How to remove Enc1 Ransomware and decrypt _enc1 files

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Infected with Enc1 Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?

What is Enc1 Ransomware

Today we will talk in detail about the Enc1 Ransomware cryptovirus, which has become very common lately. For a start, let’s define what a cryptovirus is. This is a virus that encrypts user data archives and much more. Also after encrypting files, it changes their extension to _enc1. Moreover, after these manipulations, files become unsuitable for further use. The virus creates a special note file that contains information about what happened using the following template for this: decrypt_.txt.

Enc1 Ransomware notes

Ooops. your important files are encrypted.
If you see this text, then your files are no longer accessible,
because they
have been encrypted.Perhaps you are busy looking for a way to recover your
files, but don't waste your time. Nobody can recover your files without our
decryption service.
We guarantee that you can recover all your files safely and easily.All you
need to do is submit the payment and purchase the decryption key.
Do not try to recover your files on your own or with someone else,
because after the intervention you can remain without your data forever.
Please follow the instructions :
1.Contact us at e-mail: zazakuku@protonmail.com
or bitmessage: BM-2cVs4XGzzFtA7wiM6TPDnohTKh47vvCS1k
2.Get your KEY and IV
3.Have a Nice Day
Key: tWEY8zHJabpyNapKGHcFR***A6zDo=
IV: 67+TjI1EikzpMpONPOI8Og==

Judging by the note, Enc1 Ransomware’s scammers are aimed at English-speaking users, because the note is written in English. However, judging by the latest data, Enc1 has already spread around the world. Attackers demand a ransom for decrypting files. The size of the ransom can reach several hundred dollars. Of course, you do not need to pay anything, because this is a trick. In fact, there is no guarantee that fraudsters will actually return your money to you. The best way for you is to try to remove Enc1 Ransomware yourself and decrypt your files.

Update: Use following service to identify the version and type of ransomware you were attacked by: ID Ransomware. If you want to decrypt your files, please follow our instruction below or, if you have any difficulties, please contact us: submit@securitystronghold.com. We really can help to decrypt your files.

How Enc1 Ransomware infected your PC

In most cases, Enc1 Ransomware comes as an attachment to a spam mailing list or as a false update for programs and utilities that are installed on your computer. This is because, on many users’ computers, network settings are vulnerable because users do not use paid versions of antivirus software. We strongly recommend that you use advanced versions of antiviruses and also closely monitor the contents of email messages. If Enc1 Ransomware has already encrypted your files, then you can delete it using our recommendations.

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 Enc1 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 Enc1 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.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 5 – fully removes all instances of Enc1 Ransomware – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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You may find more detailed information about antivirus products in our article – Top 5 Antivirus Software for Windows

Restore your files using shadow copies

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  1. Download and run Stellar Data Recovery.
  2. Select type of files you want to restore and click Next.
  3. Select the drive and folder where your files are located and date that you want to restore them from and press Scan.
  4. Once the scanning process is done, click Recover to restore your files.
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Step 2: Remove following files and folders of Enc1 Ransomware:

Related connections or other entries:

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Related files:

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How to decrypt files infected by Enc1 Ransomware?

You can try to use manual methods to restore and decrypt your files.

Decrypt files manually

Restore the system using System Restore

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Although latest versions of Enc1 Ransomware remove system restore files, this method may help you to partially restore your files. Give it a try and use standard System Restore to revive your data.

  1. Initiate the search for ‘system restore
  2. Click on the result
  3. Choose the date before the infection appearance
  4. 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.

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  1. Right-click the file and choose Properties
  2. Open the Previous Version tab
  3. Select the latest version and click Copy
  4. Click Restore

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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