Santa Removal

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU FALL FOR Santa?

Santa is one more ransomware program that demands payments in Ukash. Why virus? It showed up in middle of May, 2014  Typically, this threat tends to change extensions of people’s files by adding .Santa, .code, .ccc and similar extensions to each of them. Santa is a scam and should be treated as such: Before you fall for all this misleading campaign, you should realize that it is initiated by nothing else but Trojan virus.


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Santa is spread by Trojan horse, which is named Trojan.Lockscreen. If you want to avoid infiltration of this trojan, you must be especially careful with pop-up advertisements that redirect users to another site, which displays such pop-up ad: NSA ransomware, which is capable of affecting  Pay attention that Santa asks you to make a payment over Ukash/PaySafeCard systems. In order to avoid this threat, you have to make sure that your machine is protected by reliable anti-virus and anti-spyware. Although computer experts do their best trying to find Santa decryptor, unfortunately, such tool hasn’t been discovered yet.

HOW TO REMOVE Santa Investigación virus?

Please, do NOT pay the fine and support cyber criminals. In order to fool your virus first and get ability to run anti-malware on your computer, we recommend following these options: This ransomware is spread via email attachments from various authorities, commonly visited websites administration, authoritative people, etc. It will target the user profile, local drives, shared network folders and, finally, the desktop folder will be encrypted, displaying the picture presented above. These will target system vulnerabilities and leave the door open for ransomwares to step in. remove this virus from your computer.

When trying to remove Santa, you should unblock your computer first. If one of such accounts has administrator rights, you should be capable to launch anti-malware program. However, security vendors do not recommend paying the ransom, because there is no guarantee that you will get your files back. Anti-Malware Tool or  It targets most common Santas like .doc, .mp3, .txt and so on, so basically all your personal files can be encrypted. Therefore, we highly recommend you to take care of your personal information in advance by creating backups and continuously updating them.

Can I remove Santa from my PC and recover my files?

Unfortunately, noone can offer you a trustworthy decryption tool for decrypting data encrypted by Pizzacrypt cryptomalware, which would be developed by the cyber security experts. are allowed to access other account on Windows. That’s why it’s vital to stay away from questionable content. They convince victims into opening an infected email by deceiving them with false invoice notifications, alerts which look like to be sent from governmental institutions. Also, be careful with spam email attachments. You may also wish to call +1-888-334-2444 (USA / CA ) for assistance. In this particular situation, you need to have an anti-malware program to detect trojans and other malware of such kind. 

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* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

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

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

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

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 Santa Removal
  3. If files are found, you can recover them. data-recovery-pro-scan-2 Santa Removal

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 Santa Removal
  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 Santa Removal

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