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How to remove x1881 Ransomware and decrypt .x1881 files

* What is x1881 Ransomware

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* Remove x1881 Ransomware manually

* Decrypt files after x1881 Ransomware infection

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x1881 Ransomware



Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

x1881 Ransomware is virus from CryptoMix Ransomware family. It encrypts user data, stored on HDD or SSD using following pattern: it modifies filename to 32-digit alpha-numeric code and adds .x1881 extension to all affected files. Ransomware creates file called _HELP_INSTRUCTION.TXT and copies it to all folders with encrypted files. x1881 Ransomware asks for ransom in the range between $500 and $1500. Removal process for this virus is described below, currently there is NO working decryptor for .x1881 files.

x1881 Ransomware

x1881 Ransomware intrusion method

x1881 Ransomware copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (randomname).exe. Then it creates new startup key with name x1881 Ransomware and value (randomname).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name (randomname).exe or x1881 Ransomware. Also, it can create folder with name x1881 Ransomware under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

If you have further questions about x1881 Ransomware, please, contact our technical support. It is free. Or you can use programs to remove x1881 Ransomware automatically below.

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* Technical details of x1881 Ransomware threat.

* Manual x1881 Ransomware removal.

* Download SpyHunter 5 Malware Remediation Tool.

How to remove x1881 Ransomware manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with x1881 Ransomware, 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 x1881 Ransomware. 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 x1881 Ransomware, you should:

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


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 SpyHunter 5 Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

**Trial version of SpyHunter provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Spyhunter.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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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 SpyHunter 5 Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

How to decrypt .x1881 files after x1881 Ransomware infection?

You may attempt to decrypt files infected by different versions of x1881 Ransomware manually. Modern ransomware threats use complex encryption algorithms and try to prevent users from decrypting their files by disabling System Restore option, removing Shadow copies and previous versions of user files. However, in most cases, there is still a chance to restore your files using one of the described metods. There is also special advanced data recovery software, that can revive lost data in several clicks. This is not a guarantee for data restoration, but it is worth giving a try.

Using advanced data recovery software

  1. Download and run 'Recuva Professional'
  2. Click on the result
  3. Choose the date before the infection appearance
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions

Restore encrypted files using System Restore

System Restore constantly creates copies of files and folders before major changes in the system (windows update, software installation). You can also create restore point manually from time to time. x1881 Ransomware may remove system restore files, but you can check it using following instruction.

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  1. Click Start and search for 'system restore'
  2. Click System Restore result (Recovery in Windows 10)
  3. Choose any date before the infection appeared
  4. Follow the wizard instructions

Roll the files back to the previous version

Previous versions are copies of files and folders made by Windows Backup (if Windows Backup option is turned on) or copies of files and folders created by System Restore. You can use this feature to restore files and folders that you accidentally modified or deleted, or that were encypted by x1881 Ransomware. Available only in Windows 7 and later versions.

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  1. Right-click on the file and select Properties
  2. Click on the Previous Version tab
  3. Choose the latest version and click Copy
  4. Finally, click Restore

Restore .x1881 files using shadow copies

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  1. Download Shadow Explorer and run it.
  2. Choose the drive and the folder, where encrypted files are located and date, when they were in normal state.
  3. Right-click on the folder, that you want to restore and choose Export.
  4. Select location folder for export and overview restored files.

Protect your computer from ransomware

Most of modern antivirus solutions have a module to protect from ransomware threats. However, there are also special solutions, that can detect cryptoviral activity and stop it, preventing modification of your files. One of the best is ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware utility, that will not use much resources for effective protection against latest ransomware threats.

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  1. Download and run ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware.
  2. Install it (works only on Windows).
  3. You are protected from encryption activity.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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