Sometimes, the users complaints that their computer system is infected with GandCrab ransomware. In order to fix this issue, you should use and run the trusted Webroot security software via www.webroot.com/safe. In this article, you will read the method to get rid of GandCrab Ransomware.
Method to Get Rid of GandCrab Ransomware:
1. Start your PC in Safe Mode with Networking:
For this, you should hit on Start option and then tap on the Power. After this, you should Restart while pressing and holding the Shift button in your keyboard. Then in the page which opens up on your screen, you should Choose an Option. At this point, you should hit on Troubleshoot and then tap on Advanced options and then go to Startup Settings. Here in the Startup Settings page, you should tap on the Restart. If your PC restarts, then you should press the F5 button in your keyboard in order to enter Safe Mode. Now, your PC will run in Safe Mode with Networking.
2. Restart PC in Safe Mode with Command Prompt and Initiate System Restore:
You should tap on Start option and then hit on Settings and then click on Update & Security. After this, you should tap on Recovery from the options which is located on the left side. Just under Advanced start-up, you need to tap on the Restart now. Here, you should go to Troubleshoot and then click on Advanced Options and then tap on Startup Settings. At this point, you should tap on the Restart button. If your PC restarts, then you should select Safe Mode with Command Prompt option just by hitting the keyboard key. If the user enter Safe Mode with Command Prompt, then you should type cd restore and then tap on Enter in Command Prompt. Next, you have to type rstrui.exe and hit on Enter key. It will launch the System Restore window and then tap on Next option. Here, you need to choose a date prior to the Gandcrab ransomware infection and then tap on Next option. At this point, you should hit on Finish button. Then, a confirmation window will pops up on your screen which ask for your permission to continue and then hit on Yes option. Again, your PC restart and then also it will restore all your OS files and settings.
3. Enable Ransomware Protection:
You should open Windows Defender Security Center. Then, you have to tap on Virus & threat protection from the menu which is located on the left side. After this, you should hit on the Ransomware protection link which is located at the bottom of the screen. Now in the Ransomware protection page, you should toggle switch for the Controlled folder access which is set to On position. You should keep Windows Defender Security Center updated. For more protection, user should install Webroot Secure Anywhere antivirus via www.webroot.com/safe in their device.
4. Backup Regularly:
You should tap on Start and then hit on Settings and go to Update & Security. After this, you should hit on Backup from the options which are located on the left side. Now under Back up by using File History, you should tap on Add a drive in order to back up your files on another drive. Lastly, you should follow the instructions to finish the process.
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