Get rid of DCRTR ransomware

Is file-encrypting malicious software really that damaging

DCRTR ransomware is file-encrypting ransomware. Fake downloads and spam emails are usually used to distribute the ransomware. File-encoding malicious software will encode your files as soon as it infects your operating system and ask for money, which is why we consider it to be one of the most harmful threats out there. Malicious program specialists could be able to make a free decoding key or if you have backup copes of your files, you could get your files back from there. But otherwise, there is a great chance you will lose your files. Paying for the offered decoder will not necessarily result in data decoding so take that into consideration if you choose to pay. Hackers already locked your files, what is preventing them from becoming even more horrible by not decrypting your data after payment. It is your choice if you want to pay but giving them money when you aren’t even positive you will get something out of it is pretty risky, thus you need to eliminate DCRTR ransomware instead.

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How does the ransomware affect the device

If you recently opened some file attached to an email it is possible you acquired the infection from there. Malware authors adjoin infected files to an email and send it to to a lot of users. When a user opens the the file attached to the email, the ransomware downloads onto the computer. This is why opening every single email attachment you get is not the smartest idea. You must learn the signs of a malicious email, otherwise you will encounter a malicious one sooner or later. You being urged by the sender into opening the attachment is a big red flag. Just be cautious when dealing with email attachments and ensure they are non-dangerous before opening them. You also must stop using non-legitimate web pages for your downloads. You should only download from credible web pages if you want to avoid file-encoding malicious software.

Your data will be encrypted before you even become aware of what is going on. Images, documents and videos will be targets, so expect to not be able to open them. A ransom note will then appear, and it should provide information to you about what has happened. If you have encountered ransomware before, you will know that the cyber crooks will ask for money to decode your files. When dealing with criminals, there are no reassurances about how they will act. Thus, giving into the demands might not cause the desired outcomes. There aren’t any promises that you will be sent a decoding key if you pay. Don’t trust in cyber criminals to give you a decoding utility, they may choose to just take your money. Had you had backup, you can just erase DCRTR ransomware and then restore the data. Instead of giving into the demands, purchase reliable backup and uninstall DCRTR ransomware.

DCRTR ransomware removal

We always alert inexperienced users that the only safe method to erase DCRTR ransomware is by using professional malware removal software. If you are an inexperienced user, by hand DCRTR ransomware elimination might be too difficult for you. Professional malware removal software is created to abolish DCRTR ransomware and similar contaminations, it will not recover your files

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Learn how to remove DCRTR ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Delete ransomware via anti-malware

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu.
  2. Shut down → Restart.
  3. Press F8 multiple times, until Advanced Boot Options load.
  4. Go down to Safe Mode with Networking. Press Enter. win7-safe-mode Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  5. Open your browser, and download trustworthy anti-malware software.
  6. Use it to remove the ransomware.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Windows key → Power button.
  2. Hold the Shift button and select Restart. win8-restart Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  3. Troubleshoot → Advanced options. win8-option-restart Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  4. Select Startup settings and choose Enable Safe mode with Networking (or just Safe Mode). win8-startup Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  5. Press Restart.

Step 2. Delete ransomware using System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu.
  2. Shut down → Restart.
  3. Press F8 multiple times, until Advanced Boot Options load.
  4. Choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win7-safe-mode Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  5. Type in cd restore and press Enter.
  6. Type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. command-promt-restore Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  7. A system restore window will appear where you need to choose a restore point. Choose the one prior to infection and click Next. system-restore-list Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  8. Press Yes.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Windows key → Power button.
  2. Hold the Shift button and select Restart. win8-restart Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  3. Troubleshoot → Advanced options. win8-option-restart Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  4. Select Command Prompt. win8-startup Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  5. Enter cd restore when the Command Prompt window appears. Press Enter.
  6. Type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. command-promt-restore Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  7. Select Next in the window that appears, and pick a restore point that dates back before the infection took place. system-restore-point Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  8. Press Next and then Yes. system-restore-list Get rid of DCRTR ransomware

Step 3. Recover your data

You can try to recover files in a couple of different ways, and we will provide instructions to help you. However, these methods might not always work, thus the best way to ensure you can always recover your files is to have backup.

a) Method 1. Data Recovery Pro

  1. Use a trustworthy site to download the program, install and open it.
  2. Start a scan on your computer to see if you can recover files. data-recovery-pro-scan Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  3. If files are found, you can recover them. data-recovery-pro-scan-2 Get rid of DCRTR ransomware

b) Method 2. Windows Previous Versions

If System Restore was enabled before your files were encrypted, you can recover them via Windows Previous Versions.
  1. Right-click on the file you want to recover.
  2. Select Properties, and go to Previous Versions. file-prev-version Get rid of DCRTR ransomware
  3. Select the version from the list, press Restore.

c) Method 3. Shadow Explorer

If you are lucky, the ransomware did not delete the Shadow Copies of your files, which are made automatically by your computer in order to prevent data loss in case of a crash.
  1. Open your browser and access shadowexplorer.com to download Shadow Explorer.
  2. Once it is installed, open it.
  3. Select the disk with the encrypted files, choose a date, and if folders are available, select Export. shadowexplorer Get rid of DCRTR ransomware

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