Rightsor Ransomware Removal Process (remove RightsorRansomware)

September 11, 2018

Rightsor Ransomware is a creation from hackers who are looking to extort money from computer users by first locking down their PC through encryption of several files. Upon encrypting files, Rightsor Ransomware will tag each encrypted files with the ".rcrypted" file extension, which in turn makes them easy to identify. Regardless of easily identifying the encrypted files they will all be inaccessible and warrant decryption, which is offered by Rightsor Ransomware for a ransom fee.

Those who pay the ransom fee may or may not get the proper decryption code as promised granting the encrypted files a restoration back to their readable state. Ultimately, it's a gamble in paying the ransom, which is why experts recommend that victimized computer users instead eliminate Rightsor Ransomware and restore the encrypted files from a backup of their system.

Using a recent backup will ensure all files are restored to their normal state. However, before restoring specific files it is best to first eliminate Rightsor Ransomware using an antispyware program to ensure the files are not encrypted again.

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

Why should you remove Rightsor Ransomware?

If Rightsor 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 Rightsor 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 Rightsor Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Rightsor Ransomware

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

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

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