How to Remove MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus)

MafiaWare (.locked-by-mafia file) is a special Ransomware and it infiltrates covertly with Trojan which can be infected from unknown websites or spam emails attachements. MafiaWare (.locked-by-mafia file) will encrypted the files on the computer and none applications can open them at all. It will not totally destroy the operating system or stop users using the internet. Because the files encrypted are used for threatening users. If they are important enough, users will have no choose. And it can smoothly get the money.

MafiaWare (.locked-by-mafia file) encrypts the files on your PC with APS encryption tool on windows OS or Mac OS. And it drops ransom note to lead you buy the decryption key which has the unique code and seldom applications can solve these problems. It tells that this key is only valid for 24 hours. Users generally is panic after learning this, and they may follow the instructions to pay money to certain accounts. Almost $1000 is required and it should be exchanged to bitcoin first. It is not worth this payment because the files can be recover with the application we recommend. But you should remove MafiaWare (.locked-by-mafia file) first.

Believe me! You can’t afford to give MafiaWare (.locked-by-mafia file) a faith because it may drop more threats after this is decryoted with the key. MafiaWare (.locked-by-mafia file) will have a deep cooperation with adware, pop-up virus, redirect virus, or other unwanted programs. So remind youself don’t click any links from MafiaWare (.locked-by-mafia file) and the malware. To lure you give this a click, they are disguised as a program updation or sales ads. Please clean MafiaWare (.locked-by-mafia file) from the computer even if you choose to buy the decryption key from it.

Remove MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) Ransomware Manually

>>Remove MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) ransomware requires two steps: removing MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus)+ recovering the data. The manual part needs users to be professional users and they should find all the registry files related to MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus). If you feel pressure, please choose the automatical part which helps you to get rid of MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) with legistimate tools.

Part 1 For Windows OS users

Part 2 For Mac OS users

Part-1 Manually Get rid of MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) from Windows OS

Step-1 Stop MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) and other unwanted and unfamiliar programs that look suspicious.

Step-4 . Find and delete all registry files created by MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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.)




HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”

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

(Recommend!) Remove MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) on Windows OS

(In general, it is hard for computer users to identify all MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) related files and progress and they may have problems of insufficient removal after the manual steps. Another severe problems is that MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) related threats:

4. Click Remove Selected to get rid of MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MAFIAWARE RANSOMWARE (.LOCKED-BY-MAFIA FILE 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus):

4. Once SpyHunter Anti-Malware completes the scan, click Fix Threats to get rid of all MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus):

3. Check all the files type you want to recover and then click “RECOVER” button to rescue your files from MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus):

Part-2 Guides to get rid of MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) from Mac OS manually

Step-1. Find and delete malicious files related to MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) in “Library” : Finder >> Go >>Library

You may see the following files in Library:

/Library/Application Support/MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus)/

~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) NPAPIPlugin.plugin



/System/Library/Frameworks/MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus).framework

2. Uninstall suspicious applications that may be connected with MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus): Finder >>Applications >> Move to Trash

Step-3. Delete suspicious extensions associated with MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) from Safari: Safari’ >> ‘Preferences’>> extensions >> select suspicious extensions and click Uninstall

(Recommend!) Remove MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) related infections)

4. If the MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) problem still exists, click the Uninstaller tab, and then find and uninstall suspicious and unwanted apps.

(Alternative Method) Remove MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file 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 MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus). Then click “Fix items Safely” to clean up all MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus):

Congrats!MafiaWare Ransomware (.locked-by-mafia file virus) is totally removed and your PC is completely clean. Any question, Please contact us!





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