Clop Ransomware Removal Process (remove ClopRansomware)

February 11, 2019

Taking a jab at computer users is yet another malware threat that encrypts files to extort money from PC users, which is named Clop Ransomware. The actions of Clop Ransomware are mostly replicated from other recent ransomware threats where it first encrypts files on an infected PC and then display a ransom note demanding a payment to supposedly unlock or decrypt the encrypted files.

Computer users victimized by Clop Ransomware will want to follow our recommended removal process to first eliminate Clop Ransomware by using an updated and trusted antimalware program. Once Clop Ransomware is removed, the process of it encrypting files will stop. However, any files that Clop Ransomware has already encrypted will remain locked.

To solve the issues of having files encrypted by Clop Ransomware one must utilize a recent backup of their affected system to restore them.

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

Why should you remove Clop Ransomware?

If Clop 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 Clop 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 Clop Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Clop Ransomware

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

Clop 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 Clop Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Clop 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 Clop 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 Clop 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 Clop 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 Clop Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Clop 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 Clop Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that Clop Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Clop Ransomware removal process.

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