How to remove Mole ransomware virus

.Mole refers to the extremely harmful class of malicious programs that may be encountered by the normal user. Most of these programs just bring inconvenience, and the consequences of their deeds can be eliminated in few minutes, while ransomware inflicts serious damage, and in most cases, you need to waste money to fix it. The very dangerous of all is the encrypting ransomware, like .Mole, which causes greatest gain to its creators, and great harm to its victims. In this guide we’ll teach you how you can get rid of .Mole, and how you can probably get back the encrypted data without paying a ransom.

Ransomware gets on the PC through viral attachments in e-mail, and then begins to encrypt information. If you did not manage to stop the virus on the stage of infection, then your files will be corrupted. Almost all types of files that can appear on usual person's laptop can be encrypted by this ransomware. The encryption takes from a few minutes to 2-3 hours. Encoding speed might vary depending on the laptop power and the number of information stored on it. Scammers use the crypto-currency, called Bitcoins and demand the ransom to be paid in it.

.Mole uses the strongest algorithms of encryption, which cannot be decrypted if the secret key is unknown. Thereby, you only have one totally dependable technique of data recovery: to use the backup. If you have no backups - you can forget about your data, because you have no guarantee that web-criminals, which stolen the data won’t trick you one more time when the ransom will be received. There are few possibilities to restore your files, but they can't ensure you success.

How to remove .Mole Virus

File decryption is the first objective that you think about, when you have ransomware in your system. Nevertheless, .Mole must be removed to shield new files. Virus deletion is a necessary stage of all restoring techniques. If you use the recovery in manual mode or the usage of backups, you should delete the malware ASAP, and if you prefer to pay those hackers - the ransomware should be deleted after the total data decryption. You can delete the ransomware with use of special anti-virus program, or by-hand. Reliability and speed of each manner are identical, but the requirements for your practice and knowledge are extremely different. You must be a skilled PC operator to do the manual uninstalling without errors. User has to understand what to do and how to prevent a possible mistake. Removal with use of anti-virus doesn't require any experience of its customer. Operator simply needs to do a few clicks and wait for a few minutes. Below this part, you'll find the detailed set of advices to uninstall .Mole. We carefully describe each part of the process, to prevent any mistakes. But, if you don't like the manual disposal, and want to get the great level of defense against any ransomware - you have to buy the decent anti-virus. Download Spyhunter to remove .Mole 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 .Mole

The issue of encrypting virus has the single reliable solution, and it is the load of backups. All other ways that we describe here can't guarantee the efficient recovery. The fact that the backups are stored on external media, makes them completely insensitive to viral influence. Other ways are based on the Windows functionality, and their efficiency depends on the virus itself and user's experience. Anyway, except the backups, and the paying of fee, there are other methods to get your files back. Some of them can be performed manually and some - with help of an additional recovery software. You can read more about these methods in our article about file recovery.




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