How to remove Cry virus

Cry is the new ransomware that wants to earn money from you. Cry is not the super-efficient or super-complex program, and it. Actually it doesn’t need to be complex, just protected from cracking. And Cry ransomware surely has some protection. All files, possessed by Cry are encrypted with AES and RSA encryption algorithms, which means that there’s no way to decrypt them without paying the ransom. It acts exactly like any other ransomware virus: penetrates your PC via email, encrypts all files and sends you a message with demands. The virus can affect all possible file extensions, and all types of files. The encrypted files gain new .cry extension. The only good thing for its victims is that Cry ransomware doesn’t act aggressively. It doesn’t remove our files after some time, and doesn’t double the ransom, so user got the time to solve the problem. Currently there is no specific decryption tool for Cry ransomware, but we will help you to remove this virus from your PC and prevent the infection in future.

Cry virus


How to remove Cry Virus from your system

The removal of virus is very important, because until Cry ransomware will exist on your PC, you won’t be able to work or use the PC in any other way. Ransomware will encrypt all files that will be downloaded on the infected PC, and you’ll need more and more resources to solve the problem. The only reason to leave the virus is if you are going to pay the ransom. We strongly advise you not to pay, but if you will – you should keep the virus on your PC until all files will be restored. The hackers may not keep their word, and just take your money, there are no guarantees, you should understand that. But if the encrypted files are really important for you – you can try. If you don’t want to feed the cyber-criminals, and want to try another method of decryption – the virus must be removed.

Step 1. Boot into Safe mode

Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe

Safe mode. Step 1

On the tab Boot select Safe boot

Safe mode. Step 2

Step 2. Check Startup folder

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable unknown programs in the Startup tab


Step 3. Check hosts file

Modify hosts file, that located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ .

Hosts file.Step 1

Open the file with Notepad and delete suspicious strings.

Hosts file.Step 2

It has to look like this:

Hosts file.Step 3

Step 4. Scan the system with antiviral scanner

The manual removal is pretty fast and easy, but if you encountered some difficulties, or you have other viruses on your PC, except Cry ransomware, you better try the automatic removal. It is much faster than manual, and requires less experience and practice. Also, it is more efficient against multiple threats. The removal software makes no mistakes, and can remove many viruses in few minutes, and all you have to do – is to click “scan and remove” button. So, it’s your choice, and if you choose the automatic way – we have the decent software for you.

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Step 5. Disable Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable Safe boot in the Boot tab

Deactivate Safe mode

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