DCRTR Ransomware Removal Process (remove DCRTRRansomware)

February 12, 2018

DCRTR Ransomware is part of a growing and virtually uncontrollable infiltration of malware that is specifically designed to attack vulnerable computers only to encrypt files and demand a ransom payment to supposedly restore those same files. DCRTR Ransomware will demand a Bitcoin payment to supposedly restore files, which is a gamble if the ransom is ever paid where the cybercrooks behind DCRTR Ransomware may not release a promised decryption code to restore files.

The best method of approach in resolving the issues surrounding DCRTR Ransomware is to first eliminate DCRTR Ransomware by using an updated antimalware tool and then seek a system backup to restore all encrypted files.

Are you getting popups from DCRTR Ransomware? Have you identified that you have DCRTR Ransomware installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove DCRTR Ransomware completely from your computer?

Why should you remove DCRTR Ransomware?

If DCRTR 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 DCRTR 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 DCRTR Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove DCRTR Ransomware

Manual removal of DCRTR Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual DCRTR 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 DCRTR Ransomware removal process.

DCRTR Ransomware can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate DCRTR Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find DCRTR Ransomware, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. 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.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing DCRTR 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.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

    bookmark-add-favorite

  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with DCRTR 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 DCRTR 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"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with DCRTR Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\DCRTR 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.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed DCRTR Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that DCRTR Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic DCRTR Ransomware removal process.

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