About GHSD ransomware [.ghsd Files Virus]
Earlier today, the infection of GHSD ransomware [.ghsd Files Virus] to the computer draws public attention. many users lament that their files are encrypted and they don’t know what is on earth going on the PC. So our tech team sets forth to explore into it. GHSD ransomware [.ghsd Files Virus] is another file locking ransomware.
GHSD ransomware [.ghsd Files Virus] will encrypt all the files stored on the PC and it will warn you that they will destroy all your encrypted files you if you do not buy decryption key from them. But please attention! If you are going to exchange the key with ransom fees, you can be scammed. Your files may still cannot be restored even after the hacker gets your payment. It is very common that ransomware makers do not keep their words. Some victims were scammed by similar ransomware before, so please do not take the risk.
The right thing to do is to get rid of GHSD ransomware [.ghsd Files Virus] ASAP to get more chance to decrypt your files. Once GHSD ransomware [.ghsd Files Virus] is eliminated, you can start to seek for legitimate decryptors from popular tech companies.
Step 1 – Uninstall malicious programs from Control Panel.
Ransomware may infect your system after you install some malicious programs. To avoid being re-infected, first you should uninstall malicious programs from your computer:
- 1. Press “Windows key + R key” together to open Run window
- 2. Input “control panel” in Run window and hit Enter key to open Control Panel
- 3. Click Uninstall a program:
- 4. Right-click programs which may be related with GHSD ransomware [.ghsd Files Virus] and click Uninstall:
Step 2 Find and remove malicious registry entries of GHSD ransomware [.ghsd Files Virus] or malicious program.
Note – In case any suspicious files, unwanted program, unwanted browser extension, or unwanted search engine cannot be removed manually, it is often caused by malicious program, which may adds files to registry or make changes in registry . Therefore, to uninstall such stubborn items, you need to find and remove malicious files in the Registry Editor. Check the steps below:
1. Press “Windows key + R key” together to open Run window;
2. Input “regedit” in Run window and hit Enter key to open Registry;
3. Click Edit menu and select Find >> Type virus’s name into it and click Find Next >> Right click on the files and click Delete (Only If you can determine that they are related with malware):
Step 3 Restoring the files encrypted by GHSD ransomware [.ghsd Files Virus].
Do not pay any money to recover your files. Even if you were to pay the ransom, there is no guarantee that you will regain access to your files.
The right way to recover your files is to count on legitimate decryption tools. Here are websites of popular cybersecurity community, you can try the decryption tools shared on their sites:
EmsiSoft Decryptor (Free)
EmsiSoft is working on developing free decryptor for the newest ransomware. Currently it provide user with over 40 free and useful decryptors. Please visit https://decrypter.emsisoft.com/ to find and download the decrypter you need.
3. Trend Micro Decryptor (Free)
Trend Micro Ransomware File Decryptor tool is able to decrypt certain type of ransomware. Visit the download page here to follow its instructions to download and use the decryotor for free.
4. Avast Free Ransomware Decryption Tools
Avast free ransomware decryption tools can help decrypt files encrypted by the many types of ransomware. Go to this Avast page and download the decyptors for the latest ransomware.
5. Kaspersky Free Ransomware Decryptors
Kaspersky russian lab now provides many free decryptors. Visit Kaspersky page here and have a try .
6. NoMoreRansom Decryptors
The No More Ransom Project provides free decryption tools for lots of ransomware. Have a try on these tools at this page: https://www.nomoreransom.org/en/decryption-tools.html