Description About Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware
Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware has appeared as new variant among the Jigsaw ransomware family and is being considered as under developed. This ransomware resembles the 'SAW' movie series character. It encrypts the targeted files inside PC by making use of “visual basic script” which has been developed by Microsoft and treated as active scripting language. The files with extensions gp, .aaf, .accdb, .aep, .aepx, .aet, .ai, .aif, .as, .as3, .asf, .asp, .asx, .avi, .bmp, .c, .class, .cpp, .cs, .csv, .dat, .db, .dbf, .doc, .docb, .docm, .docx, .dot, .dotm, .dotx, .dwg, .dxf, .efx, .eps, .fla, .flv, .gif, fall in the list file encryption. When the users' PC get infected with Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware then a ransom note becomes visible on the desktop explaining all the events regarding file encryption and demand of ransom of amount 150 USD. The time which is scheduled for payment is 24 hrs.
The note states the following:
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Investigated report by researchers revealed more facts about Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware. Actually this ransomware has been known to append different kind of extensions to the encrypted files such as in the initial time it added .fun, .kkk, .gws, and .btc extension. Later it was brought into light that its German and French version was adding .versiegelt and .encrypted extension. Now the files infected with present variant may be identified with extensions .hush, .paytounlock, .firstname.lastname@example.org and .gefickt . Moreover it also makes intrusion inside window registry to enhance its staying power inside PC. This ransomware may be served for the purpose of deleting Shadow volume copies from the window operating system with the help of command →vssadmin.exe Delete Shadows /All /Quiet.
How Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware gets way for infecting PC?
Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware gets way for infecting PC with the help of website virustotal.com where it inserts its detrimental files for the purpose of getting executed inside the targeted OS. Another ways include the social media site, sharing of file through online, making installation of programs available in free of cost and spam email that frequently carries the malicious attachments.
What occurs when Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware infects PC?
- Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware after getting success in making space inside PC encrypts files with the help of “visual basic script” and appends .hush, .paytounlock, .email@example.com and .gefickt extension for its identification.
- When the users' PC get infected with Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware then a ransom note becomes visible on the desktop explaining all the events regarding file encryption and demand of ransom of amount 150 USD. The time which is scheduled for payment is 24 hrs.
- Moreover it also makes intrusion inside window registry to enhance its staying power inside PC.
- Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware may be exploited for removal of Shadow volume copies of from the OS with the help of command →vssadmin.exe Delete Shadows /All /Quiet.
What Researchers recommend for users?
After the whole analysis Researchers have come to the conclusion that users should never plan to pay demanded ransom as there is high possibility of getting in loss only. Instead users must prefer the backup images to get their encrypted files back. Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware should be removed with the help of trusted anti malware utility or with the help of manual removal methods which has been stated below.
How to Uninstall Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware to remove it from PC.
How to Eliminate Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware infection.
Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.
After that, click Add/Remove Program
Uninstall Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware associated programs from Windows 8/8.1
Uninstall Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware within programs list and click on Uninstall.
Steps to Eliminate Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware.
Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.
How to Uninstall Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware From Your Infected Browser
A. Guidelines to Remove Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware From Microsoft Edge Browser
How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 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 Jigsaw 4.6 Ransomware and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE