Few days ago, I received a spam email attachments which is send by unknown person. When I opened this attachment suddenly my all computer files got locked by UltraLocker Ransomware. After that, I was searching its solution then this post help me to remove the ransomware and also get back my all files. So, if you are also suffering those issues from this threat then read this post carefully.
A Brief Information About UltraLocker Ransomware
UltraLocker Ransomware is yet another CryptoWire based open-source ransomware project. It was first discovered by Karsten Hahn. Once inside the PC, it uses AES-256 algorithm to encrypt the targeted files such as MS office documents, pictures, video and more. During the encryption process, the ransomware renames encrypted files using the "[file_name].locked.[file_extension]" pattern. For example "sample.jpg" is renamed after the encryption process to "sample.locked.jpg". After that, the nasty malware opens a pop-up window containing a ransom-demand message. According to the message “the only way you can recover your files it to buy a decryption key.” The key is stored on a remote server controlled by UltraLocker's developers and victims are encouraged to pay a ransom to the value of $1000 in Bitcoins. To send the ransom amount victims must contact developers via an email address provided that is email@example.com. Its highly recommended to do not trust these type of any ransom note.
Screen Shot Of Ransom Message
Distribution Method Used By UltraLocker Ransomware
Mostly, UltraLocker Ransomware distributed with the help of spam or junk email attachments. Some of attachments contain lots of harmful threats along with. If any user open this type of malicious attachments then, it can invade the targeted PC. Some other sources of UltraLocker Ransomware–
- Downland freeware application
- Using peer-to-peer file sharing networks.
- Playing online games and watching adult movies.
- Without scanning insert any infected removal device.
- Install pirated software and browse rogue sites.
Harmful Impacts Made By UltraLocker Ransomware
UltraLocker Ransomware is developed using open-source code. Therefore, it is safe to assume that the creators of this nasty threat have poor programming knowledge. If you will send any amount then do not take any positive result – you will simply be scammed. Therefore, never attempt to contact these people or pay any ransom. Unfortunately, there are no tools capable of restoring files. This problem can only be resolved by restoring your files or system from a backup. Hence if you want to fix all these type of issues then get rid of UltraLocker Ransomware immediately from the PC.
How to Uninstall UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware to remove it from PC.
How to Eliminate UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware infection.
Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.
After that, click Add/Remove Program
Uninstall UltraLocker Ransomware associated programs from Windows 8/8.1
Uninstall UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware within programs list and click on Uninstall.
Steps to Eliminate UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware.
Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the UltraLocker Ransomware related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.
How to Uninstall UltraLocker Ransomware From Your Infected Browser
A. Guidelines to Remove UltraLocker Ransomware From Microsoft Edge Browser
How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall UltraLocker Ransomware
Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar
Click and select on View advanced settings option
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 UltraLocker Ransomware
- 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 UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware 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 UltraLocker Ransomware and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE