Know How To Delete File Virus And Restore Files

Delete File Virus

What is File Virus? File Virus is a newly detected variant of ransomware infection which acts as a file locker. It encrypts System stored files in a very cunning way to make them no longer readable for long tine by adding extension at the end of the file. It able to infects almost all type of file including images, videos, PDFs, documents etc and it also focused on encrypting PE types of files. After encrypting the stored files, it delivered a deadline of 72 hours to pay the ransom amount. But it is advised by an expert that you do not need to pay any ransom amount in BTC that requested by the cyber crooks. Rather than paying off the ransom amount, you need to delete File Virus from your PC.

Threat's Summary :- 

  • Threat's Name :- File Virus
  • Type :- Ransomware
  • Description :- Encrypts your all stored files and leaves a ransom note on System screen and force you to contact with the provided email address.
  • Propagation method :- Via malicious JavaScript, an Exploit kit, DLL file attack, drive-by-download etc.
  • Removal :- Possible File Virus – Propagation Method And Its Work File Virus is really very cunning in nature which uses lots of deceptive methods to spread over the PC. According to the depth analysis by malware researcher, it utilized a combination of various tools to conceal the malicious file on entering the PC. such type of tools may be a file joiners which combines the malicious files like an exploit kit, Trojan. Dropper, JavaScript etc. The most popular and conventional methods of distribution such as malicious file are malicious files or links. Therefore the malicious files may enter into your PC secretly without asking for your approval. 

Once File Virus successfully gets installed on the PC, it shuts down all processes which related to Windows defense or any security software . It includes the injection scripts in the important processes or windows and it may also delete your backups. To encrypt the file, it uses very strong RSA and AES encryption algorithm. After encrypting a file, it changes the wallpaper image and notifies user to contact with the cyber criminals. The ransom note which displayed by File Virus is look likes as follows :

But you should not believe on such a note because it is only created to trick you. There is no any guarantee that you will get the decryption key even paying off the ransom money. Thus, you need to get rid of File Virus immediately rather than paying off the ransom money.


How to Remove File Virus Completely File Virus is one of the most dangerous and notorious trojan threat which is quite very troublemaker and contribute lots of problems for the innocent PC users. This threat is now disbursed all across and has targeted many of the windows computer to put its harmful effects. Although, File Virus might not seen to be very dangerous and so mostly people avoid its presence. Nevertheless, it is a very dreadful trojan infection that sneaks into computer very silently and quickly manages to hide its identity without letting anyone know about its presence. File Virus execute command prompt to continue its evil tasks and copies file name to prevents itself from being detected. Now, there must be in your mind how such type of malware slips into PC.

Below is the list of negative impact of File Virus is given that would let you know how dangerous and infectious File Virus is.

  1. File Virus often copies genuine file and prevent itself from being detected.

  2. It changes file name stored in the PC with malicious extensions.

  3. You might notice certain changes into the system default settings.

  4. It is a troublemaker threat which creates problems when you reboot your computer.

  5. Its worst impact might leads to unusual shut down of Computer

  6. It is responsible for slower system performance speed. File Virus brings your privacy at high risk and allows web hackers to use you personal details for illegal purpose which might lead you to become identity theft victim.

A. File Virus Manual Removal

How to Change the System Folder Settings to view hidden files

On Windows 7 | Vista

Windows Logo button is to be selected and then you need to Open Windows Explorer.

Click on Organize selecting Folder and Search Options.

Now Click on View Tab and select Show hidden files and folders Option to view File Virus related files.


Click on OK to Apply

On Windows 8

Select on Windows + E keys in combination on the keyboard.

Click on View Tab option

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File name Extensions along with hidden items is to be checked

Step 2: Delete File Virus Related Files in Hidden Folders as given

  • %Temp%\[adware name]
  • %AppData%\[adware name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware name].exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware name]
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe

Step 3 : Remove File Virus Related Registry Files on Windows

First, Open Registry Editor

On Windows 7| Vista

Click on Start Button

Select on Run Button

Type regedit

Finally Click on OK button

On Windows 8 Computer

Click on Win [Window Key] + R in Combination on Keyboard

Type regedit.exe in dialog box and press OK.


Confirm OK to open the registry editor.

Look for File Virus related files and entries created in Win Registry.

Note: This step is only suitable for users having Technical Skills, if you delete any other entries other than File Virus, it will permanently damage your PC.

B. File Virus Removal from Windows OS

How to Uninstall File Virus related program on PC

on Windows 10

1. On Win 10 Screen, Click on Start Menu and Select All apps.

  1. this will show entire list of apps installed on Win 10, Find File Virus or any other suspicious program from the list. Right Click on the Selected item to uninstall it.

On Win 7 | Vista

  1. Select and Click on the Start Button and Click on Control Panel using Start Menu.

control panel2. You need to Select Uninstall Program under the Program Category in Control Panel.

uninstall program


3. Using the Window, Program and Features option, select Installed on to view all the recently installed programs, Now uninstall File Virus or any other suspicious programs.

From window 8 PC

1. Press Windows key + I simultaneously , then open Setting Bar, click Control Panel to open it

2. Under Programs category, select Uninstall a program

3. Search File Virus program in Program and Features window, then click on Uninstall


Step 2:- Uninstall File Virus toolbar, add-on, plug-in and extension from browser IE/Microsoft Edge/Firefox/Google Chrome

From Chrome Browser

1. On Chrome browser, select menu


2. Select Advanced Settings option


3. Click on Extension


4. To remove File Virus extension, click on Trash icon

5. Select the Remove option in dialog box

From Microsoft Edge Browser

( Microsoft Edge does not support extension, now you have to just reset the search engine and homepage of Edge browser)

1. Set homepage on Edge browser to remove File Virus

  1. On address bar click More(..), and then select Settings option

Edge-Browser-Settings3. View Advanced Settings for specific page, to set homepage to Open with option

advance-settings-edge4. To set your own homepage click on Custom, the then type URL of your own homepage


2. To remove File Virus set default Search Engine

  • On address bar click More(..), and then select Settings option
  • select the View advanced settings option
  • Select “Search in the address bar with”, then enter the search engine by clicking on <Add new> option, then click on Add as default


  •  Custom option is to be selected, enter the URL of the homepage to be set as


From IE Browser

1. To open Manage add-ons on your IE browser, click on Tools button


2. Select Toolbars and Extensions, them make a selection of File Virus to remove it


3. Now click on Reset button to remove File Virus add-ons


From Firefox browser

1. To open Add-on Manager tab, select Menu button, and then click on Add-ons


2. Click Extensions

FF Ext

3. Select Remove or Disable button


How to Remove File Virus Automatically

Well, in the fast growing technology and day by day increasing malicious activities of cyber criminals, it is necessary for every computer user to protect their PC from File Virus. You must own a best removal tool which can provide safety and security to your windows machine. File Virus Free Scanner is one of the best tool which is capable to detect File Virus or any malware completely from compromised machine. However you need to purchase its licensed version to delete File Virus completely.

User Guide : Automatic File Virus Free Scanner

Step 1 Download the software and now install it on your computer. Click on “Scan Computer” to detect presence of File Virus and its harmful traces.


Step 2 Scan in progress can be viewed


Step 3 Use System Guard feature to block entry of File Virus and its infectious files.


Step 4 HelpDesk is an additional feature which is can sort out all your troubles usually you face when PC is infected with File Virus


Step 5 File Virus Free Scanner has Network Sentry feature which helps to block modification done through Internet connectivity on your computer system.

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Step 6 Enable Scan Scheduler feature on your computer to perform scanning at pre set time like daily, weekly or monthly.