.micro file extension ransomware is another variant of TeslaCrypt ransomware which is known for encrypting the all the files such as images, videos, documents etc using RSA 4096 encryption algorithms. .micro file extension ransomware generally penetrates in the system as a zipped files and carries ability to stop all the program execution of the PC. You will find a html note on the desktop which will ask you to install the TOR browser and follow the instructions to purchase the decryption key. It says that it is the only way which can help you to recover your files. It provides a time limit and generate alerts that if you make delay in payment then key will be erased completely from the server and you will loose all the chance to get back your data. Do not trust these alerts because .micro file extension ransomware is only a scam of the hackers whose only aim is to earn illegal profits by fooling the innocent users. Hence, try to get rid of it instead of sending money to the third party hackers.
Manual Instructions To Remove .micro file extension ransomware:-
Step 1: Initially, start the system in Safe Mode by pressing F8 key continuously.
Step 2: Select and remove all the suspicious files or folders which is created by the threat.
Step 3: Open the Task Manager by tapping Alt+Ctrl+Del keys together. Go to processes tab and terminate all the fake process.
Step 4: Type “regedit” in the Run command to open Windows Registry Editor and remove all the fake entries.
Step 5: Uninstall the unwanted programs from the Control Panel.
You need to know that .micro file extension is capable to delete the original file and creates another copy using the .micro file extension. These files are impossible to decrypt with the decryption key. You can restore the files with the help of back up copy. If you do not have kept the backup of the important files then you need to make use of Data Recovery Software. It is one of the best tool which helps the users to restore all the files with different extensions in just few clicks. So, download the software if you want to get back your important files.
Additional Information on Micro File Extension Ransomware
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