Remove .dharma File Ransomware and Restore “.dharma” Extension

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Introduction about .dharma File Ransomware

Dharma ransomware is a ransom threat which uses the email address "". It uses this email to communicate with the victim's of .dharma File Ransomware. Once the ransom virus successfully enter inside the users system then it start to encrypting the users files and as the encryption has been finished then it append a file extension named ".dharma" with each encoded files. Some of the experts assume that it may be generate on the name of the Dharma and Greg TV series but it is not really confirmed yet. After finish the encryption process it immediately send the users a ransom note on their desktop screen to make a payment in order to terminate the new file extension and recover your files. As the users download the infected attachments on the system the infection vector of the ransom threat is immediately get into your PC and the ransomware execute automatically and it start to inject commands in the Windows processes such as explore.exe and svchost.exe. This ransom threat can delete the Shadow Volume Copies or other backup files on the system by executing "vssadmin command in concealed mode:"


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After then it deletes all the history of your files and this malware start to add registry entries by use the data Run and RunOnce 3Windows Registry subkeys. This enables the threat to encrypt the system files like documents, image, audio, video and spreadsheets.

How does .dharma File Ransomware replicate their infection

According to the users of security forum they reported that this malware has been attack on various systems on office networks, home network and also the organiztions too. It can be done in various ways. some of these ways are :

  • A infected flash drive has been directly used in office system and as you inserted into the system you get the infection.

  • It also replicate itself as you use different external media drives on one computer to another through this way infection can easily get into your PC.

  • It generally targeting the users by the campaign of spam emails. Attachments that may carry the infection payload of .dharma File Ransomware.   


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How to Uninstall .dharma File 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 .dharma File Ransomware to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate .dharma File 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 .dharma File 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 .dharma File Ransomware infection.


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


After that, click Add/Remove Program


Uninstall .dharma File Ransomware associated programs from Windows 8/8.1


Uninstall .dharma File 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 .dharma File 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 .dharma File Ransomware within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate .dharma File 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 .dharma File 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 .dharma File Ransomware.


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



How to Uninstall .dharma File Ransomware From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove .dharma File Ransomware From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall .dharma File Ransomware

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 .dharma File 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 .dharma File 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 .dharma File 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 .dharma File 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 .dharma File 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 .dharma File 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 .dharma File Ransomware and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE


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