Scarab-Recovery Ransomware Removal Process (remove ScarabRecoveryRansomware)

July 12, 2018

Scarab-Recovery Ransomware is suspected to be an additional entry within the family of Scarab Ransomware threats that all are scams designed by money-hungry hackers. The scam run by Scarab-Recovery Ransomware is no different than its predecessors, which is a process of locking up an infected PC through encryption of several files.

After Scarab-Recovery Ransomware has encrypted files, it is known to display a ransom notification that demands a cryptocurrency payment to allegedly restore the encrypted files and return the affected PC back to normal operation. Unfortunately, because Scarab-Recovery Ransomware is a scam, there is no guarantee of Scarab-Recovery Ransomware giving up a process for restoring files, which is why victims of Scarab-Recovery Ransomware should eliminate Scarab-Recovery Ransomware using the proper resources. Once Scarab-Recovery Ransomware is removed, the encrypted files may then be restored using a computer backup.

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

Why should you remove Scarab-Recovery Ransomware?

If Scarab-Recovery 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-Recovery 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-Recovery Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove Scarab-Recovery Ransomware

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

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

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