Simple_Encoder Ransomware is malware that uses undefeatable encryption to hold an infected computer for ransom. Through its file encryption, Simple_Encoder Ransomware may limit performance and functions of an infected computer where the user isn’t given many options to restore their computer back to normal operation.
The notification that Simple_Encoder Ransomware displays is one that explains that it has encrypted files and a payment must be made in Bitcoin to restore or decrypt your files. If the payment is not made, there are other precautions that one must face and it could end up being that Simple_Encoder Ransomware never decrypts your files and they are lost forever unless you have a backup copy of your hard drive.
Averting the infection of Simple_Encoder Ransomware may require your caution when opening up email attachments. It is also important that you avoid malicious sites or ones that have questionable content and links, which could directly download Simple_Encoder Ransomware onto your system.
The appearance of popups from Simple_Encoder 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 Simple_Encoder Ransomware may not be completely removed through uninstalling it via the Windows control panel. However, an essential step to removing Simple_Encoder Ransomware is uninstalling its core application by going to your control panel, going to the “programs” feature option, and then finding Simple_Encoder Ransomware and choosing to uninstall it.
Step 1. Remove Simple_Encoder 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 Simple_Encoder Ransomware and select to Uninstall it if this option is available. In the case that you cannot uninstall Simple_Encoder Ransomware, you may need to utilize another method to eliminate Simple_Encoder Ransomware, such as using an antispyware or antivirus program.
Step 2. Remove or uninstall Simple_Encoder 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 Simple_Encoder Ransomware program and then click on it > select the Uninstall button.
Step 3. Remove or uninstall Simple_Encoder 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 Simple_Encoder Ransomware program and then click on it > select the Uninstall button.
Step 4. Remove or uninstall Simple_Encoder Ransomware manually by finding and deleting specific files, registry entries or application entries within the Windows Control Panel.
Other manual removal methods to uninstall Simple_Encoder 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 Simple_Encoder Ransomware files could cause serious damage to your system or even prevent it from booting up the next time it is restarted.