LockeR Ransomware Removal Process (remove LockeRRansomware)

October 18, 2017

Among the most outrageous types of malware around, LockeR Ransomware attempts to take the cake in its efforts to demand a staggering $10,000 worth of Bitcoins as a ransom fee for supposedly restoring files that it encrypts on an infected PC.

LockeR Ransomware is a dangerous threat mostly like other ransomware as of late. Though, the actions of LockeR Ransomware usually end up with a ransom note that demands about $10,000 in BTC currency to supposedly restore all files that it initially encrypted. Due to the substantial fee, PC users victimized by LockeR Ransomware will not pay the fee. As an alternative and the only other viable solution to LockeR Ransomware, users will want to eliminate LockeR Ransomware using an antimalware program. After removal of LockeR Ransomware, the encrypted files may be restored from a hard drive backup copy, provided there is a recent one that is usable.

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

Why should you remove LockeR Ransomware?

If LockeR 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 LockeR 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 LockeR Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove LockeR Ransomware

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

LockeR 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 LockeR Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find LockeR 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 LockeR 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 LockeR 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 LockeR 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 LockeR Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\LockeR 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 LockeR Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that LockeR Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic LockeR Ransomware removal process.

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