General information about RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A

RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A is detected as a harmful Trojan that is developed on September 16, 2016. This Trojan has ability to infects and attack all version of Windows like Windows 2000, 7, 8, 95, 98, Me, NT, Vista, XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008. After installation, it can delete, remove or hidden all the files and data. RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A modify the settings of the system such as task manager, DNS settings, registry files, exe files, default browser settings and such more that result to put the system at a high risk. Disable the installed security program and crack the browser firewall from your infected system. The Trojan also allow and assists the remote hackers to collects all the personal details of the users to illegal purpose. It causes slow down the performance of your computer by the usage of the large of the CPU and memory space.

When RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A is executed, it creates the following files:











Distribution Method Of RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A

  • Use of removal drives
  • Sharing of your files by using peer-to-peer file sharing networks.
  • Download free-ware application form suspicious sites.
  • Visiting unauthorized sites
  • When you open junk email or spam email attachments.
  • Browse Rogue sites
  • Using outdated anti-virus programs.

What happens after your PC infected by RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A

RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A decelerates everything on your computer and its cause your system death or crashing. Several system software and application are corrupted by them. Other lots of unwanted programs can automatically install with the help of RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A . The Trojan horse open a backdoor to cyber criminals for remotely control the PC. It can steal your all confidential information like username, PIN number, IP address, passwords, credit card or debit card numbers, address, phone number, and other information. These information sent to cyber criminals to financial fraud. Therefore, it is very important to get rid of RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A from your computer as quickly as possible.


  • Precaution is better then cure. So be careful when you visiting or working online.
  • You should avoid unverified freeware and shareware bundles.
  • Always use updated windows versions.
  • You should not open junk email and spam email attachments received from unfamiliar senders.
  • Never click on malicious advertisements on social networking websites.


How to Uninstall RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option


  • Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents


  • Click on System option


  • On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option


  • Now Click on RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A from Windows 8/8.1

Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.


Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A related processes and then click to “End Task”


Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A infection.


Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.


After that, click Add/Remove Program


Uninstall RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A associated programs from Windows 8/8.1


Uninstall RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A From Window 7/vista

Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode


Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”


First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.


Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A one by one then click on End Task.


Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.


The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.


Now select RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A from Windows XP

Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.


Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.


Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A.


Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.



How to Uninstall RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A

Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar


Click and select on View advanced settings option

advance settings-edge

In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”


Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A

  • Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
  • Select specific page or pages under Open with option
  • After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as


B. How to Delete RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A from Google Chrome

Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions


Select all the malicious extensions including RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A and then select trash icon


Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section


In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser


C. How to Uninstall RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A From Mozilla Firefox

Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.


A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.


In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.


Find RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.


Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.


D. How to Remove RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A From Internet Explorer

First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.

Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.


Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.

A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.

A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select RANSOM_HDDCRYPTOR.A and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE


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