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#1 granny614

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Posted 14 March 2016 - 02:10 AM

My computer was recently infected with RSA 4096.  A ransom of $500 was asked for but eventually went down to $350.  I never paid it.  Is there any way to remove this disgusting virus from my computer?  It's taken over all my spreadsheets and pictures and I have NO access to either.



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#2 nasdaq

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Posted 14 March 2016 - 09:23 AM

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.
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I'm afraid that this is NOT GOOD news.

This is possibly the infection - CryptoWall and HELP_DECRYPT Ransomware Information Guide
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/cryptowall-ransomware-information

Other than paying the ransom if it's not too late there is nothing we can do to restore your files.
I know one thing I would not trust them, your call.

If you want us to clean what has been left over the the infections please run these tools and submit the logs for my review.

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.
  • Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.
IMPORTANT
  • If you click the Clean button all items listed in the report will be removed.
If you find some false positive items or programs that you wish to keep, Close the AdwCleaner windows.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.
  • Check off the element(s) you wish to keep.
  • Click on the Clean button follow the prompts.
  • A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.
  • Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.
  • You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt (n is a number).
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Download the version of this tool for your operating system.
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (64 bit)
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (32 bit)
and save it to a folder on your computer's Desktop.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.
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Please paste the logs in your next reply DO NOT ATTACH THEM unless specified.
To attach a file select the "More Reply Option" and follow the instructions.

Wait for further instructions.

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Posted 19 March 2016 - 08:31 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.

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