Saturn Ransomware Removal Process (remove SaturnRansomware)

February 16, 2018

The creation of threats like Saturn Ransomware have allowed computer hackers to leverage vulnerable PCs and their users by demanding a ransom fee to supposedly restore files it has encrypted. The process for removing Saturn Ransomware is required to stop its file encryption actions while restoring the encrypted files will be left in the hands of using a system backup.

Saturn Ransomware is known to primarily come from spam email attachments or file downloads from malicious sources on the Internet. Computer users victimized by Saturn Ransomware will want to take immediate action to stop the encryption actions by the threat. Removal of Saturn Ransomware is necessary to do such, which can be done by using an antispyware resource.

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

Why should you remove Saturn Ransomware?

If Saturn 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 Saturn 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 Saturn Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Saturn Ransomware

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

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

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