How to Remove CryptoWall 4.0 and Unlock Your PC

November 10, 2015


CryptoWall 4.0 Virus Information

In the past, we have discussed about CryptoWall, Cryptowall 2.0, and CryptoWall 3.0 versions. Today, we will give some information about CryptoWall 4.0, which is more powerful and destructive than the other three versions. Once your system gets infected with CryptoWall 4.0, you will not be able to browse the internet. Every time you try to visit any website, a window pops up on your screen telling you that all activities of the computer have been recorded. All your files have been encrypted.

CryptoWall 4.0 warns you that you have violated the related laws. In order to unlock your computer and avoid other legal consequences, you are obligated to pay a release fee of some money. It tells you to buy a Ukash card from a convenience store and that you only have 12 hours to pay it. Although, the warning message looks very official and it claims that it is from the CryptoWall 4.0, in fact, it is an online scam. The virus only wants to intimidate you so that you will fall into its trap and pay for it.

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As soon as you notice that CryptoWall 4.0 Virus locks your browsers, you should remove it immediately, otherwise, it may even steal your computer privacy or install other malware infections without letting you know. Now follow the manual removal instructions below to get rid of it.

Screenshot of CryptoWall 4.0:

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If you do not have enough techniques and time to get rid of this nasty virus, please use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to save your computer and your trouble.

Step 1: Remove the CryptoWall related programs from your computer

By following the first part of instructions, you will be able to trace and completely get rid of the intruders and disturbances:

  1. To terminate CryptoWall application from the system, use the instructions which suit you:

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  • Windows XP/Vista/7: Choose Start button, and then go for Control Panel.

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  • Windows 8: Have the cursor of the mouse moved to the right side, edge. Choose Search and start searching “control panel”. The other way to get there is to make a right click on the hot corner in left (simply, Start button) and go for Control Panel selection.
  • Download Removal Toolto remove CryptoWall

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As you get into Control Panel, then look for Programs section and choose Uninstall a program.  In case your Control Panel is in Classic View, you should press twice on Programs and Features.

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When Programs and Features/Uninstall a Program Windows appears, take a look at the list provided, find and  uninstall one or all the programs found:

  • CryptoWall; HD-Total-Plus; RemoveThaeAdAopp; UTUobEAdaBlock; SafeSaver; SupTab;
  • ValueApps; Lollipop; Software Updated Version; DP1815; Video Player; Convert Files for Free;
  • Plus-HD 1.3; BetterSurf; Trusted Web; PassShow; LyricsBuddy-1; Yupdate4.flashplayes.info 1.2;
  • Media Player 1.1; Savings Bull; Feven Pro 1.1; Websteroids; Savings Bull; HD-Plus 3.5; Re-markit.

Additionally, you should uninstalled any application which was installed short time ago. In order to find those recently installed applcations, press on Installed On section and here investigate programs based on the dates it were installed. Take a better look at that list once again and uninstall any unfamiliar program.
It can also happen that you may not find any of the above listed programs which you were advised to uninstall. If you realize that you do not recognize any unreliable and unseen programs, follow the next steps in this uninstallation guide.

 

Step 2: Uninstall CryptoWall pop-ups from browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome

Delete CryptoWall pop-up ads from Internet Explorer

By relying on the provided tips you can have your browsres brought back to the normal state.  Here are the tips for Internet Explorer:

  1. Go to Internet Explorer, press on the gear icon (right side). Find yourself on Internet Options.
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  2. Download Removal Toolto remove CryptoWall
  3. In this section, press on Advanced tab, and continue with Reset.
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  4. As you are in Reset Internet Explorer settings section, go for Delete personal settings box, and move forward to Reset.
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  5. As you see that the task is being finished, choose Close selection, for actions to be confirmed. ” To finish, close and reopen the browser.

Eliminate CryptoWall pop-up ads from Mozilla Firefox

If Mozilla Furefox browser on your system is somehow broken because of the entrance of viruses, you should restrore it. Restoring in other words means resetting browser to its primary state. Do not be worry as your personal selection on the browser will be safe, e.g. history, bookmarks, passwords and etc.

  1. While you are on Firefox, press on Firefox button, move through Help menu and choose Troubleshooting Information.
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  2. While on this page, choose Reset Firefox (on the right).
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  3. Carry on with Reset Firefox in the apperaing window.
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  4. Now, the browser will be restored to its default settings. When the process is finished, you will see the list of the data imported. Approve by choosing Finish.

Important: As the browser restore was conducted, be informed that the old profile of Firefox will be saved in the folder Old Firefox Data located on your system‘s desktop. You may need this folder or you may just remove it as it owns your private data. In case the reset was not successful, have your important files copied from the mentioned folder back.

Remove CryptoWall pop-up ads from Google Chrome

  1. Find and press on Chrome menu button (browser toolbar) and then choose Tools. Continue with Extensions.

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  1. In this tab, delele ane unfamiliar plugins by pressing on the icon of trash can. Importantly, have all or one of these programs removed: CryptoWall, HD-Total-Plus, SafeSaver, DP1815, Video Player, Convert Files for Free, Plus-HD 1.3, BetterSurf, Media Player 1.1, PassShow, LyricsBuddy-1, Yupdate4.flashplayes.info 1.2, Media Player 1.1, Savings Bull, Feven Pro 1.1, Websteroids, Savings Bull, HD-Plus 3.5.
  2. Download Removal Toolto remove CryptoWall

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