Locky Diablo6 Ransomware Removal Process (remove LockyDiablo6Ransomware)

August 10, 2017

Locky Diablo6 Ransomware is a dangerous threat that encrypts files for the main purpose of extorting money from computer users. Locky Diablo6 Ransomware is able to lock down files using aggressive AES and RSA encryption, which cannot be defeated unless the proper decryption code is provided. Obtaining the decryption code may end up being pricey as Locky Diablo6 Ransomware will demand a Bitcoin payment equal to hundreds of dollars.

It is prudent that you avoid paying the ransom fee and instead remove Locky Diablo6 Ransomware using an antimalware program. After removed, your encrypted files may be restored using a backup copy of your hard drive to get your system back to normal operation.

Are you getting popups from Locky Diablo6 Ransomware? Have you identified that you have Locky Diablo6 Ransomware installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Locky Diablo6 Ransomware completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Locky Diablo6 Ransomware?

If Locky Diablo6 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 Locky Diablo6 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 Locky Diablo6 Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Locky Diablo6 Ransomware

Manual removal of Locky Diablo6 Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual Locky Diablo6 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 Locky Diablo6 Ransomware removal process.

Locky Diablo6 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 Locky Diablo6 Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Locky Diablo6 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 Locky Diablo6 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

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Locky Diablo6 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 Locky Diablo6 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"

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  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Locky Diablo6 Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Locky Diablo6 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 Locky Diablo6 Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that Locky Diablo6 Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Locky Diablo6 Ransomware removal process.

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