FCrypt Ransomware Removal Process (remove FCryptRansomware)

February 12, 2019

FCrypt Ransomware is a dangerous malware threat known to encrypt files on an infected Windows PC. The encryption actions from FCrypt Ransomware are known to utilize ransom MD5 hashes and use an AES encryption key that is required to decrypt the files.

Upon infection of FCrypt Ransomware it will offer a decryption key to the victimized computer user for a ransom fee that may end up costing hundreds to thousands of dollars. Those who commit to paying the ransom may or may not get the proper decryption key code as paying such is a gamble with computer hackers behind FCrypt Ransomware.

The best option is to first remove FCrypt Ransomware from an infected PC using an antispyware program and then seek a system backup to restore files that FCrypt Ransomware may have encrypted.

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

Why should you remove FCrypt Ransomware?

If FCrypt 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 FCrypt 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 FCrypt Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove FCrypt Ransomware

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

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

    bookmark-add-favorite

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

    safe-mode

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

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