Scarab-Leen Ransomware Removal Process (remove ScarabLeenRansomware)

June 18, 2018

Scarab-Leen Ransomware is a malware threat that comes from the growing family of Scarab threats that all encrypt files tagging each with a unique file extension. In the case of Scarab-Leen Ransomware, it will encrypt files and give them the “.leen” file extension making them inaccessible. Victims of Scarab-Leen Ransomware who wish to restore those files may want to avoid paying the demanded ransom free in Bitcoins that claims to restore each file. Doing so may only take one's money and never provide a promised decryption code.

Removal of Scarab-Leen Ransomware is the first step to take for getting an infected system back to its normal operating condition. Using an antispyware program will suffice to eliminate Scarab-Leen Ransomware just before the process is taken for restoring all files encrypted by Scarab-Leen Ransomware with a backup of the computer's hard drive.

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

Why should you remove Scarab-Leen Ransomware?

If Scarab-Leen 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 Scarab-Leen 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 Scarab-Leen Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Scarab-Leen Ransomware

Manual removal of Scarab-Leen Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual Scarab-Leen 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 Scarab-Leen Ransomware removal process.

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

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