All files got locked by Bart Ransomware? Cannot open any locked files? A ransom note display on computer screen and forcing to send a ransom amount? Do not understand what can I do? Then, you are at right place. This post will help to eliminate this ransomware from the compromised PC and also recover the files.
General Information About Bart Ransomware
Bart Ransomware belongs to infamous Locky ransomware family that has been discovered by ProofPoint. The Bart Ransomware is referred by this name because of its references to the famous character from the The Simpsons animated series. PC security analysts have noticed a large threat campaign on June 24. It get inside PC with the help of junk email attachments. After installation, it encrypt all files by using RSA or AES encryption algorithms and also add .bart file extension. After the successful file encryption process, it drops a text document and changed the users wallpaper to its ransom note. The ransom note offers to decrypt the data if you will send 3 bitcoins, or approximately $2000. The ransomware does not communicate with a Command & Control server, so it can encrypt a file even if its not connected to a computer. These amount send to hackers account limited time of period. Its highly recommended, you should not send any amount to hackers account because its only a scam to make money.
Bart Ransomware : Delivery
- Opening any junk or spam email attachments which is send by unknown source.
- Download or install freeware application from unverified sites
- Visiting or clicking unauthorized sites.
- Browse rogue sites and install pirated software.
- Watching adult movies and playing online games.
Rogues Activities Of Bart Ransomware
Bart Ransomware encrypt your all files and demand to ransom amount to their decryption key. It can easily steal your all confidential data like credit card number, phone number, IP address, username, password and more. After these, it send these information to cyber crooks to illegal activities. It has ability to install more other threats into the PC. So, it is very necessary to uninstall Bart Ransomware from the targeted PC as early as possible.
How to Uninstall Bart 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 Bart Ransomware to remove it from PC.
How to Eliminate Bart 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 Bart 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 Bart Ransomware infection.
Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.
After that, click Add/Remove Program
Uninstall Bart Ransomware associated programs from Windows 8/8.1
Uninstall Bart 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 Bart 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 Bart Ransomware within programs list and click on Uninstall.
Steps to Eliminate Bart 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 Bart 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 Bart Ransomware.
Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Bart Ransomware related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.
How to Uninstall Bart Ransomware From Your Infected Browser
A. Guidelines to Remove Bart Ransomware From Microsoft Edge Browser
How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Bart 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 Bart 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 Bart 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 Bart 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 Bart 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 Bart 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 Bart 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 Bart Ransomware and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE