Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware Removal Process (remove MatrixCHE08Ransomware)

September 18, 2018

Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware has captured the attention of computer security experts in the discovery of it being among the latest malware threat from the family of Matrix Ransomware threats. The major difference in Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware is that it does not display a ransom note but instead encrypts files and tags them with the .CHE08 file extension.

Those that are victimized by Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware will want promptly remove the threat and then proceed to use a recent system backup to restore the files. Using an updated antimalware tool will suffice to eliminate Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware. Doing such will prevent Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware from causing additional destruction on a PC and get the system back to normal operation.

Are you getting popups from Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware? Have you identified that you have Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware?

If Matrix-CHE08 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 Matrix-CHE08 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 Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware

Manual removal of Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual Matrix-CHE08 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 Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware removal process.

Matrix-CHE08 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 Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Matrix-CHE08 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 Matrix-CHE08 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 Matrix-CHE08 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 Matrix-CHE08 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 Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Matrix-CHE08 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 Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Matrix-CHE08 Ransomware removal process.

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