Asasin Ransomware Removal Process (remove AsasinRansomware)

October 11, 2017

Asasin Ransomware has been found to be a variation of the famous Locky threat that spread with aggression onto many computers only to extort money by encrypting files and holding them for ransom. Asasin Ransomware will give victimized PC users an opportunity to purchase a decryption code for supposedly restoring the files that were encrypted by Asasin Ransomware.

Those who opt to purchase the decryption code may look to paying hundreds to thousands of dollars, which is not necessary if you have the proper tools to eliminate Asasin Ransomware and restore your files from a hard drive backup. Moreover, it may be relatively easy to restore the files encrypted by Asasin Ransomware due to each of them being tagged with similar file extensions using the "asasin" name.

Are you getting popups from Asasin Ransomware? Have you identified that you have Asasin Ransomware installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Asasin Ransomware completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Asasin Ransomware?

If Asasin Ransomware resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Asasin Ransomware may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Asasin Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Asasin Ransomware

Manual removal of Asasin Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual Asasin Ransomware removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Asasin Ransomware removal process.

Asasin Ransomware can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Asasin Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Asasin Ransomware, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Asasin Ransomware. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Asasin Ransomware from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Asasin Ransomware, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

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  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Asasin Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Asasin Ransomware folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Asasin Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that Asasin Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Asasin Ransomware removal process.

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