How to get rid of SOLO Ransomware

What is ransomware

SOLO Ransomware might be the file-encoding malware that encrypted your files. Fake downloads and spam emails are the most probable way you downloaded the threat. File-encoding malicious software is considered to be one of the most dangerous malware you could get because it encrypts files, and asks for money in exchange for recovering them. If if you routinely backup your files, or if malicious program analysts develop a free decryptor, file-recovery would not be complicated. But otherwise, there is small possibility you will restore your data. Paying for the offered decryptor won’t necessarily lead to file decryption so take that into consideration if you are thinking about paying. You are dealing with hackers who might not feel obliged to assist you with anything. Since paying isn’t a trustworthy file recovery choice, you should simply uninstall SOLO Ransomware.

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How does the ransomware affect the OS

The most likely way you obtained the file-encrypting malware was through spam email. damaging program authors add infected files to an email and send it to to a lot of users. As soon as the file attached is opened, the file-encrypting malware downloads onto the system. This is why by opening all email attachments you may be jeopardizing your system. You must become familiar with the signs of a malicious email, otherwise you will encounter a malicious one sooner or later. The sender heavily pressing you into opening the attachment is a big red flag. We suggest you always guarantee the attachments are non-malicious before you open them if you wish to avoid malware. You also must stop obtaining programs from non-legitimate web pages. Only rely on trustworthy websites with secure downloads.

The encoding process will be finished before you even realize what has occurred. The major things targeted will be images, documents and videos. A ransom note will then be placed, and it ought to inform you about what has happened. Criminals will threaten you that the only method to restore files is by paying. Criminals’ behavior is erratic thus doing business with them is rather difficult. This is why we don’t suggest paying. There are no guarantees you will receive a decryption program after payment, so keep that in mind. Don’t believe that just taking your money and not providing you with anything in return is beneath them. Had you had backup, you can just erase SOLO Ransomware and then recover the files. Instead of paying, purchase reliable backup and delete SOLO Ransomware.

SOLO Ransomware uninstallation

If you wish to safely delete SOLO Ransomware, anti-malware software will be needed. The process of manual SOLO Ransomware termination may be too harm to perform securely, so we don’t encourage it. We need to mention, however, that the security utility will not decrypt your data, it will only uninstall SOLO Ransomware

Download Removal Toolto remove SOLO Ransomware

* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.


Learn how to remove SOLO Ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Remove SOLO 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 get rid of SOLO 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 get rid of SOLO Ransomware
  2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings → Restart. win8-option-restart How to get rid of SOLO Ransomware
  3. Choose Enable Safe Mode with Networking. win8-startup How to get rid of SOLO Ransomware

b) Step 2. Remove SOLO 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 SOLO 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 get rid of SOLO 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 get rid of SOLO Ransomware
  2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings → Restart. win8-option-restart How to get rid of SOLO Ransomware
  3. Choose Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win8-startup How to get rid of SOLO 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 get rid of SOLO Ransomware
  3. Press Next in the window that appears. system-restore-point How to get rid of SOLO Ransomware
  4. Select the restore point and press Next. system-restore-list How to get rid of SOLO 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 get rid of SOLO Ransomware
  3. Restore them, if possible. data-recovery-pro-scan-2 How to get rid of SOLO 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 get rid of SOLO 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 get rid of SOLO Ransomware
  4. If folders appear and you want to restore them, select Export.

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