What is KillDisk Ransomware?

KillDisk Ransomware is detected as a Trojan virus which has terrible consequences on any infected computer. KillDisk Ransomware is specially build by cyber criminals to destruct your Targeted Windows computer by installing other malware, spyware and viruses. The Trojan horse enters on your computer by various stealthy and deceptive methods. Moreover it also open backdoor for other infections and allow remote access of your computer by hackers. The infected computer by this threat works extremely slow because malicious activities by this Trojan virus uses CPU, RAM, Internet connection and storage memory. KillDisk Ransomware Trojan virus use these system resources to connect your computer with a remote server for getting further instructions, downloading and uploading files on your computer.

Usually, KillDisk Ransomware is promoted with the third party freeware applications and spam attachments. However, it can easily infect your PC by using other deceptive options such as social engineering, peer to peer network sharing, using infected media drive, and many more. Furthermore, it causes file system corruption, hard drive failure, system crash, data inaccessibility and many more. It makes your system very slow and also causes corruption in important applications. It will interrupt your online activities and runs several malicious task in your system background. It can even steal crucial information from your Windows PC like IP address, browsing history, etc. for cyber criminals. Therefore, it is recommended to get rid of KillDisk Ransomware as soon as possible.

How does KillDisk Ransomware infect your PC ?

KillDisk Ransomware arrives as a .DLL file that might be downloaded by Angler exploit tool or other malicious program. The exploit tool plays very important role for registering the .DLL by running rundll32 with a customized function. It also drops a ransom note file in start up folder of your PC so that note will be loaded whenever Windows is restarted.

What are the common symptoms of KillDisk Ransomware?

If you are not sure that whether your PC is infected or not, check out these symptoms.

Your personal files must be inaccessible and encrypted by KillDisk Ransomware.
Your may get ransom note as a text file or your desktop wallpaper may be changed which may include ransom note.
Important processes of security softwares must have stopped working or throwing some kinda error.
Performance of your PC and internet speed may be extremely slow.
Your confidential informations such as login details of your bank accounts, social accounts or email accounts might be leaked and may be used against you.
Though it is a trojan so you may find spyware or other malware program are installed in your PC without your authorization.

Method 1: Remove KillDisk Ransomware by Using SpyHunter.

SpyHunter is a useful malware removal tool that detects and removes many malicious threats that several of the major brands can’t detect. This tool will be able to find out and delete KillDisk Ransomware and other related threats from your PC without much trouble. Now follow the steps below to automatically remove the Trojan horse:

Step 1: Download and install SpyHunter on your PC.

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Step 2: Upon the installation, launch SpyHunter and perform a full system scan by clicking “Scan Computer Now”.

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Step 3: Wait for the scan to complete. Then, you will be shown all detected threats on your PC.

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Step 4: To clean up all threats completely, click “Fix Threats” and restart your PC.

Method 2: How to manually get rid of KillDisk Ransomware?

Restart your computer in Safe Mode with Networking.

For Windows 8:

Reach the desktop on Windows 8 first.
Press Ctrl + Alt + Del keys together.
Open Switch User interface.
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And then hold down the “Shift” key and click on “Shut down” button.
Select Restart option from the pop-up page.
From the next page to choose “Troubleshoot”.
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Click on “Advanced Option” and choose “restart”.
Under Startup Settings, press F5/5 key to navigate to the Safe Mode with Networking.

Windows 7, XP and Vista:
Shut down the affected computer first.
Press F8 key repeatedly until Windows Advanced Option Menu loads.
Select the Safe Mode with Networking option by using the up and down arrow keys.
Hit Enter key to reach the desktop.

Step 2: Open Task Manager by tapping Alt+Ctrl+Del keys together. Move the mouse pointer to “Processes” tab. Detect the fake process created by the KillDisk Ransomware popup and click on “End processes” to terminate them.

You can skip this step if you do not find any file associated with KillDisk Ransomware popup.

Step 3: Uninstall KillDisk Ransomware popup programs from the Control Panel.

Remove KillDisk Ransomware popup For Windows 7| Vista

  • Click on Start menu and tap Control Panel.

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  • Select “Programs” option and choose “Uninstall a Program”.

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  • Detect all the malicious programs associated with KillDisk Ransomware popup and click on Uninstall button.

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Steps to Delete KillDisk Ransomware popup From Windows 8

  • On the right edge of the screen, Click on Search button and type “Control Panel”. Click on search button.

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  • From the search results, select Control Panel. Its Window will appear on the screen, click on Programs and Features option.

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  • Identify the unknown programs and click on Uninstall button to get rid of KillDisk Ransomware popup permanently.

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Steps to Delete KillDisk Ransomware popup From Windows 10

  • Click on Start button.

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  • To show all the contents, you need to click on Settings option.

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  • Tap System.

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  • From the System menu, Choose Apps and Features option.

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  • Find KillDisk Ransomware popup from the list.

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  • Finally, Click on Uninstall button to protect the system from KillDisk Ransomware popup.

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Step 4.Uninstall KillDisk Ransomware via System Restore.

System Restore is a utility which comes with Windows operating systems and helps computer users restore the system to a previous state and remove programs interfering with the operation of the computer. If you have created a system restore point prior to installing a program, then you can use System Restore to restore your system and completely eradicate the unwanted programs like KillDisk Ransomware. You should backup your personal files and data before doing a System Restore.

Steps:

a. Close all files and programs that are open.

b. On the desktop, right click Computer and select Properties. The system window will display.

c. On the left side of the System window, click System protection. The System Properties window will display.

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d. Click System Restore and the System Restore window will display.

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e. Select Choose a different restore point and click Next.

restore system files and settings

f. Select a date and time from the list and then click Next. You should know that all programs and drivers installed after the selected date and time may not work properly and may need to be re-installed.

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g. Click Finish when the “Confirm your restore point” window appears.

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h. Click Yes to confirm again.

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Conclusion

KillDisk Ransomware is categorized as a malicious Trojan virus that usually proliferates through malicious websites, spam email messages, unsafe downloads. It can enable cyber-criminals to spy on you, steal your sensitive data, and gain backdoor access to your system. Once installed, it slows down your system performance and disconnects the Internet frequently. You may experience system crash and file missing problems. Your firewall will be turned off or disabled immediately. Besides, the virus can create a backdoor and connect to a remote server, allowing a remote attacker to gain control on the compromised computer. Thus, your private and critical information may be captured by a remote host who will use them for Internet crimes. It gives your computer fatal damages so you need to delete KillDisk Ransomware immediately once upon detection.