Rootiunik Ransomware Removal Instructions
Rootiunik Ransomware is a ransomware that locks files on infected PC to demand ransom fees.
The first thing Rootiunik Ransomware will do after it gets inside the pc is to encrypt all the files. It is a special infection and it will not immediately destroy victims’ files. It will give you a method to “tackle” this problem – buy files decryption key. It puts a ransom note to tell you how to contact them and buy bitcoins to get the decryption key. This always cost a lot of money and the quality of its service are not secured and guaranteed. It is possible that the maker of Rootiunik Ransomware give you a fake decryptor after it receives your payment. Many victims have encountered such scam before.
Besides, even though you can buy the real decryption key for Rootiunik Ransomware, your files will still be in danger because the ransomware maker have enough money to create more ranosmware that re-infects your files. THEREFORE, DO NOT BUY DECRYPTION KEY FROM RANSOMWARE MAKER! You should get rid of Rootiunik Ransomware from your pc immediately and then try legitimate decrypors made by popular and legitimate companies.
Step 1 – Uninstall malicious programs from Control Panel.
Ransomware may infect your system after you install some malicious programs. To avoid being re-infected, first you should uninstall malicious programs from your computer:
- 1. Press “Windows key + R key” together to open Run window
- 2. Input “control panel” in Run window and hit Enter key to open Control Panel
- 3. Click Uninstall a program:
- 4. Right-click programs which may be related with Rootiunik Ransomware and click Uninstall:
Step 2 Find and remove malicious registry entries of Rootiunik Ransomware or malicious program.
Note – In case any suspicious files, unwanted program, unwanted browser extension, or unwanted search engine cannot be removed manually, it is often caused by malicious program, which may adds files to registry or make changes in registry . Therefore, to uninstall such stubborn items, you need to find and remove malicious files in the Registry Editor. Check the steps below:
1. Press “Windows key + R key” together to open Run window;
2. Input “regedit” in Run window and hit Enter key to open Registry;
3. Click Edit menu and select Find >> Type virus’s name into it and click Find Next >> Right click on the files and click Delete (Only If you can determine that they are related with malware):
Step 3 Restoring the files encrypted by Rootiunik Ransomware.
Do not pay any money to recover your files. Even if you were to pay the ransom, there is no guarantee that you will regain access to your files.
The right way to recover your files is to count on legitimate decryption tools. Here are websites of popular cybersecurity community, you can try the decryption tools shared on their sites:
EmsiSoft Decryptor (Free)
EmsiSoft is working on developing free decryptor for the newest ransomware. Currently it provide user with over 40 free and useful decryptors. Please visit https://decrypter.emsisoft.com/ to find and download the decrypter you need.
3. Trend Micro Decryptor (Free)
Trend Micro Ransomware File Decryptor tool is able to decrypt certain type of ransomware. Visit the download page here to follow its instructions to download and use the decryotor for free.
4. Avast Free Ransomware Decryption Tools
Avast free ransomware decryption tools can help decrypt files encrypted by the many types of ransomware. Go to this Avast page and download the decyptors for the latest ransomware.
5. Kaspersky Free Ransomware Decryptors
Kaspersky russian lab now provides many free decryptors. Visit Kaspersky page here and have a try .
6. NoMoreRansom Decryptors
The No More Ransom Project provides free decryption tools for lots of ransomware. Have a try on these tools at this page: https://www.nomoreransom.org/en/decryption-tools.html