Virus Name: QLocker1 ransomware

Categories: Ransomware, Decryption Virus

Detailed Description of QLocker1 ransomware

QLocker1 ransomware is a ransomware. Nowadays, it become widely used by cybercriminal to impose ransom trap on computer users. QLocker1 ransomware usually infiltrate computers through spam email attachments and free download programs. Once infiltrating the computer, QLocker1 ransomware encrypts all the files in the hard drive with malicious file extension like cerber3, cerber, ccc or so. Then you will have trouble to open those files because all of them were locked with QLocker1 ransomware codes. After that, it displays you a pop-up page to demand you to follow its instruction to buy decryption key which allegedly could recover your files.

Users are willing to pay money to avoid the serious problems so they will agree to pay money for restoring your files. But it is not a wise decision, because our researcher has found that the developers of QLocker1 ransomware may just get the money but still infected the computer. So even they give you the key to recover the files, they will re-infect them sooner or later to ask for ransom fee again. Therefore, it does not suggest you to pay the fee. Instead, it is the right time to clean up all the related files of QLocker1 ransomware to keep your system away from threats first, and then try the famous data recovery software to restore the infected files. A detailed guide for removing QLocker1 ransomware and recommending some tools for recovering the files is attached.

More Problems Caused by QLocker1 ransomware

1-QLocker1 ransomware strikingly slows down your system speed;

2-QLocker1 ransomware adds, changes or replaces Keys and Values on your Registry, triggering various system errors;

3-QLocker1 ransomware harasses you with annoying ads and displays page you haven’t requested;

4-QLocker1 ransomware installs malicious programs without your permission.
 

Guides to Detect QLocker1 ransomware


Index

(First, Choose your system; Second, For Computer Expert, choose Manual Removal Guide; for other users, try Auti-malware tools; Third, restore infected files with application)

  • Windows–Part One

⇒ Easy Removal Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒ Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

⇒ Restore damaged files–No.3 Step

  • Mac OS–Part Two

⇒ Easy Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

(Attentions!!! Manual removal of QLocker1 ransomware is only for computer experts! If you are a ordinary user, you may make severe mistakes in the manual removal process and then more system problems and risks may occur. )



Part One Guides to Detect QLocker1 ransomware from Windows PC

No.1 Easy Guide

(Easy way for all users)

Best Combination: SpyHunter Anti-Malware+PC Cure+

⇒Scan QLocker1 ransomware with SpyHunter Anti-Malware

1-Click the button below to download SpyHunter Anti-Malware safely and check EULA and Privacy Policy

(Warning!ONLY scan is free. If these anti-malware tools detect virus on your computer, you need to purchase full-version. Here we just provide you best recommendation but we are not the maker of this app. If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

Note: Only scanner is free. If it detects a virus or malware, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove it. Here we just provide you best recommendation but we are not the maker of this app. And these tools could only help detect to see if you have QLocker1 ransomware but not recover all the files encrypted by QLocker1 ransomware.

2-After downloading, double-click SpyHunter-Installer and start the installation.

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3-After installing SpyHunter, click on Start Scan Now to check the presence of rootkit and virus.

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4-When the scan is completed, click View Scan Results to display all the threats and all the dangerous results.

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⇒Keep protecting computer with WiperSoft

1-Click this link: Download WiperSoft or the button below to download WiperSoft safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-Start the installation, and click “Scan now” to detect files related to QLocker1 ransomware:

3-Check if the computer is cleanup:

(WiperSoft will help fix all the registry error and system bugs. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here.)


No.2 Scan QLocker1 ransomware with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Remove QLocker1 ransomware from Chrome/Firefox/IE/Edge

Google Chrome ⇓

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”More tools “→”Extensions

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1.2 click the “trash can icon”

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Mozilla Firefox

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”Add-ons“→”Add-ons Manager

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1.2 click the “Disable” or “Remove”

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Internet Explorer

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Setting” button→”Manage add-ons

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1.2 Choose “Toolbars and Extentions” and click the “Disable”

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Microsoft Edge

  • Edge browser doesn’t support “extensions” now. As a Microsoft Edge users, you can skip this step and turn to step-2 directly .

2-Delete QLocker1 ransomware related application or software

(for all-version Windows OS)

2.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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2.2 Put in appwiz.cpl and press ENTER key to view the programs list in Control Panel;

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2.3 Select all suspicious software you want to remove and click Uninstall.

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3-Remove dangerous registry entries added by QLocker1 ransomware

3.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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3.2 Put in “Regedit ” and press “Enter”;

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3.3 Press “CTRL + F” keys and put in the name of virus or malware to locate and delete its malicious files.

If you cannot find out the files through this way, please manually locate these entries:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Random


No.3 Restore damaged files (Offers)

1-Download Stellar Phoenix RAID Recovery.

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down there software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-install Stellar Phoenix RAID Recovery and click “Scan” Now to find all the damaged files.

3-Select the file you want to recover and click Recover button:

(Note: Not all decrypted files could be restored with these tools.)



Part Two Guides to Remove QLocker1 ransomware from Mac OS

No.1 Easy way

(Easy way for all users)

(Combo Cleaner is the good option. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here. If it detects a virus or malware, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove it. )

1-Download Combo Cleaner or the button below to download and install Combo Cleaner safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

 

2-When Combo Cleaner is installed, it will be run automatically, choose “Dashboard” tab<< click SCAN to detect files of QLocker1 ransomware

3-choose Antivirus <<click Remove all Threats to solve the problems happened on the computer system

4-Choose “Dask Cleaner ” << choose the files you want to clean up <<Click Remove to clean deeply to free up hard drive space

5-Choose “Big Files” << choose the application and click Remove selected files to wide out the files consuming lots of disk space (free)

6-Choose “Duplicates” << click Remove selected files to file multiple copies of the same files (free):

Besides, Combo Cleaner will also help you to keep track of your Mac usually, wipe out these caches and free up more space, optimize your startup items, and so on. So it is also recommended to keep MacBooster 6 on the Mac even after you have removed malicious files related to QLocker1 ransomware.



No.2 Scan QLocker1 ransomware with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Press “Command+Option+ESC” together to open Force Quit Ap-plication Window.

2-choose Terminal and click Force Quit

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3-Remove Apps related to QLocker1 ransomware from Mac OS. (you need to identify all related apps and remove them or QLocker1 ransomware will be installed again with this apps.)

4- Open Finder, and then find Applications Tab in the left column. Choose the malicious Apps and select “move to Trash

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5-Reset Your Safari Web browsers. Open the safari and choose the menu. Click the “Reset Safari ” +”Reset

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6- Press “Command + Shift + G” and type ” ~/Library ” to remove all malcious files from Library.

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Congratulation! Your computer is clean Now.

If you want to keep your computer clean, please keep in mind that you should keep away from the spam email, illegal website, and unlicensed software, or anything of unreliable source.

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