Five Minutes to Get Rid of .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus Completely


 
.exo (ExoLock) Files Virus is a fresh file encryption virus breaks out recently. Similar to other ransomware, .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus is mainly attached files of spam emails. For instance, when you receive a fake email disguising as express delivery notification, you will easily be lured to download and open its attachments to check the message, and then .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus will be activated as soon as you double click the file. The only purpose is get ransom fees from victims by selling its so-called decryption key which costs lots of money. If you cannot afford the fees or refuse to buy the key, .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus will completely ruin all your files. You will see a warning from a screen popup or a BMD or TXT file left by .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus similar this:

ccording research by our lab, it has been confirmed that .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus can encrypt almost all the file types on your system, including .avi, .png. mp4, .jpg, .cer, .doc, .PDF and so on. When you double click the encrypted files, you will get a error all the time. After that, .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus displays a instruction for you to restore your files, that is to visit hacker’s websites and send money to them to get the decryption key. You may take it as a last straw to recover your files, however, our research team has found that this could be a scam. That means you may not get your files back even you purchase the expensive key. Moreover, the payment process may be monitored by hacker and you may lose all money in your account. Therefore, do not send money to the maker of .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus virus. Now it is important to delete .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus from system completely so that the amount of encrypted files can be minimized and your new files will be threatened. After that, you can try to use some legitimate data recovery app to restore your files, at least a small part of them. Follow the guide below to get rid of .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus now:
 

As you know, spam ads such as .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus is generated from adware. So the real nature of .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus is obvious and it is utilized by adware to control the computer. As a result, the adware will bring about the issues on this pop-up ads, and after that it will counsel to take after the guidelines to fix the problems. They promise you that it will help you to take care of these issues well after receiving money. However, the page of .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus will turn up again and warn you with the same issues.
 

Remove .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus Ransomware Manually

>>Remove .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus ransomware requires two steps: removing .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus+ recovering the data. The manual part needs users to be professional users and they should find all the registry files related to .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus. If you feel pressure, please choose the automatical part which helps you to get rid of .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus with legistimate tools.


Part 1 For Windows OS users

Part 2 For Mac OS users


Part-1 Manually Get rid of .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus from Windows OS

Step-1 Stop .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus related process

1. Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys to lanch Windows Task Manager

2. Search process related to malware or viruses and click End Process

(Warning! Be careful of choosing the right process or you will be put in big trouble. If you are uncertain about it, please skip to the step-2)


Step -2. Get rid of unwanted Extensions related with .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus from Chrome, Firefox, IE and Microsoft Edge browser.

On Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu button on the browser toolbar.
  2. Click Tools.
  3. Select Extensions.
  4. Click the trash can icon to delete .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus extension.
  5. Make sure to remove all extensions you do not know or need.
  6. A confirmation dialog appears, click Remove.


On Firefox

  1. Click the menu button and choose Add-ons. The Add-ons Manager tab will open.
  2. In the Add-ons Manager tab, select the Extensions panel.
  3. Make sure to remove all extensions you do not know or need.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button of .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus.
  5. Click Restart now if it pops up.


On Internet Explorer

  1. Open the IE, click the Tools button , and then click Manage add-ons.
  2. Click Toolbars and Extensions on left side of the window., and then select .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus
  3. Make sure to remove all BHO’s you do not know or need.
  4. If the add-on can be deleted, you’ll see the Remove option. Click Remove and then click Close. Otherwise click Disable button.

On Microsoft Edge

(Microsoft Edge browser still does not have extensions settings. Now we only need to reset search engine and homepage to keep web browser hijacker away from the browser)

1. Rest the default search engine to remove browser hijacker

  • Select More (…) on the address bar, then Settings
  • Click View advanced settings
  • Click <Add new> under “Search in the address bar with”, then input the search engine you like
  • Now select the search engine you like and click Add as defaul

2. Rest the homepage on Microsoft Edge to remove redirect virus

  • Select More (…) on the address bar, then Settings
  • Under Open with, select A specific page or pages
  • select Custom to enter the URL of page you want to set as homepage


Step-3. Uninstall all Potentially Unwanted Programs related .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus

1. Open Control Panel window.
Win 10 user Right-click on the Windows Start button and chooseControl Panel

Win 8 user Open the Settings Charm Bar by pressing Windows + I key on your keyboard , then click on the Control Panel option

Win 7 / Vista / XP user – Click on the Start button to open your Start Menu, then Click Control Panel

2. In Control Panel, click on Uninstall a program under the Programs category

3. In the Programs and Features window, click Installed On to display the latest programs, scroll through the list to seek and uninstall .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus and other unwanted and unfamiliar programs that look suspicious.


Step-4 . Find and delete all registry files created by .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus

1. Call out the Run window by pressing Windows + R keys together, and then type regedit and hit Enter key :

2. Find out and remove all registry files related with .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus virus listed below:
(You may not be able to find out all files listed below as the virus keeps changing its files with name and path.)

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\Muvic_RASAPI32

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\Muvic_RASMANCS

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[adware name]


(Recommend!) Remove .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus on Windows OS

(In general, it is hard for computer users to identify all .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus related files and progress and they may have problems of insufficient removal after the manual steps. Another severe problems is that .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus-related unwanted programs insert malicious code in the registry. The wrong removal will harm the enthir system. So we recomnend you a tools suite for removing .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus. SpyHunter Anti-Malware or Plumbytes Anti-Malware is designed to take care various virus and malware, and it is frinedly to the computer system and cause none harms and privacy leakage. It will run well on the system. )

Step-1 Install Plumbytes Anti-Malware.

