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How to remove CTB-Locker and decrypt files

* What is CTB-Locker

* Download CTB-Locker Removal Tool

* Decrypt files after CTB-Locker infection

* Remove CTB-Locker manually

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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Affected OS:




Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)


CTB-Locker intrusion method

CTB-Locker copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (randomname).dll. Then it creates new startup key with name CTB-Locker and value (randomname).dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name (randomname).dll or CTB-Locker. Also, it can create folder with name CTB-Locker under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

If you have further questions about CTB-Locker, please call us on the phone below. It is toll free. Or you can use programs to remove CTB-Locker automatically below.

Download SpyHunter by Enigma Software Group LLC

Download this advanced removal tool and solve problems with CTB-Locker and (randomname).dll (download of fix will start immediately):

Download Removal Tool to remove CTB-Locker

* SpyHunter was developed by US-based company EnigmaSoftware and is able to remove CTB-Locker-related issues in automatic mode. Program was tested on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Trial version of SpyHunter provides detection of computer threats like CTB-Locker for FREE.

Features of SpyHunter 4

* Removes all files created by CTB-Locker.

* Removes all registry entries created by CTB-Locker.

* You can activate System and Network Guards and forget about malware.

* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

* Removal is guaranteed - if SpyHunter fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Spyware Helpdesk Support included into the package.

Download Stronghold AntiMalware by Security Stronghold LLC

Download antimalware designed specifically to remove threats like CTB-Locker and (randomname).dll (download of fix will start immediately):

Download AntiMalware to remove CTB-Locker

Features of Stronghold Antimalware

* Removes all files created by CTB-Locker.

* Removes all registry entries created by CTB-Locker.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

* "Toolbar Remover" tool will help you get rid of unwanted browser extensions.

* Removal is guaranteed - if Stronghold AntiMalware fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Helpdesk Support and 5 hours of Remote Support via GoToAssist included into the package.

Alternative Solution - Download Kaspersky Rescue Disk

If virus does not allow you to boot in Safe Mode download Kaspersky Rescue Disk remove CTB-Locker:

Download Kaspersky Rescue DiskDownload Kaspersky Rescue Disk

How to use Kaspersky Rescue Disk

Make bootable Kaspersky Rescue Disk from CD or USB.

  1. After you downloaded ISO image above - Record the Kaspersky Rescue Disk image to a CD/DVD
  2. To burn it to CD use one of the programs: Free ISO Burner, ISO Recorder, Nero Burning ROM

    To burn it to USB use one of the programs: ISO to USB, Rufus

  3. Set your system to boot from CD or USB (not from hard drive)
  4. Use the Delete or F2 keys, to load the BIOS menu on the start of PC boot. In the BIOS menu choose loading from Removable drive.

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Use Kaspersky Rescue Disk to remove CTB-Locker.

  1. Boot your computer from Kaspersky Rescue Disk in graphic mode.
  2. Click the button in the bottom left hand corner of the screen.
  3. Update databases of Kaspersky Rescue Disk. Go to the My Update Center tab and click on the Start update button.
  4. Go to the Objects Scan tab.
  5. Put a tick near all checkboxes and click on the Start Objects Scan button.
  6. Remove all found threats.
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Threat's description and solution are developed by Security Stronghold security team.

Here you can also learn:

* Technical details of CTB-Locker threat.

* Manual CTB-Locker removal.

* Download CTB-Locker Removal Tool.

How to remove CTB-Locker manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with CTB-Locker, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by CTB-Locker. However, this threat may not allow you to do htis in some cases, thats why, we recommednd you to use one of the above options.

To get rid of CTB-Locker, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• (randomname).dll

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use CTB-Locker Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• (randomname)

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use CTB-Locker Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

How to decrypt files after CTB-Locker infection?

You may attempt to decrypt files infected by different versions of CryproLocker. Please, visit following site to decrypt your files:

You will need to upload certain files and wait for the service to decrypt it.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with CTB-Locker and (randomname).dll we received earlier:

Problem Summary: personal files are encrypted by CTB locker

Dear Sir,

My personal computer files are encrypted by CTB locker. files are having more than 30 GBs and all the files are encrypted , I am facing lots of problem and unable to clear it.

Kindly request you to help decrypt all the files. please sir,

I am attaching 1 file for your reference.

with regards

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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