StalinLocker Wiper Removal Process (remove StalinLockerWiper)

May 15, 2018

Cybercrooks sometimes think that they are well above the law and may make a little game out of specialized actions of victimizing computer users. The threat known as StalinLocker Wiper is one of many new ransomware threats that will make a mockery out of its actions where it will lock up files through encryption but then ask the victimized PC user to guess the decryption code.

The actions of StalinLocker Wiper are not only a slap in the face to PC users who must find their way out to recover their infected PC.StalinLocker Wiper will play a game giving PC users a choice of guessing a decryption code, which claims it can unlock and decrypt all files that StalinLocker Wiper encrypted.

Instead of playing along with StalinLocker Wiper, PC users attacked by the malware will want to instead eliminate the threat with an antispyware program. After removal of StalinLocker Wiper has completed, the user may then restore all files that StalinLocker Wiper encrypted by using a backup of their system.

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

Why should you remove StalinLocker Wiper?

If StalinLocker Wiper 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 StalinLocker Wiper 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 StalinLocker Wiper removal process.

How can you manually remove StalinLocker Wiper

Manual removal of StalinLocker Wiper may not be for everyone. Each manual StalinLocker Wiper 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 StalinLocker Wiper removal process.

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

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