DeathNote Hackers Ransomware is more of a literal name for what appears to be a similar threat known to encrypt data only to demand payment to supposedly restore those encrypted files. DeathNote Hackers Ransomware presents a “deathnote” as it attempts to relay a notification demanding a ransom of over $800 in Bitcoins claiming to return your encrypted files back to their readable state.
Like other well-known ransomware, DeathNote Hackers Ransomware uses aggressive encryption algorithms that cannot be defeated without the proper decryption key, which is sold for over $800 in Bitcoins. Those who may opt to pay the substantial fee may be disappointed if they do not get the proper decryption key, which has happened with many other ransomware threats. It is best that those affected by DeathNote Hackers Ransomware remove the threat using an antimalware tool. Once DeathNote Hackers Ransomware is removed, the process of restoring the encrypted files from a backup copy of the hard drive may start to restore the system back to normal operation.
Are you getting popups from DeathNote Hackers Ransomware? Have you identified that you have DeathNote Hackers Ransomware installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove DeathNote Hackers Ransomware completely from your computer?
Why should you remove DeathNote Hackers Ransomware?
If DeathNote Hackers Ransomware resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that DeathNote Hackers Ransomware may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking DeathNote Hackers Ransomware removal process.
How can you manually remove DeathNote Hackers Ransomware
Manual removal of DeathNote Hackers Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual DeathNote Hackers Ransomware removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic DeathNote Hackers Ransomware removal process.
DeathNote Hackers Ransomware can be removed manually by following the steps below.
- With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
- Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
- Locate DeathNote Hackers Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find DeathNote Hackers Ransomware, you can continue to step 5.
- Restart your computer.
- Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
- Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
- Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.
You may need to return to this removal process for removing DeathNote Hackers Ransomware. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.
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Delete all of the following files that are associated with DeathNote Hackers Ransomware from your computer.
If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.
If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with DeathNote Hackers Ransomware, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.
Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"
After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with DeathNote Hackers Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\DeathNote Hackers Ransomware folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.
Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed DeathNote Hackers Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that DeathNote Hackers Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic DeathNote Hackers Ransomware removal process.