Maktub ransomware removal guide.

Is you PC running slow, freezing, and showing unwanted pop up ads? Have you seen other weird problems crawl up. Are you selecting one website and get another? If you experienced these kind of problems, than you probably have malware on your PC. Of course no one likes pop-ups and advertisements. If you are not protected by a quality Anti-Virus or Anti-Spyware application and not pay attention when installing something not authentic, from an unauthorised source, than you get infected. We hope you’ll find all the information you need to solve your computer problems in this blog. We offer free malware removal and Malware Removal Assistance.

Important info: You need to find out by which malware you have been infected and following the step by step guide below. NOTE: you may be infected with more than one malware and after following the steps ads may still pop-up.

The minute you realize that you files has been encrypted by maktub is the minute that you will get to know with ransomware. Right now for you the situation is most unfortunate. Ransomware is the worst type of viruses that you can come across and most difficult to remove types of malware. Today most of ransomware viruses are criptors and it will rename files and changing icons. This maktub ransomware virus will restrict access to your computer system or it will systematically encrypt files on your computer by adding .norv at the end of your files (in this case). Distributed via Word zipped files once opened Maktub will start encrypts files stored on youe PC. Maktub is a ransomware created by most common schemes to use for targeting your money and personal information. Unlike other ransomware maktub will limit your time of paying within 12 hours. You will be asked to download the Tor browser and go to Maktub’s website. This website will provide you with further instructions of how to pay. The slight difference between maktub and other ransomware is that maktub will provide you to decrypt one selected file for free of charge. With this act the creators of maktub simply want to show you how things work. All victims will be asked to pay in Bitcoins. This is why beacause bitcoins transactions and payments cannot be traced. Do not be fooled by this lies. Do not pay the ransom. You have to remove it ass soon ass you find out that this virus is installed on your PC.

Remove maktub

How did you get infected?

There’s really a lot of ways that ransomware type of malware may attack and get to your computer. One of most popular way is by scam emails. Very old and still really powerful way for hackers to get you infected. Мost likely this virus was installed bundled with other programs.

Now that you have been infected you have a few options:

Many suggest that you simply pay and hope that you will get all off your data back. However in this case you risk losing money and still being stuck with crypted files. We do not recommend this way simply because you will support the work of hackers and the more money thay get the stronger they will become.

The best option for you is if you have a buck up, wipe your hard drive and perform system restore.

Use any type of anti malware software to remove maktub.

NOTE: In this option the virus will be removed but the files will remain locked! You have to decrypt your files.

New research discovery shows how ransomware deletes files and substitute encrypted copy of them. It is not guaranteed, but it is a possibility that you may recover your files with data recovery software. Before trying to decrypt any files you can scan your computer for posible data loss.

Go here to find out how to recover deleted files.

How to remove “maktub”

Short guide:

  1. Login as administrator.
  2. Go to control panel and uninstall any suspicious software.
  3. Use any type of anti malware software to remove maktub.
  4. Decrypt maktub files
  5. Delete all temporary files from disk cleanup.
  6. Restart your computer.

Note: Removing maktub manually could be very risky and unpredictable!

Step by step how to remove “maktub”

Manual steps to remove ransomware or malware. How to prevent ransomware or malware.

For now, removing ransomware or malware manually will only be able for IT specialists. If you don't know one don't worry. We have a solution for you. Over here we will use Spyhunter to remove the virus. The Spyhunter anti-malware is a collection of programs that can be used to scan for malware and clean infected computers. You can also use full anti-malware program in this case which is the better option because it also offers protection.

How to remove "ransomware or malware"

NOTE: In this option the virus will be removed but the files will remain locked! You have to decrypt your files.
  1. Download Spyhunter anti-malware.
  1. 2.  After program has been downloaded, double-click to open it. User will have to install the program. Click on Spyhunter.exe to start the process.
User Account Control dialog may appear, asking you to allow the following program to make changes to this computer. Click "Yes" or "Run" to proceed with the installation. User can also choose variety of languages. Click Ok and the installation will begin with a welcome massage for Spyhunter. Click Next to continue to the next step. User will also have to accept Spyhunter license agreement by clicking on "I accept the agreement" and click Next. Spyhunter will ask user to read important information provided before continuing. Once done click on next to go to the next step. User can choose where to install the program. By default - C:Program FilesEnigma Software GroupSpyHunter. The process will continue and then Spyhunter will install. The installation process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance. Once the installation is done, click Finish.
  1. 3. Update the software before scanning. Once program has been updated go to scan. You can choose from a free trial version or activate license. It is recommended to buy full version as the trial will not protect computer system.
  1. 4. The scan process will begin. The scan process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance.
  1. 5. Once the scan is complete you can choose between delete or quarantine the viruses. The quarantine option is recommended and since the malware is active a reboot will be required to finish process.

Click here for guide of how to uninstall spyhunter.

Decrypt ransomware files.

Good news is that we can now use decryption programs. A lot of security companies like Kasperky lab, bitdefender and more has developed a program that is fully capable of decryption key for ransomware malware. You can find this programs anywhere on the internet but it is strongly suggested to download this programs from official websites. NOTE: It may take a long time for your files to be decrypted depending on your PC performance.