DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware Removal Process (remove DeadSecCryptoRansomware)

May 18, 2017

DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware is known to be a destructive threat that may take several files and encrypts them for the purpose of demanding a ransom to supposedly release those files. The difference in DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware from other well-known ransomware threats is that it primarily targets computers located in Brazil or other Portuguese-speaking regions of the world.

The scam of DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware looks rather convincing but may not fulfill its promises of decrypting the files that it initially encrypts. Due to encryption, DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware will fundamentally lock down an infected PC preventing access to several files, functions, and applications. It is best that DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware be removed and have all files restored from a backup.

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

Why should you remove DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware?

If DeadSec-Crypto 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 DeadSec-Crypto 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 DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware

Manual removal of DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual DeadSec-Crypto 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 DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware removal process.

DeadSec-Crypto 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 DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find DeadSec-Crypto 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 DeadSec-Crypto 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


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with DeadSec-Crypto 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 DeadSec-Crypto 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"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\DeadSec-Crypto 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 DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware removal process.

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