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HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH ‘HAnt’?

As soon as System Repair virus gets inside the system, ‘System message – HAnt’ shows up on the desktop. This specific infection  NetworkControl displays fake warnings and notifications about critical system modifications made by remote administrator named Adam1. The most successful ransomware such as Locky virus, CryptoLocker or TeslaCrypt, which have already extorted millions of dollars from their victims, is setting a vicious example for other cyber criminals to follow. This ‘fine’ is usually required for invented crimes that have been supposedly detected on victim’s machine. These programs should also protect your system from getting such infections in future. HAnt virus, you should remember the most important thing – this is a 


Download Removal Toolto remove HAnt

* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

HAnt virus cannot be regarded as a cryptomalware or a file-encrypting virus since it does not perform any file-encrypting routine. Once it does that, it hides in computer’s background and starts its malicious tasks. The data is encrypted with RSA-2048 algorithm (with the key of 2048 bits of length) using the unique 32-characters AES password. Interestingly, scammers use legitimate prepayment systems, such as Ukash, Paysafecard or Paydot, for stealing those money. Once the files get encrypted, it can be very hard to retrieve them. Also, they include suspicious sender and so on, so you should try to inspect every element of an email if you don’t known the sender.

HOW TO REMOVE HAnt – HAnt?

Of course, this message is fake and you must ignore it. The original file name is going to be turned into a bunch of symbols, usually containing multiple %. Most likely, the email deceived you by alerting you with a false invoice or notification seemingly sent by a governmental institution. Right after you remove this folder, you need to remove all  In addition to that, avoid clicking on pop-up alerts offering you to check your computer or to update software (Java, Flash Player, Media Player, etc.) for free. Nonetheless, these apps might not be apt in recovering the files locked by the ransomware.

As we have already mentioned, if you want to remove HAnt from the infected device for good, simply deleting its executive file will not be enough. When the specific data file has been locked, HAnt file-encrypting malware will display the ransom note: While the only means to protect your device in case of malicious websites is to limit the hours spent on these pages and the number of such sites visited, as well as having an accredited antivirus installed, such as Anti-Malware Tool, Anti-Malware Tool or StopZilla, in case of the spam e-mail campaign invoked by HAnt trojan virus, there are some preventative measures you can apply right away. To remove this ransomware, we recommend scanning your system with a reputable anti-malware program, for example, Anti-Malware Tool, Anti-Malware Tool or . If you feel confident enough, you may try manual instructions to remove HAnt. If a bizarre letter catches your eye, please do not download attachments from it.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE ALREADY BEEN FOOLED BY “HAnt”?

HAnt virus can be automatically eliminated with Anti-Malware Tool, Anti-Malware Tool or Hitman. Michael Gillepsie, also known as demonslay335, has developed “Hidden Tear Brute Forcer” that creates the private decryption key for users and them employs “Hidden Tear Decryptor” to restore the encrypted data. The manual removal guide of HAnt Ransomware is presented below. Besides, do not trust pop-up alerts informing about missing software updated or at least don’t click on them. But above all, employ credible anti-malware tools such as Anti-Malware Tool. After doing that, run a full system scan with anti-malware program. That is why automatic removal might seem like a more convenient option.

Download Removal Toolto remove HAnt

* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.


Learn how to remove HAnt from your computer

Step 1. Remove HAnt via Safe Mode with Networking

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Press the Start menu, select Shut down and press Restart. win7-restart Delete HAnt
  2. Tap the key F8 until Advanced Boot Options appears.
  3. Go down to Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter. win7-safe-mode Delete HAnt
  4. When your computer loads, download anti-malware software and use it to delete HAnt.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Start → the shut down button.
  2. Hold Shift and press Restart. win10-restart Delete HAnt
  3. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Startup Settings. win-10-startup Delete HAnt
  4. Enable Safe Mode → Restart. win10-safe-mode Delete HAnt
  5. When your computer loads, download anti-malware software and use it to delete HAnt.

Step 2. Remove HAnt via System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Press the Start menu, select Shut down and press Restart. win7-restart Delete HAnt
  2. Tap the key F8 until Advanced Boot Options appears.
  3. Go down to Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win7-safe-mode Delete HAnt
  4. When the Advanced Boot Options appears, type in cd restore.
  5. Press Enter.
  6. Type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win7-command-prompt Delete HAnt
  7. In the System Restore Window, press Next.
  8. Choose restore point, and press Next . win7-restore Delete HAnt
  9. Press Yes.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Start → Shut down button.
  2. Hold Shift and press Restart. win10-restart Delete HAnt
  3. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Command Prompt. win-10-startup Delete HAnt
  4. When the Advanced Boot Options appear type in cd restore.
  5. Press Enter.
  6. Type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win10-command-prompt Delete HAnt
  7. In the System Restore Window, press Next.
  8. Choose restore point, and press Next . win10-restore Delete HAnt
  9. Press Yes.

Step 3. Recover your data

Below are three ways you can attempt to recover files. However, depending on a few factors, they might not necessarily work for you. Thus, to ensure you do not lose your files, create copies of all important files and store them safely.

a) Method 1. File recovery via Data Recovery Pro

  1. You will need to download Data Recovery Pro from a reliable source.
  2. After installation, open the program and launch a scan. data-recovery-pro Delete HAnt
  3. If encrypted files are recoverable, the program will allow you to do that.

b) Method 2. File recovery via Windows Previous Versions

If System Restore was enabled, file recovery via Windows Previous Versions is possible.
  1. Right mouse click on the file you want recovered.
  2. Properties → Previous versions. win-previous-version Delete HAnt
  3. Select the version of the file you want, press Restore.

c) Method 3. File recovery via Shadow Explorer

Shadow copies are copies of your files that your computer automatically creates in order to ensure you do not lose anything in case of computer crash. However, some ransomware is sophisticated enough to delete them. If the ransomware that infected your computer did not do that, there should be no problem with file recovery.
  1. Download Shadow Explorer from shadowexplorer.com.
  2. Open the installed program, select the disk and the date. shadowexplorer Delete HAnt
  3. If the folders/files appear, Export them.

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