Get rid of MauriGo ransomware

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What is file-encoding malware

MauriGo ransomware is ransomware, a file-encrypting type of malicious software. File-encoding malicious software commonly uses spam emails and fake dangerous to enter, and this one probably used the same methods. File-encrypting malware is a very harmful piece of damaging software since it encrypts files, and requests for money in exchange for decrypting them. If if you regularly backup your data, or if malicious program researchers release a free decryptor, file-recovery should not be complicated. But otherwise, there is a big possibility you will lose your data. Paying the ransom will not necessarily result in data decryption so take that into consideration if you’re thinking about paying. What’s possibly going to occur is the crooks will just take your money without unlocking your files. Instead of paying, you are suggested to remove MauriGo ransomware from your operating system.

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How does file-encoding malware act

File-encrypting malware does not need sophisticated distribution methods, and contamination for the most part occurs through spam email. A contaminated file is added to an email and sent to a lot of users. As soon as the file attached is opened, the file-encoding malware downloads onto the operating system. This is why users are warned not to open all email attachments that reach their inbox. You need to become familiar with the signs of an infected email, otherwise you will have to deal with a malicious one sooner or later. A huge red flag is the sender pressing you to open the file added to the email. Just be careful when dealing with email attachments and before opening them, make sure they are safe. When you download from non-legitimate websites, you could also be opening your device for file-encoding malware. Avoid dubious websites and trust only credible ones, in order to avoid a ransomware risk.

Immediately upon entry, the file-encoding malware will start the data encryption process. The major things targeted will be images, documents and videos. A ransom note will then appear, and it should inform you about what has happened. The note will insist that you need to pay in order to get your data back. When dealing with criminals, there are no reassurances about how they will behave. Thus, paying can not be the best choice. Take into consideration that even if you pay, you could not get the decryption program. There is nothing forcing the hackers to send you a decoding tool, so they might just take your money. If backing up files was something you did routinely, you may just eliminate MauriGo ransomware and then recover the data. Instead of paying, buy reliable backup and terminate MauriGo ransomware.

MauriGo ransomware elimination

We always warn inexperienced users that the only safe way to uninstall MauriGo ransomware is by using anti-malware software. The process of manual MauriGo ransomware termination might be too difficult to do safely, so we don’t recommend it. We need to note, however, that the security tool won’t decrypt your data, it will only erase MauriGo ransomware

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Learn how to remove MauriGo ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Remove MauriGo ransomware via Safe Mode with Networking

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart. win7 restart Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  2. Tap and keep tapping F8 when your computer starts loading.
  3. In the Advanced Boot Options, select Safe Mode with Networking.
  4. When your computer boots in Safe Mode, open your browser and download anti-malware software of your choice. win7 safe mode Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  5. Use the anti-malware to delete MauriGo ransomware.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Open Start, press on the Power button, tap and hold Shift and press Restart. win10 restart Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  2. In the menu that appears, Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Start Settings. win 10 startup Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  3. Select Enable Safe Mode (Enable Safe Mode with Networking) and press Restart.
  4. When your computer boots, open your browser and download anti-malware software. win10 safe mode Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  5. Install the program and use it to delete MauriGo ransomware.

Step 2. Remove MauriGo ransomware via System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart. win7 restart Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  2. Tap and keep tapping F8 when your computer starts loading.
  3. In the Advanced Boot Options, select Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win7 safe mode Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  4. In the Command Prompt window that pops up, type in cd restore and press Enter.
  5. Next type in rstrui.exe and press Enter.
  6. In the window that appears, select a restore point that dates prior to infection and press Next. win7 command prompt Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  7. Read the warning and press Yes. win7 restore Get rid of MauriGo ransomware

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Open Start, press on the Power button, tap and hold Shift and press Restart. win10 restart Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  2. Troubleshoot → Advanced options → Command Prompt. win 10 startup Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  3. In the Command Prompt window that pops up, type in cd restore and press Enter. win10 safe mode Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  4. Next type in rstrui.exe and press Enter.win10 command prompt Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  5. In the window that appears, select a restore point that dates prior to infection and press Next. Read the warning and press Yes.win10 restore Get rid of MauriGo ransomware

Step 3. Recover your data

You can try to recover files in a couple of different ways, and we will provide instructions to help you. However, these methods might not always work, thus the best way to ensure you can always recover your files is to have backup.

a) Method 1. Data Recovery Pro

  1. Use a trustworthy site to download the program, install and open it.
  2. Start a scan on your computer to see if you can recover files. data recovery pro Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  3. If files are found, you can recover them. data recovery pro scan Get rid of MauriGo ransomware

b) Method 2. Windows Previous Versions

If System Restore was enabled before your files were encrypted, you can recover them via Windows Previous Versions.
  1. Right-click on the file you want to recover.
  2. Select Properties, and go to Previous Versions. win previous version Get rid of MauriGo ransomware
  3. Select the version from the list, press Restore.

c) Method 3. Shadow Explorer

If you are lucky, the ransomware did not delete the Shadow Copies of your files, which are made automatically by your computer in order to prevent data loss in case of a crash.
  1. Open your browser and access shadowexplorer.com to download Shadow Explorer.
  2. Once it is installed, open it.
  3. Select the disk with the encrypted files, choose a date, and if folders are available, select Export. shadowexplorer Get rid of MauriGo ransomware

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