invade your Computer System?

  • By the visiting on malicious ,porn or torrent websites.
  • Watching online movies and songs from untrusted and malicious websites.
  • By the using of fake spam email attachments.
  • Bundled of fake third party program installation.
  • by the free downloding of games and software.
  • By the using of infected UBD Drives, CD drives, DVD drives.

Steps To Remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware From PC

To remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware from your infected computer, you have to completely remove all the hidden files and left overs associated with this infection. Keep in mind that it may have distributed its copies at different locations on your system under different names. It could be quite time taking to detect those files manually, so you can try Automatic Malware Scanner to see if it can detect those threats for you. Well, before starting the removal process users must know that manual option is quite tricky and time consuming, hence users will need essential technical expertise in order to remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware using manual method. Moreover any kind of mistake or technical complication will land the users in even worst circumstances and can make your system completely unusable. However, if you have good technical skills then follow the bellow methods carefully in order to get rid of .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware manually from your Windows PC.

Part 1 – Start Your Computer in Safe Mode With Networking

Part 2 – Stop .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware Related Process From Task Manager

Part 3 – Remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware From Control Panel

Part 4 – Remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware From Browser

Part 5 – Remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware From Registry Editor

Optional : Reset Your Browser Settings


Part 1 – Start Your Computer in Safe Mode With Networking

  • Click on “Start” menu and select “Restart” button.

  • Keep pressing “F8 button” when your PC start booting.

  • You will see “Advance boot menu” on your computer screen.

  • Chose “Safe Mode With Networking” Option and press Enter button.
  • Click on “Start” menu, press “Shift key” and click on “Restart” button.

  • Select “Troubleshoot” option from the screen.

  • Now click on the “Advanced” Options.

  • Choose the “Startup Settings” option.

  • Select “Enable Safe Mode option” and click Restart button.

  • Press “F5 button” to Enable “Safe Mode With Networking” option.

Part 2 – Stop .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware Related Process From Task Manager

  • Press “ALT+Ctrl+Del” buttons simultaneously on your keyboard.

  • Choose Windows Task manager option from screen.

  • Select the malicious process and click on End Task button.

Part 3 – Remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware From Control Panel

  • Go the Start menu on your computer and select Control Panel.

  • Click on Add or Remove programs option.

  • Find and remove unwanted program from your PC.

  • From Start menu open Control Panel

  • Select Uninstall a programs option from the Programs menu.

  • Finally select and remove unwanted program from your system.

  • Press Win+R button to open Run Box on your computer.

  • Type “control panel” in Run window and hit Enter button to open Control Panel

  • Right-click .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware and other unwanted programs and click Uninstall option to remove it completely.

  • Press the start button and select Settings option.

  • Choose system option there & then Click on Apps and Features option.

  • Find and remove unwanted program from your PC.

Part 4 – Remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware From Browser

From Google Chrome

  • First of all launch up Google Chrome browser in your PC.
  • Click on great icon from top right corner of your browser to open Chrome menu.
  • Now click on the Tools option.
  • Go to Extension and select all unwanted extension including .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware.
  • Finally click on trash bin icon to remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware from Google Chrome.

 

From Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer browser in your PC.
  • Press Alt+T buttons, or Click on Gear Icon from the right-top corner to open Tools.
  • Now click on Manage Add-ons option.
  • Select Toolbars and Extensions tab.
  • Find .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware related add-ons and Click Disable.
  • Click More information button.
  • Finally click on Remove button.

From Mozilla Firefox

  • Launch Mozilla Firefox browser in your PC.
  • Click on the gear icon from top right corner to open browser menu.
  • Select Add-ons. The Add-ons Manager tab will open.
  • In the Add-ons Manager tab, choose the Extensions or Appearance panel.
  • Select .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware add-on that you want to remove.
  • Click the Remove button.
  • Click Restart now if it pops up appear on your system screen.

From Microsoft Edge

Well, Microsoft Edge does not have extensions hence you will need to reset your browser homepage in order to remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware from your Edge browser.

  • First of all open Microsoft Edge browser in your PC.
  • Click on More (…) icon from top right corner and go to Settings.

  • Now select A specific page or pages from under the Open option.
  • Select Custom option and enter the URL of the page that you wish set as your browser homepage.

Part 5 – Remove .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware From Registry Editor

  • Open Run window by pressing Win + R keys together.

  • Type “regedit” and click OK

  • Find and delete all related registry files of .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\.PROTECTED Virus Ransomware

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = ’0′

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = ’0′

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SystemRestore “DisableSR ” = ’1′

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ekrn.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msascui.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “3948550101?

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “xas”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\.PROTECTED Virus Ransomware

Optional : Reset Your Browser Settings

Reset Google Chrome

  • Open “Google Chrome“, click on Chrome menu.
  • Click on “Settings” option from drop down list.
  • Go to search box and type RESET.
  • Finally click the “Reset” button to complete the process.

Reset Mozilla Firefox

  • Open “Mozilla Firefox“, click on Firefox menu and on press Help option.
  • Select “Troubleshooting Information” option.
  • Click on “Refresh Firefox” button from top of page.
  • Hit “Refresh Firefox” button when dialog box appear on your computer screen.

Reset Microsoft Edge

  • Open your MS Edge browser, click on More (…) icon, and select Settings option.

  • Now click on view advanced settings option.

  • Press <Add new> option from “Search in the address bar with” option.

  • Enter your favorite search engine  url and press Add as default.

 

Reset Internet Explorer

  • Open your Internet Explorer browser, click on “Tools” menu and select “Internet Option”.
  • Click on “Advance tab” and then hit the “Reset” button.
  • Find “Delete Personal Settings” option and press “Reset” Button.
  • Finally click on “Close” Button and restart your browser.

Friendly Tips Ignore Viruses – Things To Do After Removing .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware

To keep away from .PROTECTED Virus Ransomware coming back on your Computer system and to force close similar threats in future, you must follow these essential tips while using your PC:

  •  Always select the Custom Installation method when you are installing any software or program.
  •  Uncheck all hidden options and bunched program that you are unknowing of or don’t know.
  •  Scan all your email attachments before you open them on your computing machine.
  •  Never download update from untrusted and unknown websites.
  •  Do not visit adult or porn website.
  •  Do not click on any misleading advertisements.
  •  Always scan USB drives before transferring or copying files.
  •  Scan your PC at regular intervals for hidden virus and malware.

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