Scarab-kitty Ransomware Removal Process (remove ScarabkittyRansomware)

March 6, 2019

Scarab-kitty Ransomware is a suspected malware threat fresh out of the hands of the same hackers who created older variations of the Scarab Ransomware threat. By coming out of an older line of ransomware, Scarab-kitty Ransomware looks to be a replicated attempt to extort money from computer users victimized by such a threat.

Those who encounter Scarab-kitty Ransomware on their PC will notice that they have several files encrypted and left inaccessible thus causing system errors. As recommended by computer security experts in the past, the solution to such a threat is to first go through a removal process that involves using an updated antimalware tool.

Once one has removed Scarab-kitty Ransomware from their system the files that it initially encrypted may remain in their locked state. To get those files restored it may be best to utilize a recent backup of the affected system’s hard drive to restore the files individually, which will get the system back to normal operation.

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

Why should you remove Scarab-kitty Ransomware?

If Scarab-kitty 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-kitty 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-kitty Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Scarab-kitty Ransomware

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

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

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