Tear Dr0p Ransomware Removal Process (remove TearDr0pRansomware)

February 12, 2018

Tear Dr0p Ransomware has been one of the latest malware threats to capture the attention of many computer users through encryption of files on an infected system leaving the computer virtually useless. In a quest to resolve the issues that come with Tear Dr0p Ransomware, victims of the malware must take action to eliminate Tear Dr0p Ransomware by using a trusted antispyware tool.

After removal of Tear Dr0p Ransomware, the task of restoring all files that it initially encrypted may be done if there is a usable backup copy of the system's hard drive available. Tear Dr0p Ransomware will demand a ransom payment upon infection, which if paid, may or may not release a decryption code to supposedly restore all files it encrypted, instead of taking a risk in losing money one should take the alternative to resolving the issues of Tear Dr0p Ransomware by removing the threat and using the system backup.

Are you getting popups from Tear Dr0p Ransomware? Have you identified that you have Tear Dr0p Ransomware installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Tear Dr0p Ransomware completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Tear Dr0p Ransomware?

If Tear Dr0p 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 Tear Dr0p 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 Tear Dr0p Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Tear Dr0p Ransomware

Manual removal of Tear Dr0p Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual Tear Dr0p 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 Tear Dr0p Ransomware removal process.

Tear Dr0p 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 Tear Dr0p Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Tear Dr0p 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 Tear Dr0p 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 Tear Dr0p 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 Tear Dr0p 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"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Tear Dr0p Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Tear Dr0p 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 Tear Dr0p Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that Tear Dr0p Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Tear Dr0p Ransomware removal process.

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