Rapid 3.0 Ransomware Removal Process (remove Rapid30Ransomware)

May 15, 2018

Rapid 3.0 Ransomware is rapidly victimizing a plethora of computer users through its actions of spreading mostly through spam email attachments or malicious downloads from hacked websites. Experts have also agreed that Rapid 3.0 Ransomware is an updated variation of a much older threat where it may have been updated to attack computer users in different countries to reach more victims.

Those who have noticed the ransom note displayed from Rapid 3.0 Ransomware will want to avoid paying the demanded ransom as there is no guarantee of getting the encrypted files decrypted as promised. It is best that victims of Rapid 3.0 Ransomware first eliminate Rapid 3.0 Ransomware using an antispyware program and then use a system backup to restore all files that the threat initially encrypted.

Are you getting popups from Rapid 3.0 Ransomware? Have you identified that you have Rapid 3.0 Ransomware installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Rapid 3.0 Ransomware completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Rapid 3.0 Ransomware?

If Rapid 3.0 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 Rapid 3.0 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 Rapid 3.0 Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Rapid 3.0 Ransomware

Manual removal of Rapid 3.0 Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual Rapid 3.0 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 Rapid 3.0 Ransomware removal process.

Rapid 3.0 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 Rapid 3.0 Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Rapid 3.0 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 Rapid 3.0 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


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Rapid 3.0 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 Rapid 3.0 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"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Rapid 3.0 Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Rapid 3.0 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 Rapid 3.0 Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that Rapid 3.0 Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Rapid 3.0 Ransomware removal process.

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