How to delete NazCrypt ransomware

About this infection

NazCrypt ransomware will lock your files, since it is ransomware. Ransomware is a very severe infection as you could end up permanently encrypted data. What is worse is that it’s very easy to infect your computer. Users often get infected via means like spam emails, infected advertisements or fake downloads. After data is successfully encrypted, it’ll ask you to pay a ransom for a decryptor utility. $50 or $1000 may be requested of you, it all depends on which file encrypting malware you have. If you are thinking about paying, think about other options first. Considering cyber criminals won’t feel obligated to help you in data recovery, it is likely they will just take your money. If you were left with still locked files after paying, we would not be surprised. It would be a better idea to get backup with that money. You’ll be presented with a lot of different options, but it should not be difficult to find the best option for you. If you had backup prior to infection, you will be able to recover data after you eliminate NazCrypt ransomware. You’ll happen upon malware like this all over, and infection is likely to occur again, so you need to be ready for it. If you want to stay safe, you have to become familiar with possible threats and how to shield your device from them.

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How does data encoding malware spread

Although there are special cases, a lot of data encrypting malware use the most basic methods of distribution, like spam email, infected ads and downloads. However, it’s possible for ransomware to use more sophisticated methods.

The most probable way you got the file encoding malware is via email attachment, which could have came from a legitimate appearing email. Cyber crooks attach an infected file to an email, which gets sent to many users. Those kinds of emails normally land in the spam folder but some people believe they are credible and move them to the inbox, thinking it is important. You can expect the file encoding malicious software email to contain a basic greeting (Dear Customer/Member/User etc), evident mistypes and mistakes in grammar, prompts to open the file added, and the use of an established company name. To explain, if someone whose attachment you should open sends you an email, they would would know your name and would not use common greetings, and you would not have to search for the email in spam. You will also see that cyber crooks tend to use big names such as Amazon, PayPal, etc so that people become more trusting. It’s also likely that when visiting a suspicious website, you pressed on some advert that was malicious, or downloaded something from a suspicious web page. Certain web pages may be harboring infected advertisements, which if pressed might cause dangerous downloads. And use only legitimate web pages when it comes to downloads. One thing to keep in mind is to never download software, updates, or anything really, from pop-up or any other kinds of advertisements. If a program needed to update itself, it would not notify you via browser, it would either update by itself, or send you an alert through the program itself.

What does it do?

A very big reason on why file encoding malware are considered to be a highly damaging infection is its ability to. File encryption doesn’t take long, a file encoding malware has a list of target files and can find all of them quite quickly. Strange file extensions will be added to all affected files, from which you can judge which ransomware has infected your device. While not necessarily seen in all cases, some ransomware do use strong encryption algorithms on your files, which makes it difficult to recover files without having to pay. A note with the ransom will then appear on your screen, or will be found in folders containing encoded files, and it should give you a clear idea of what has occurred. The ransom note will demand that you buy a decryption tool, but think about everything thoroughly before you choose to do as cyber crooks ask. Crooks could just take your money without helping you with your data. Furthermore, you’d be financing the future projects of these crooks. The easily made money is constantly attracting more and more people to the business, which is estimated to have made $1 billion in 2016. We recommend you consider investing into backup with that money instead. If this kind of situation reoccurred, you could just ignore it without worrying about losing your files. If you have decided to not put up with the requests, proceed to remove NazCrypt ransomware if it’s still present on the device. If you become familiar with how these threats are distributed, you should be able to dodge them in the future.

How to remove NazCrypt ransomware

To check whether the threat is still present and to terminate it, if it’s, malicious threat removal software will be required. Because your computer got infected in the first place, and because you are reading this, you may not be very experienced with computers, which is why it isn’t advised to manually uninstall NazCrypt ransomware. A better option would be using valid malicious software elimination software. If the data encrypting malware is still on your system, the security utility will eliminate NazCrypt ransomware, as the intention of those utilities is to take care of such threats. If you encounter some kind of problem, or are not sure about how to proceed, use the below provided guidelines. Unfortunately, the anti-malware will merely terminate the threat, it will not recover your files. However, free decryptors are released by malware specialists, if the data encrypting malware is decryptable.

Download Removal Toolto remove NazCrypt ransomware

* WiperSoft scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. More info on WiperSoft. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of WiperSoft. If you wish to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.


Learn how to remove NazCrypt ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Remove NazCrypt ransomware using Safe Mode with Networking

1.1) Reboot your computer with Safe Mode with Networking.

Windows 7/Vista/XP
1. Start → Shutdown → Restart → OK. 2. When the restart occurs, press F8. Keep pressing until you see the Advanced Boot Options window appear. winxp-safemode How to delete NazCrypt ransomware 3. Pick Safe Mode with Networking.
Windows 8/10
1. On the Windows login screen, press the Power button. Press and hold the Shift key. Click Restart. 2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings → Restart. win10-safemode How to delete NazCrypt ransomware 3. Select Enable Safe Mode with Networking.

1.2) Remove NazCrypt ransomware.

Once the computer is launched in Safe Mode, open your browser and download anti-malware software of your preference. Scan your computer so that the anti-malware can locate the malicious files. Allow it to delete them. If you are unable to access Safe Mode with Networking, proceed to the instructions below.

Step 2. Remove NazCrypt ransomware using System Restore

2.1) Reboot your computer with Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

Windows 7/Vista/XP
1. Start → Shutdown → Restart → OK. 2. When the restart occurs, press F8. Keep pressing until you see the Advanced Boot Options window appear. winxp-safemode How to delete NazCrypt ransomware 3. Pick Safe Mode with Command Prompt.
Windows 8/10
1. On the Windows login screen, press the Power button. Press and hold the Shift key. Click Restart. 2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings → Restart. win10-safemode2 How to delete NazCrypt ransomware 3. Select Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

2.2) Restore system files and settings.

1. Enter cd restore when the Command Prompt window appears. Press Enter. 2. Type rstrui.exe and press Enter. 3. When the System Restore Window pop-ups, click Next. 4. Select the restore point and click Next. windows-system-restore How to delete NazCrypt ransomware 5. Click Yes on the warning window that appears. When the system restore is complete, it is recommended that you obtain anti-malware software and scan your computer for the ransomware just to be sure that it is gone.

Step 3. Recover your data

If the ransomware has encrypted your files and you did not have backup prior to the infection, some of the below provided methods might be able to help you recover them.

3.1) Using Data Recovery Pro to recover files

  1. Download the program from a reliable source and install it.
  2. Run the program and scan your computer for recoverable files. datarecoverypro How to delete NazCrypt ransomware
  3. Restore them.

3.2) Restore files via Windows Previous Versions feature

If you had System Restore feature enabled on your system, you should be able to recover the files via Windows Previous Versions feature.
  1. Right-click on an encrypted file that you want to restore.
  2. Properties → Previous Versions Windows-previous-version How to delete NazCrypt ransomware
  3. Select the version of the file you want to recover and click Restore.

3.3) Shadow Explorer to decrypt files

Your operating system automatically creates shadow copies of your files in case of a crash but some ransomware manages to delete them. Nevertheless, it is still worth a try.
  1. Download Shadow Explorer. Preferably from the official website (http://shadowexplorer.com/), install and open the program.
  2. On the top left corner there will be a drop menu. Search for the disk that contains the encrypted files. shadow-explorer How to delete NazCrypt ransomware
  3. If you do find some folders, right-click on them and select Export.

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