Dharma-Boost Ransomware Removal Process (remove DharmaBoostRansomware)

October 9, 2018

Dharma-Boost Ransomware is a threat that we have found to join the rankings of ransomware related to the famous Dharma family of threats. Such a threat is known for its aggressiveness in encrypting files on an infected Windows PC where it will then relay a ransom note demanding a rather high ransom payment demanded to be paid in cryptocurrency to supposedly provide a decryption code to restore all files that it initially encrypted.

Those who have fallen victim to Dharma-Boost Ransomware will want to take prompt action to first eliminate the threat, so it will stop encrypting files. Such a process has been proven to be accomplished by using an updated and trusted antispyware program that is able to eliminate ransomware on a Windows computer.

Once Dharma-Boost Ransomware is removed, the victimized PC user may then proceed to use a recent system backup to restore the files that Dharma-Boost Ransomware encrypted. The restoration process may be done easily through the Windows control panel for restoring files from a backup copy.

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

Why should you remove Dharma-Boost Ransomware?

If Dharma-Boost 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 Dharma-Boost 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 Dharma-Boost Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Dharma-Boost Ransomware

Manual removal of Dharma-Boost Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual Dharma-Boost 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 Dharma-Boost Ransomware removal process.

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

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