How to get rid of .DREAM Virus

Why are you unable to open your files

.DREAM Virus is a ransomware type of malware that hazardous piece of malware, known as ransomware, that is able to encrypt your files. File-encoding malware demands money in exchange for file restoring, which makes it one of the most threatening malware out there. Sadly, oftentimes, users end up not getting their files back. There are many methods you can contaminate your OS with ransomware, the most common one being via infected email attachments or fake downloads. This is why specialists have been warning users for a very long time about the dangers of being careless on the Internet. If file-encrypting malware strikes, users are asked to pay a ransom, which isn’t the correct course of action, in our opinion. Cyber crooks are not bound to provide you the decryption tool even if you pay, so you need to reconsider your choice if you want to pay. Instead of complying with the demands, you need to remove .DREAM Virus.

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Ransomware spread methods

The most used The most common ways file-encrypting malware spreads are spam email attachments and fake downloads. One mistake you could be making is opening email attachments hastily without taking into account their security. If you hastily open all the attachments that land in your inbox, eventually, you may end up with file-encrypting malware. Another thing you should also be wary about is obtaining programs. Programs should be gotten from legitimate/official pages. If you expect safe downloads from websites, you’re in for a shock. You are You are increasing your chances of getting ransomware by obtaining suspicious applications.

What affect does file-encrypting malware have on the computer?

You will quickly understand why file-encrypting malware is thought to be dangerous since it will lock your data. In some cases, malicious program specialists are capable of breaking the file-encoding malware and releasing a decryption tool but it might sometimes be not possible to do. File loss may be what you will face. Once the file-encoding malware is inside your machine, a difficult encoding algorithm will be implemented to encode all of your important files. As usual with aggressive file-encrypting software, you would then be presented with a ransom notification which will notify you about how to get files back. Whatever the amount is, you must think thoroughly, think twice about it. If you pay, there are no guarantees that you will be be capable of resorting files as the criminals could just take your money. Also, by giving them money, you would be essentially supporting their upcoming projects.Copies of files saved somewhere else may have been the easiest solution to this issue. You should invest the money asked by the file-encrypting malware into reliable backup so that you are not put in this situation again. Had you had it, you could just uninstall .DREAM Virus and proceed to data restoring.

.DREAM Virus elimination

If you attempt manual .DREAM Virus uninstallation you might do more damage than good. Which is why it would be better if you acquire malicious software termination application and allow it to terminate .DREAM Virus. It would eliminate .DREAM Virus quickly, however, it isn’t able to restore your data.

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Learn how to remove .DREAM Virus 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 How to get rid of .DREAM Virus
  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 How to get rid of .DREAM Virus
  3. Troubleshoot → Advanced options. win8-option-restart How to get rid of .DREAM Virus
  4. Select Startup settings and choose Enable Safe mode with Networking (or just Safe Mode). win8-startup How to get rid of .DREAM Virus
  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 How to get rid of .DREAM Virus
  5. Type in cd restore and press Enter.
  6. Type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. command-promt-restore How to get rid of .DREAM Virus
  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 How to get rid of .DREAM Virus
  8. Press Yes.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

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

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 How to get rid of .DREAM Virus
  3. If files are found, you can recover them. data-recovery-pro-scan-2 How to get rid of .DREAM Virus

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 How to get rid of .DREAM Virus
  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 How to get rid of .DREAM Virus

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