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Security experts about File virus:

This malware belongs to so-called  It hijacks web browsers home page and redirects users to its website (go.File.com). We believe that this feature was the one that made cyber criminals to choose this service for collecting their illegal ransom fees. Usually, such malicious software enters PCs through software vulnerabilities. File, most of the files stored on your hard drive will be locked and you won’t be able to use them anymore, till you solve this problem. Additionally, it asks to pay a fine of 100$ (500 AED or 100 Euro) using cashU service.


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‘Fileé’ virus is very similar to Police Nationale virus. As soon as it infiltrates the system, this trojan horse modifies some of PC’s parameters. Additionally, ransomware blocks its victim from getting on the Internet or using his files, and shows only a huge alert instead of the desktop. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves and start from the beginning. .001 .113 .1cd .3gp .73b .a3d .abf .abk .accdb .ace .arj .as4 .asm .asvx .ate .avi .bac .bak .bck .bkf .bup .bvd .cdr .cer .cng .cpt .cryptra .csv .db3 .dbf .dco .doc .docx .dwg .enx .erf .fbf .fbk .fbw .fbx .fdb .fdp .gbk .gho .gzip .iv2i .jac .jbc .jpeg .jpg .kbb .key .keystore .ldf .m2v .m3d .max .mdb .mkv .mov .mpeg. After becoming encrypted by File virus, files will be noticed to have an extension appended to them.

File ransomware special removal steps

Mainly, there are two solutions — automatic and manual elimination. For unlocking your computer, we recommend using these steps: The most of them rely on fake alerts that have become very popular in 2015. If you pay, your money will go straight to computer hackers and you definitely don’t want that. However, the ransomware can encode various types of files: If you cannot open the program you have just installed, try removing and re-installing it, or, if possible, installing its latest updates. Be aware that you have to ignore this alert, which says: Instead, you might try data recovery apps, PhotoRec or R-studio.

If your PC is blocked by File, follow these steps and unblock it. We recommend using  Anti-Malware Tool, by logging to the account that is not blocked. Ransomware viruses are not fond of small talk; If the letters seem to have arrived from some governmental institution or other serious source, always check the legitimacy of the email and do not hesitate to contact the sender for confirmation. Cryptomalwares are also distributed by exploit kits such as Angler, Nuclear, Blackhole, etc. all files.

Getting rid of the “File To Be Cleaned” notification

There are no tool for decryption developed yet. For that we recommend using  If one of such accounts has administrator rights, you should be capable to launch anti-malware program. Just the hackers behind File encrypter moderately state that it is ‘‘a small fee’’, if you believe them. It will also proof-check and monitor the security of the operating system to minimize the risk of potential threats. Therefore, it is better to finish File removal with a help of anti-malware software, which can identify and eliminate components of this deceptive app automatically. One of the possible scenarios is that crooks will disappear or give you a decryption key which will not do anything good.

Download Removal Toolto remove File

* 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 File from your computer

Step 1. Remove File 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 File Removal
  2. Tap the key F8 until Advanced Boot Options appears.
  3. Go down to Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter. win7-safe-mode File Removal
  4. When your computer loads, download anti-malware software and use it to delete File.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

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

Step 2. Remove File via System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Press the Start menu, select Shut down and press Restart. win7-restart File Removal
  2. Tap the key F8 until Advanced Boot Options appears.
  3. Go down to Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win7-safe-mode File Removal
  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 File Removal
  7. In the System Restore Window, press Next.
  8. Choose restore point, and press Next . win7-restore File Removal
  9. Press Yes.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Start → Shut down button.
  2. Hold Shift and press Restart. win10-restart File Removal
  3. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Command Prompt. win-10-startup File Removal
  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 File Removal
  7. In the System Restore Window, press Next.
  8. Choose restore point, and press Next . win10-restore File Removal
  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 File Removal
  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 File Removal
  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 File Removal
  3. If the folders/files appear, Export them.

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