Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware Removal Process (remove PrincessLocker20Ransomware)

March 13, 2018

Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware is a dangerous malware threat that is prone to locking up an infected Windows PC for the purpose of file encryption, which will prevent normal usage of the system. Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware, after encryption of several files, will later demand ransom actions where it instructs the victimized PC user to download and install the Tor Browser and then follow a link. The link is suspected to be malicious where it hides the identity of the user when it demands a Bitcoin payment and allows the funds to be transferred.

Those victimized by Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware will want to promptly remove the threat to stop any future file encryption actions. Once Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware has been removed, the user can then seek a system backup to restore files that Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware initially encrypted to get the system back to normal operation.

Are you getting popups from Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware? Have you identified that you have Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware?

If Princess Locker 2.0 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 Princess Locker 2.0 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 Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware

Manual removal of Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual Princess Locker 2.0 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 Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware removal process.

Princess Locker 2.0 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 Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Princess Locker 2.0 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 Princess Locker 2.0 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 Princess Locker 2.0 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 Princess Locker 2.0 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 Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Princess Locker 2.0 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 Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Princess Locker 2.0 Ransomware removal process.

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