INDRIK Ransomware Removal Process (remove INDRIKRansomware)

January 7, 2019

Malware has reached a milestone in its ability to extort money from computer users who are victimized by aggressive ransomware threats as of late. Threats like INDRIK Ransomware have come to the surface where they attack a system through encryption of files and then demands a ransom payment to supposedly restore the encrypted files.

Those who pay the ransom demanded by INDRIK Ransomware may be disappointed as there is no assurance of the threat returning a code or process to decrypt the files.

Instead of taking a risk in paying the ransom, it is recommended that victims of INDRIK Ransomware take matters into their own hands by first removing INDRIK Ransomware by using an antispyware application. Once INDRIK Ransomware is removed, the file encryption process will stop. However, the files that INDRIK Ransomware encrypts will remain encrypted, which can be remedied by using a recent backup of the affected system to restore each of the encrypted files.

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

Why should you remove INDRIK Ransomware?

If INDRIK 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 INDRIK 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 INDRIK Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove INDRIK Ransomware

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

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

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