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HOWDECRYPT RANSOMWARE VIRUS??? help PLEASE...


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#1 LeeLo

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 05:52 AM

Hi there,

 

My name is Lee and I have a serious problem, well to me anyway :-) On the 17th March I awoke to finding my very neat desktop slightly scrambled and 3 new icons: a notepad icon, a jpeg icon and and internet explorer icon all of the same name "HOWTODECRYPT"...... Of course I deleted them and emptied my trash.

 

Of course I did not realize the enormity of my problem. As the days passed I noticed several odd things happening and started doing some in depth search on my laptop and eventually found 4700 odd files of the same name scattered in many folders!!! They all had the same date and time.

 

I did a further search on the date and realized the so many more of my programmes, files, pictures etc where affected. 

 

I have done so much research on the virus and it now brings me to this site and I am so hoping someone would be able to assist me as I have done all I can do without having to spend a fortune.

 

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Yours in cyberspace

Lee

 

 



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