How to remove (uninstall) Matrix

There are plenty of dangerous viruses in the Web, but ransomware is the worst. Most of hijackers only call discommode, and the effects of their actions can be eliminated in few minutes, while ransomware inflicts serious damage, and often, you need to waste lots of resources to fix it. The encrypting virus is the worst thing that can happen to your PC. In this guide we’ll explain you, how to eliminate Matrix, and how you might possibly recover the encoded data without paying to hackers.

Ransomware infects the system through viral additions in e-mail, and then promptly starts to encrypt the files. If you haven't stopped ransomware before it sneaked in, then your data will be encrypted. Almost all sorts of files that may be found on ordinary user's machine can be corrupted by Matrix. The encoding takes from several minutes to several hours. Encoding speed might change depending on the laptop capacity and the amount of files stored on it. Scammers want ransom to be paid in bitcoins.

Matrix applies the very complicated encryption algorithms that cannot be decrypted if the secret key is unknown. This means that there is just single 100% dependable way to recover the data: the use of backup. The absence of backups mean that you can say goodbye to your data, because you cannot be sure that web-criminals, which hacked your machine, won’t trick you one more time after the payment. The information may be decrypted in few ways, but they are not really dependable.

How to delete Matrix Virus

If the PC is penetrated by Matrix, the major thing is not the disposal of the ransomware itself, but the recovery of files. Deleting the ransomware doesn't change the condition of files, which are already corrupted, however, since the virus remains in the system, all new files are at hazard. Ransomware deletion is a needed phase of any decryption manner. The instant uninstall is required if you decided to decrypt the files in manual way, or you have the backups to load, and if you prefer to pay those criminals - the ransomware must be uninstalled when the data will be fully recovered. You can delete the virus with use of specific antivirus program, or by-hand. Both methods have their advantages and disadvantages, but the main distinction among them are the requirements. Manual disposal requires some skills of who performs it. Skill is required in order to prevent errors or to neutralize the effects of error, if it does happen. Deletion with use of anti-viral software does not require any practice from its operator. Operator simply has to click on few icons and wait for five minutes. Below this paragraph, you will find the detailed set of advices for uninstalling of Matrix. This guide is checked many times by hundreds of thousands of customers, they are entirely safe and very plain. If you like the prolonged defense and complete cleanup of system with no effort on your part - you may get a worthy antivirus right now! Download Spyhunter to remove Matrix virus automatically

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


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Step 5. Disable Safe mode

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

Deactivate Safe mode

How to restore files encrypted by Matrix

The issue of Matrix has the single reliable solution - to backup the system. All other manners which are described below cannot guarantee the successful decryption. The major strength of backup copies is that they are stored on the separate drive, and are not available for viral exposure. Other ways depend on the OS functionality, and their effectiveness may be minimized by the complexity of the virus and the lack of skill. These additional methods and tips can be found in our article about file recovery.




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