Scarab-FastRecovery Ransomware Removal Process (remove ScarabFastRecoveryRansomware)

June 12, 2018

Coming out of the growing Scarab family of malware, the threat Scarab-FastRecovery Ransomware has captivated many computer users not for good reasons but for the demands of a ransom as the threat holds PC files hostage. The process that Scarab-FastRecovery Ransomware performs to hold a system hostage is by encrypting several files on an infected computer where it will demand a ransom payment to supposedly unlock the files.

Where the trickery of Scarab-FastRecovery Ransomware comes in is when it fails to provide a decryption code or method of restoring files that it encrypted even when a victimized PC user pays the demanded cryptocurrency ransom. Because of this uncertainty, it is highly suggested that those victimized by Scarab-FastRecovery Ransomware eliminate the threat using an antispyware tool and then use a system backup copy to restore all encrypted files.

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

Why should you remove Scarab-FastRecovery Ransomware?

If Scarab-FastRecovery 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 Scarab-FastRecovery 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 Scarab-FastRecovery Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Scarab-FastRecovery Ransomware

Manual removal of Scarab-FastRecovery Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual Scarab-FastRecovery 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 Scarab-FastRecovery Ransomware removal process.

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

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