Eliminate Ransom.Trashi : How To Uninstall It


Technical Report On Ransom.Trashi

Threat Name




Danger Level



22 February


23 February 2017, 12:46:41 AM

Distribution Channel

Junk email attachments, malicious sites, freeware application.


Encrypts all stored files and demand a ransom amount.

Affected OS

Windows XP, Vista, 10, 8/8.1, 7

Summary On Ransom.Trashi

Ransom.Trashi is detected as a harmful Trojan threat that has been developed by the cyber criminals in order to infect all version of Windows OS. Its main purpose is earn quick money by performing various illegal activities into the compromised PC. The malware works as a ransomware threat. Ransom.Trashi is capable to encrypts all your stored files and folders including images, audio, video, PDF and adds .ISHTAR extension for each encrypted files. After that, it also leave a ransom note that contain full information about how to receive a decryption tool. In order to purchase this tool victim send a ransom amount for its mentioned address.

When Ransom.Trashi is executed it creates following files-



Ransom.Trashi create the following registries entries-


Channels To Drop Ransom.Trashi

  • While user open any junk or Spam email attachments which is sent by unknown source.
  • Installing freeware application from unverified source.
  • Visiting or clicking any malicious links.
  • Playing online games from unauthorized sites.
  • Without scanning inserting infected media device.
  • Using P2P file sharing network and outdated anti-virus software program.

Malicious Doings Of Ransom.Trashi

Ransom.Trashi cause several issue occur on infected PC including PC hang, plug-in crash and many more. User often complains that due to the presence of malicious threat, desktop background keeps on changing automatically and not just this warning keeps on triggering on to user’s screen too. It can easily destroy the default settings of Windows PC and start corrupting and deleting the system files. Additionally, it steal your all confidential details such as login ID, debit card or credit card number, PIN number, contact number, bank related information, password and more. After getting these details, it sent to cyber crooks in order to perform malicious activities. It modifies crucial system settings and makes your system literally slow. The nasty threat also create a backdoor in your PC and makes it vulnerable for further malware attacks. So, it is very important to get rid of Ransom.Trashi from the infected Windows OS as quickly as possible. For prevent your PC from this malware attack users should used updated and latest anti-virus software. Never visit any malicious sites and do not click on them.

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How to Uninstall Ransom.Trashi 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.Trashi to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate Ransom.Trashi 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.Trashi 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.Trashi infection.


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


After that, click Add/Remove Program


Uninstall Ransom.Trashi associated programs from Windows 8/8.1


Uninstall Ransom.Trashi 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.Trashi 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.Trashi within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate Ransom.Trashi 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.Trashi 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.Trashi.


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



How to Uninstall Ransom.Trashi From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove Ransom.Trashi From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Ransom.Trashi

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.Trashi

  • 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.Trashi 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.Trashi 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.Trashi 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.Trashi 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.Trashi 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.Trashi and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE


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