How to Remove CrypMIC File Lock Ransomware

What’s CrypMIC Ransomware

CrypMIC ransomware is a serious problem that is a variant of HDDCryptor and Cerber2. It not only encrypts the files in the computer system, but also can destroy the computer system gradually. The creators of the malicious ransomware promise to decrypt your files after you pay some money, but you should not easily believe them. Your computer system is damaged if you do not remove CrypMIC ransomware. In addition, no one can guarantee that these cyber criminals will decrypt the files when they get the ransom. There is a big risk that they will ask more. You should reconsider. Anyway, the CrypMIC ransomware removal is a correct choice. So, you need to act now to get rid of CrypMIC and save the computer system.

Victims of the ransomware may accidentally open suspicious e-mail attachments. Security experts figured out the spread of the executable file of the malicious infection. It hides in some spam emails. Besides, some free programs can be its carriers. Once it’s inside your computer, it will encrypt your files in the background and then pop up the warning message to scam you. You should know that paying the ransom cannot promise that you can get back your files. Paying the money can only give financial support to their creators. So you need to remove CrypMIC ransomware virus instead.

How to remove CrypMIC Ransomware and decrypt the encrypted files

1. Restore your computer to previous state

Step 1: Boot your PC into Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

Different Operating Systems have different ways to bring up the Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

On XP, Vista and Windows 7

1. To enter Safe Mode with Command Prompt, you should press F8 on your keyboard continually while you are starting your system.

2. When the Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, select Safe Mode with Command Prompt by using the arrow keys and hit Enter.

On Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 10

1. When you are at login screen, click the Power button.

2. Hit Shift and hold it and click Restart button at the same time.

3. Select Troubleshoot.

4. Then choose Advanced options.

5. Click Startup Settings.

6. Click Restart.

7. When the system is rebooting, choose Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt by pressing F6.

Step 2: After entering Safe Mode with Command Prompt, you can restore the system now.

1. Type cd restore and hit Enter.
cd restore

2. Then, type rstrui.exe, and also hit Enter.

3. Click on Next when you see the window appears.

4. Choose the Restore Point which was infected with CrypMIC Ransomware and click on Next to begin restoring the system.

5. Click on Finish to continue.

6. When you click on Finish button, you will be asked to confirm again. Click Yes if you want to do it.

2. Remove CrypMIC Ransomware from the PC thoroughly

When the restore system is done, you are be advised to do a system scan with this malware detect tool to make sure the ransomware virus is removed completely.

3. Decrypt files encrypted by CrypMIC ransomware via Shadow Volume Copies

If you use Windows XP service Pack 2, Vista, 7 & 8, you can use the following ways: Shadow Explorer or native Windows Previous Versions to restore the files through Shadow Volume Copies

Shadow Explorer

1. Run Shadow Explorer.
2. Select the drive and folder which you want to restore from the left top corner.
3. Right click the folder as you want to restore and choose Export.
4. Then select the export files location to store them.

Native Windows Previous Versions

Please right click one of the file which has been encrypted and choose Properties, and then navigate to Previous Versions tab. After that, all copies of this selected file and when it was saved in a Shadow Volume Copy will be displayed for you. Select the retrieved file which you want and click Copy, or click Restore. To read more content of this file, you can click on Open.

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