How to Remove .ccc file extension Virus.
If you suddenly find out that all your documents has changed .doc into .ccc file extension, this means that a ransomware virus took over your system. As soon as this ransomware enters the computer it immediately begins to enumerate all connected hard drives and scan for shared folders. Once the search completes the ransomware will start to encrypt all popular and useful data. The ccc file extension ransomware will make your files unopenable and change their extension to *.ccc. This malware belongs to the types of infections that are among the nastiest virus codes ever writen. The enryption of the files will begin immediately. Below, there is an explaination the way this particular virus coede operates. The ransomware viruses have existed for more than 20 years, however they only became widespread in the past few years. The two famous groups were named CryptoLocker and Cryptowall. Experts estimate that those two ransomware infections alone did damage for more than 20 million dollars.
Attention! You should be aware that all of your accounts and passwords were likely compromised. Viruses are designed to collect every piece of private information. We advise you to change all your passwords, once you clean your computer, especially if you make online banking or shopping.
How Can I Remove ccc file extension ransomware virus?
Compatible with Microsoft
SpyHunter is the recommended removal tool for the ccc file extension ransomware Virus. You can use the free scanner to detect the parasite, however if you want to delete it automatically you need to register the antimalware program.
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What can I do?
The first thing it to delete .ccc file extension ransomware, because any new files you transfer will also get encrypted. Unfortunately, just getting rid of the virus will not bring your files back. What you can actually do is recover the originals. It depends on the empty space of your HDD at the time of deletion and also how many data was written on the drive before the infection.
Remove ccc file extension ransomware infection Manually
- Open your task Manager by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ESC keys simultaneously
Locate the process of the Ransomware. Have in mind that this is usually a random generated file.
Before you kill the process, type the name on a text document for later reference.
Navigate to your %appdata%/roaming folder and delete the executable.
- Then open your Windows Registry Editor and navigate to
- Delete any suspicious key pointing to an executable in the %TEMP% tirectory or the %appdata% directory
- You can alternatively use your built in msconfig program to check the entry point of the virus. Please, have in mind that the names in your machine might be different as they might be generated randomly.