How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware

What is data encoding malicious program

RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware ransomware is a file-encrypting piece of malware that can cause a lot of damage. If you get your PC infected, you may lose access to your files for good, so infection is no simple matter. Furthermore, contaminating a computer is quite easy, therefore making data encoding malware a very damaging contamination. If you have recently opened a strange email attachment, clicked on a dubious advertisement or downloaded an ‘update’ promoted on some untrustworthy page, that’s how you possibly picked up the infection. Once the encryption process is finished, you’ll get a ransom note, asking you to pay for file decoding. You’ll likely be demanded to pay a minimum of a couple hundred dollars, depending on what file encoding malware you have, and how valuable your data is. It is not suggested to pay, even if you’re asked for a small sum. There’s nothing preventing cyber criminals from simply taking your money, without providing you a decoding tool. If you take the time to look into it, you’ll certainly find accounts of people not recovering data, even after paying. Think about investing the money into some type of backup, so that if this were to reoccur, you you would not be endangering your data. We are certain you will find a suitable option as there are many to select from. If backup was made prior to you infecting your computer, you can restore data after you remove RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware. You will encounter malware like this all over, and contamination is likely to happen again, so you need to be ready for it. To keep a computer safe, one must always be on the lookout for potential threats, becoming familiar with their spread methods.

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File encoding malicious software distribution methods

Although you can find exceptions, a lot of data encrypting malicious program prefer to use primitive spread methods, such as spam email, infected ads and downloads. More sophisticated methods are generally less common.

You must have recently opened a corrupted file from an email which ended up in the spam folder. All crooks spreading the ransomware have to do is add a corrupted file to an email, send it to potential victims, who infect their systems as soon as they open the file. It is quite ordinary for those emails to cover topic like money, which is the topic people are likely to think to be important, thus wouldn’t hesitate to open such an email. In addition to mistakes in grammar, if the sender, who ought to certainly know your name, uses greetings such as Dear User/Customer/Member and firmly pressures you to open the attachment, it might be a sign that the email contains ransomware. If the email was from a company of whom you are a client of, they would have automatically inserted your name into the email, instead of a general greeting. You may encounter company names such as Amazon or PayPal used in those emails, as a familiar name would make the email seem more legitimate. Through malicious advertisements/downloads could have also been how you got the file encrypting malware. If you often engage with advertisements while visiting strange websites, it is not really surprising that your computer is infected. And stick to valid download sources as much as possible, because otherwise you are putting your system in jeopardy. You should never get anything, whether it is programs or updates, from questionable sources, which include adverts. If a program had to update itself, it would do it itself or alert you, but never through browser.

What happened to your files?

An infection could result in you being permanently locked out of your files, which is what makes it such a dangerous infection. The process of encoding your data take a very short time, so it is possible you will not even notice it. Once your files have been encrypted, you will notice that they have a file extension. Strong encryption algorithms will be used to lock your files, which makes decrypting files for free very difficult or even impossible. When encryption is finished, you’ll get a ransom note, which will attempt to explain to you what you should do next. The note will demand that you pay for a decoding utility but complying with the demands isn’t recommended. If you’re expecting the crooks who locked your data in the first place to provide you a decryptor, you might be disappointed, because they may just take your money. Additionally, you’d be supporting the future projects of these cyber criminals. And, more and more people will become attracted to the business which is believed to have earned $1 billion in 2016. As we have mentioned before, investing into backup would be better, which would keep copies of your files safe for when the originals are lost. And your data wouldn’t be endangered if this kind of threat hijacked your system again. Delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware if it is still inhabiting your system, instead of giving into requests. If you become familiar with how these infections spread, you should be able to dodge them in the future.

How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware

For the process of fully terminating the ransomware, you will have to obtain malicious program removal software, if it isn’t already present on your computer. Because your device got infected in the first place, and because you are reading this, you may not be very computer-savvy, which is why we wouldn’t suggest you attempt to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware manually. It would be a better idea to use anti-malware software which would not be jeopardizing your system. The program should remove RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware, if it is still present, as those tools are made for taking care of such threats. However, in case you aren’t sure about where to start, scroll down for instructions. Bear in mind that the tool won’t help with file decryption, all it will do is make sure the threat is no longer present on your system. Although in some cases, malware specialists release free decryptors, if the ransomware can be decrypted.

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Learn how to remove RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Remove RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware using Safe Mode with Networking.

a) Step 1. Access Safe Mode with Networking.

For Windows 7/Vista/XP
  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart → OK.
  2. Press F8 multiple times until Advanced Boot Options appear.
  3. Select Safe Mode with Networking win7-safe-mode How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
For Windows 8/10 users
  1. Press the power button that appears at the Windows login screen. Press and hold Shift. Click Restart. win8-restart How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
  2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings → Restart. win8-option-restart How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
  3. Choose Enable Safe Mode with Networking. win8-startup How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware

b) Step 2. Remove RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware.

Launch your browser and download a trustworthy anti-malware program. Scan your computer with it and have it remove any malicious files it can find. If for some reason you cannot get rid of the ransomware this way, try the following methods.

Step 2. Remove RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware using System Restore

a) Step 1. Access Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

For Windows 7/Vista/XP
  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart → OK.
  2. Press F8 multiple times until Advanced Boot Options appear.
  3. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win7-safe-mode How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
For Windows 8/10 users
  1. Press the power button that appears at the Windows login screen. Press and hold Shift. Click Restart. win8-restart How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
  2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings → Restart. win8-option-restart How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
  3. Choose Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win8-startup How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware

b) Step 2. Restore files and settings.

  1. Enter cd restore in the window that appears and press Enter.
  2. Enter rstrui.exe and press Enter. command-promt-restore How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
  3. Press Next in the window that appears. system-restore-point How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
  4. Select the restore point and press Next. system-restore-list How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
  5. Read the warning carefully and press Yes.
We would still recommend that you download a reputable anti-malware software and scan your computer. If any leftover malicious files were left, the program would find it.

Step 3. Recover your data

If prior to the infection you did not make backup copies to your files, you might be able to recover them by using one of the following methods.

a) Using Data Recovery Pro to recover encrypted files.

  1. Download the program from a reliable source, install and launch it.
  2. Scan your computer for encrypted files. data-recovery-pro-scan How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
  3. Restore them, if possible. data-recovery-pro-scan-2 How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware

b) Recover files via Windows Previous Versions

If you had System Restore enabled, you can recover files via Windows Previous Versions.
  1. Right-click on an encrypted file.
  2. Properties → Previous versions. file-prev-version How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
  3. Select the version you want and click Restore.

c) Using Shadow Explorer to recover files

Some more advanced ransomware deletes shadow copies, which your operating system creates automatically in case your system was to crash. Not all ransomware does this, and you might get lucky.
  1. Go to shadowexplorer.com and download the Shadow Explore program.
  2. Install and then open it.
  3. Select the disk with encrypted files in the drop down menu. shadowexplorer How to delete RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware
  4. If folders appear and you want to restore them, select Export.

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