HolyCrypt Ransomware is extremely similar to previously identified ransomware that is known for its actions of encrypting files and then holding those files for a ransom fee. The difference in HolyCrypt Ransomware is that it displays a notification that claims the victimized computer user only has 24 hours to pay the fee to get a decryption key for restoring their files or the key will be destroyed and the encrypted files will be lost forever. Paying the fee may grant computer users the proper decryption key to restore their files but it will not remove the HolyCrypt Ransomware threat, which should be done using an antispyware tool.
HolyCrypt Ransomware uses aggressive AES encryption to lock up files and make an infected system nearly useless for performing basic functions or surfing the Internet. Once a system is infected with HolyCrypt Ransomware it may then be limited for its functions and all is left to do is find out how to decrypt or restore all files that HolyCrypt Ransomware has encrypted. HolyCrypt Ransomware cannot be easily defeated. However, if HolyCrypt Ransomware is removed the instant it is loaded with an antispyware tool, there may be time to safe the files instead of allowing them to be encrypted.
Avoiding spam attachments in ZIP file format is key to preventing infection from HolyCrypt Ransomware and later the wrath of file encryption that cannot be reversed unless you restore your entire hard drive from a backup copy.
The appearance of popups from HolyCrypt Ransomware are an indication of your computer having additional software installed on it that may be uninstalled through the control panel. In some instances software like HolyCrypt Ransomware may not be completely removed through uninstalling it via the Windows control panel. However, an essential step to removing HolyCrypt Ransomware is uninstalling its core application by going to your control panel, going to the “programs” feature option, and then finding HolyCrypt Ransomware and choosing to uninstall it.
Step 1. Remove HolyCrypt Ransomware from Windows 10.
Right-click the lower left corner or your desktop. In the Quick Access menu select the Control Panel (normal left-click). Once in the Control Panel, find and select Programs and Features. Once in the Programs and Features option, find HolyCrypt Ransomware and select to Uninstall it if this option is available. In the case that you cannot uninstall HolyCrypt Ransomware, you may need to utilize another method to eliminate HolyCrypt Ransomware, such as using an antispyware or antivirus program.
Step 2. Remove or uninstall HolyCrypt Ransomware from Windows 7 or older Windows versions.
Go to the Start menu by pressing the Windows Key or clicking Start > go to Control Panel > choose the Programs ‘Uninstall a program’ option > find the HolyCrypt Ransomware program and then click on it > select the Uninstall button.
Step 3. Remove or uninstall HolyCrypt Ransomware from Windows 8 or Windows 8.1.
Press the Windows Key on your keyboard > Search and enter Control Panel > choose the Programs ‘Uninstall a program’ option > find the HolyCrypt Ransomware program and then click on it > select the Uninstall button.
Step 4. Remove or uninstall HolyCrypt Ransomware manually by finding and deleting specific files, registry entries or application entries within the Windows Control Panel.
Remove HolyCrypt Ransomware from Mozilla Firefox:
Step 1. Launch the browser and click the icon on the Firefox search box.
Step 2. Select Manage Search Engines
Step 3. Remove the undesirable search provider and select OK.
Step 4. Simultaneously press Alt+T and in the Tools menu select Options.
Step 5. Select the General tab and go to the Home Page.
Step 6. Remove the URL and select OK.
Step 7. Simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A for the Add-ons Manager.
Step 8. Select Extensions and remove the undesirable plugins.
Remove HolyCrypt Ransomware from Internet Explorer:
Step 1. Launch the browser and simultaneously press Alt+T.
Step 2. In the Tools menu select Manage Add-ons.
Step 3. Go to Toolbars and Extensions and Disable the plugin.
Step 4. Go to Search Providers and remove the search tool.
Step 5. Select Close and simultaneously press Alt+T to open the Tools menu again.
Step 6. Select Internet Options and select the General tab.
Step 7. Overwrite/ remove the Home Page URL and select OK.
Remove HolyCrypt Ransomware from Google Chrome:
Step 1. Launch the browser and simultaneously press Alt+F.
Step 2. Select Settings and you will be routed to chrome://settings/
Step 3. Under On Startup, mark Open a specific page or set of pages.
Step 4. Select Set pages to find the available options.
Step 5. Remove/overwrite the URL of the search tool and select OK.
Step 6. Under Appearance, mark Show Home button.
Step 7. Select Change and repeat step 5 to get rid of the option.
Step 8. Under Search click the Manage search engines.
Step 9. Select X on the URL of HolyCrypt Ransomware to remove it from the list.
Step 10. Simultaneously press Alt+T again, select Tools and then Extensions.
Step 11. Remove the plugin.
Other manual removal methods to uninstall HolyCrypt Ransomware may involve finding any related files or programs that could be lurking in other folders on your hard drive. These steps are usually left to computer experts as removing essential system files by accident while attempting to remove HolyCrypt Ransomware files could cause serious damage to your system or even prevent it from booting up the next time it is restarted.