1. Click the button below to download Plumbytes Anti-Malware

2. Double-click antimalwaresetup.exe to start the installation.

3.Run a system scan automatically to detect .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus related threats:

4. Click Remove Selected to get rid of .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus and all hidden viruses.


Step-2 Install Stellar Phoenix RAID Recovery: recover all the data decrypted

(Stellar Phoenix RAID Recovery is powerful, all-in-one, feature-rich software to recover lost or inaccessible data on Windows. The tool has a full range of advanced features for recovering files, photos, videos, documents, and emails from Windows hard drives, external media, and RAID servers. All the features of Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery Pro plus RAID recovery and remote recovery.)

1.Download: Stellar Windows Data Recovery

2. install>> click Scan Now to remove the corrupted files

3. Select the file types you want to recover >> click Recover button:


 


(Alternative Method)Remove .EXO (EXOLOCK) FILES VIRUS Automatically

>>if you feel this method is easier or you have already got SpyHunter on your computer, you can choose this method!

Step-1 Install SpyHunter Anti-Malware.

1. Click the button below to download SpyHunter Anti-Malware:

2. After downloaded, double-click SpyHunter-Installer to start installing SpyHunter Anti-Malware.

3. When SpyHunter Anti-Malware is installed, run a scan to detect .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus:

4. Once SpyHunter Anti-Malware completes the scan, click Fix Threats to get rid of all .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus

Step-2 Install Restore Files with Data Recovery Pro:recover all encryption files

(Recovery step: it helps you to decrypt all files and fix all the error and bugs. Data Recovery Pro can be kept for long to keep the PC safe and clean. It will block .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus comming again and other unwanted programs and threads to get on board)

1. Download and install:Data Recovery Pro:

2. Select Quick Scan or Full Scan and then click “Start Scan“to detect files damages by .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus:

3. Check all the files type you want to recover and then click “RECOVER” button to rescue your files from .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus:

 

 


Part-2 Guides to get rid of .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus from Mac OS manually

Step-1. Find and delete malicious files related to .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus in “Library” : Finder >> Go >>Library

You may see the following files in Library:

/Library/Application Support/.exo (ExoLock) Files Virus/

~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/.exo (ExoLock) Files Virus NPAPIPlugin.plugin

/Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/Jack

/Library/InputManagers/CTLoader/

/System/Library/Frameworks/.exo (ExoLock) Files Virus.framework


2. Uninstall suspicious applications that may be connected with .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus: Finder >>Applications >> Move to Trash

Step-3. Delete suspicious extensions associated with .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus from Safari: Safari’ >> ‘Preferences’>> extensions >> select suspicious extensions and click Uninstall


(Recommend!) Remove .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus on Mac OS Manually

The best Mac OS protector: MacBooster 4 Lite,it will take care all issues on Mac for you. The functions include removing Malware, Adware, Spyware and Trojan; finding out junk file to keep your hard disk from being wasted; speeding up your Mac to make it run like new, uninstalling stubborn anr rogue apps completely; Cleanning to regain more available RAM and make apps start faster; Locating and removing the duplicated files on your Mac quickly; Finding and removing the large files you no longer need to free up more space; Securely deleting unwanted files without having them being recoverable.

1. Click the Free Downloadbutton below to download MacBooster 4 Lite, and run the file to completely the installation.

2. Once installed, click the System Status tab and click “Scan” to diagnose your Mac.

3. click “Fix” button to solve all detected problems. (You can also navigate to “Malware Removal” tab directly and scan and remove all .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus related infections)

4. If the .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus problem still exists, click the Uninstaller tab, and then find and uninstall suspicious and unwanted apps.


(Alternative Method) Remove .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus with MacKeep

>>if you have already got Mackeep on the computer, you can choose this method.

1. click here:download MacKeep” or the download button below download MacKeeper now:

2. Double-click “MacKeeper.3.10.2.pkg” <<follow its instructions to install it:

3. In “System Status” tab, run a Scan to detect the .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus. Then click “Fix items Safely” to clean up all .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus:

4. In Find & Fix tab, you can check the status of Mac and remove all threats.

5. In Geek on Demand tab, contact an expert to help you as an personal assistant.The Apple Certified Support Professional expert will provide solutions for any technical problem, whether a minor nuisance or a catastrophic failure.

6. Internet Security – Protect your Mac from identity theft, malware, spyware, adware, viruses and identity theft while using the Internet.

7. Files Recovery – Deleting files does not necessarily mean losing them forever. Now you can recover even after they are deleted from the trash.

8.Files Finder – Search and quickly find any lost or misplaced file, even without knowing what folder is.

9. Disk Usage – Look at the size of the folders on your hard drive to see at a glance which folders take up more space.

10.Anti-theft – If you steal your Mac, theft continues its location and even makes a snapshot of the thief with iSight.

 

The entire auto-method is easy to operate. You could be your own PC Guard with them. We hope it achieve a clean PC environment for you! Any question, Please contact us!



Friendly reminder:

Any careless behavior will bring in .exo (ExoLock) Files Virus. Please keep in mind that you should keep away from the spam email, illegal website, and unlicensed software, or anything of unreliable source.

Besides, regular security scan on the PC is recommended. And please reserve the functional and healthy security programs to assist you. RegcurePro for Windows OS and Mackeeper can be a great assistant. Wish you a clean computer environment!

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