Infected with Crazy NotDharma Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?
What is Crazy NotDharma Ransomware
In this article, we will speak in detail about Crazy NotDharma Ransomware, which became active in the second half of February, and penetrated the user’s computer and almost all over the world. A cryptographer is made on the basis of Dharma Ransomware which was created earlier. Despite the fact that initially it was aimed at English-speaking users. Like many similar threats, it comes to your computer and encrypts user data, such as an office document, audio, video, multimedia, archives, and more. After encryption, it adds an extension to these files. Of course, after this file become unsuitable for further use. The virus creates a special text file FILES ENCRYPTED.txt that contains information about the ransom. His image and content can be found below:
all your data has been locked us
You want to return?
write email: email@example.com
and tell us your unique ID:XXXXXXXX.
Like many similar threats, NotDharma Ransomware uses a note that contains the price, as well as ways to communicate with fraudsters. Of course, we do not recommend you to pay, since you Pay for nothing. Better to read our recommendations, which we have indicated below, to try to remove Crazy NotDharma Ransomwareand decrypt your files for free.
How Crazy NotDharma Ransomware infected your PC
Most ransomware crypts come to your computer through unsafe network settings, as an attachment to a spamming list, or as a false update for a program. Be that as it may, you need to use anti-virus software that can really protect your computer. No need to save on such programs. If Crazy NotDharma Ransomware has already penetrated the computer and encrypted files, then you can familiarize yourself with our grandfathers in order to remove this.
First of all, don’t panic. Follow these easy steps below.
1. Start your computer in Safe Mode with networking. To do that, restart your computer before your system starts hit F8 several times. This will Crazy NotDharma Ransomware system from loading and will show Advanced boot options screen. Choose Safe mode with networking option from the options list using up and down arrows on your keyboard and hit Enter.
2. Log in to the system infected with the Crazy NotDharma Ransomware virus. Launch your Internet browser and download a reliable anti-malware program and start a full system scan. Once the scan is complete, review scan results and remove all entries detected.
Norton – fully removes all instances of Crazy NotDharma Ransomware – files, folders, registry keys.
Decrypt your files using decryption tool
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Restore your files using shadow copies
If the Decryption tool didn’t help, you can try to restore some of you files by recovery software.
- Download and run Stellar Data Recovery.
- Select type of files you want to restore and click Next.
- Select the drive and folder where your files are located and date that you want to restore them from and press Scan.
- Once the scanning process is done, click Recover to restore your files.
Step 2: Remove following files and folders of Crazy NotDharma Ransomware:
Related connections or other entries:
How to decrypt files infected by Crazy NotDharma Ransomware?
You can try to use manual methods to restore and decrypt your files.
Decrypt files manually
Restore the system using System Restore
Although latest versions of Crazy NotDharma Ransomware remove system restore files, this method may help you partially restore your files. Give it a try and use standard System Restore to revive your data.
- Initiate the search for ‘system restore‘
- Click on the result
- Choose the date before the infection appearance
- Follow the on-screen instructions
Roll the files back to the previous version
Previous versions can be copies of files and folders created by Windows Backup (if it is active) or copies of files and folders created by System Restore. You can use this feature to restore files and folders that you accidentally modified or deleted, or that were damaged. This feature is available in Windows 7 and later versions.
- Right-click the file and choose Properties
- Open the Previous Version tab
- Select the latest version and click Copy
- Click Restore
Written by Rami Duafi