Matrix-SBLOCK Ransomware Removal Process (remove MatrixSBLOCKRansomware)

March 1, 2019

There are many deals to be made in the world today. However, when it comes to computer malware threats like Matrix-SBLOCK Ransomware there is a deal that the threat attempts to offer that may turn out to be a scam.

Matrix-SBLOCK Ransomware is known to be a recreation of older ransomware that encrypts files on a PC and then attempts to make a deal by demanding a ransom for the encrypted files from the PC user. Those who fall for the trick may end up losing hundreds to thousands of dollars without a guarantee of getting the files restored.

To take matters into one's own hands, it is best that victims of Matrix-SBLOCK Ransomware instead eliminate the malware using an antimalware program and then seek a system backup to restore any files that the threat has left encrypted.

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

Why should you remove Matrix-SBLOCK Ransomware?

If Matrix-SBLOCK 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-SBLOCK 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-SBLOCK Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Matrix-SBLOCK Ransomware

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

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

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