UNNAMED1989 Ransomware Removal Process (remove UNNAMED1989Ransomware)

December 6, 2018

The parties responsible for malware proliferation have made away with a lot of money over many years. New and emerging threats like UNNAMED1989 Ransomware have come to the surface to infect a large number of vulnerable PCs where they run some of the expected actions of other traditional ransomware threats.

UNNAMED1989 Ransomware is a newer type of ransomware that takes on somewhat of the same approach of locking up an infected PC by encrypting files. After encryption, UNNAMED1989 Ransomware will display a ransom note demanding payment to supposedly restore the files. The difference in UNNAMED1989 Ransomware is that instead of demanding a ransom payment in bitcoins it demands it to be paid in a WeChat payment by scanning a QR code with your cell phone.

Victims of UNNAMED1989 Ransomware that make the choice to pay the ransom could be bamboozled and never get the proper decryption code. Though, in some instances the user could get a proper code and go on to decrypt their files but still are left with the UNNAMED1989 Ransomware infection on their computer.

As an assured solution to UNNAMED1989 Ransomware and the encrypted files, the user should first eliminate UNNAMED1989 Ransomware using an antispyware program and then use a system backup to restore all files that the threat encrypted. Doing such will get the affected computer back to its normal operation without locked files.

Are you getting popups from UNNAMED1989 Ransomware? Have you identified that you have UNNAMED1989 Ransomware installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove UNNAMED1989 Ransomware completely from your computer?

Why should you remove UNNAMED1989 Ransomware?

If UNNAMED1989 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 UNNAMED1989 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 UNNAMED1989 Ransomware removal process.

How can you manually remove UNNAMED1989 Ransomware

Manual removal of UNNAMED1989 Ransomware may not be for everyone. Each manual UNNAMED1989 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 UNNAMED1989 Ransomware removal process.

UNNAMED1989 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 UNNAMED1989 Ransomware in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find UNNAMED1989 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 UNNAMED1989 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 UNNAMED1989 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 UNNAMED1989 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"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with UNNAMED1989 Ransomware by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\UNNAMED1989 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 UNNAMED1989 Ransomware completely from your computer. If you find that UNNAMED1989 Ransomware is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic UNNAMED1989 Ransomware removal process.

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