BugWare Ransomware Removal Process (remove BugWareRansomware)

October 12, 2017

Computer hackers have a focus of causing disruption that many times ends up running aggressive money extortion schemes. Threats like BugWare Ransomware have recently proliferated to cause such destruction as they may encrypt files only to demand a ransom payment to supposedly restore the same files.

In the case of BugWare Ransomware, it is found to be a malware threat that primarily targets computers located in Portuguese-speaking areas, such as Brazil. BugWare Ransomware is usually spread through spam email attachments. Once BugWare Ransomware has loaded, it is prone to encrypting several files and then demanding a payment as a ransom for those files. Computer users who make the choice to pay the ransom may be out of hundreds to thousands of dollars with no guarantee of getting the files back to their normal state. It is best to remove BugWare Ransomware instead, using an antimalware tool and then seeking a system backup to restore the encrypted files.

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

Why should you remove BugWare Ransomware?

If BugWare 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 BugWare 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 BugWare Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove BugWare Ransomware

Manual removal of BugWare Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual BugWare 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 BugWare Ransomware removal process.

BugWare 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 BugWare Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find BugWare 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 BugWare 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


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with BugWare 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 BugWare 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"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with BugWare Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\BugWare 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 BugWare Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that BugWare Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic BugWare Ransomware removal process.

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