Read to decrypt is a virus. It uses cryptography to encrypt all the files in your computer. Most users see files like word document, excel, pdf and pictures files get encrypted. It put files Read to decrypt!!!.html in all those encrypted files. You will not be able to open and read those files. It is improved version of crypto virus. Basically it is ransomware. Here are some of those message when you open infected computer files:

Microsoft Word
The file xyz.docx cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents.

Microsoft Word
Word found unreadable contents in “XYZ.docx”. Do you want to recover the contents of this document? If you trust the source of this document, click Yes.

Warning!
All of your important documents and files are encrypted by crypto-algorithm!
You will not able to decrypt data without the key phrase.
Do not worry, we have the key phrase and you will get it.
…..
You have only 7 days to get your personal key phrase. At the end of the seven days, your key will be permanently removed from the database and all your files will be lost forever.

Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus asks for payment of $100 to $500 to unlock those files. There many version of similar crypto virus: dirtydecrypt, Cryptolocker, HowDecrypt, and Read to decrypt, Crypto-algorithm are few of them. Here is the guide designed to remove this virus. Please use this guide with caution. Most likely you will be able to remove read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus easily. If you have having problem with it, please get in touch with our tech team.


Method 1: Using Software to remove Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus
Method 2: Manually Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus via registry and windows files
Method 3: Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus via removal YouTube video

How to remove Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus :

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Step 1:Print out these instructions as you will need to shut down the computer in next step. Need help call us at: 800-518-8533

Step 2:Now power down the Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus infected computer and wait for 30 Seconds before you turn on.

Step 3:Now please turn ON the computer and immediately keep hitting F8 until you see WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU as shown below.
Windows F8 Key

Step 4:In the WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU, go down to the SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING using the arrow keys on the board. Then press ENTER on the keyboard. This will take your computer to Safe mode. Safe Mode will cause the display and desktop icons to appear changed. This is normal. No need to Panic as it is due to Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus.
Safe mode Option

Step 5Now we must end all the processes that belong to Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus so that it does not interfere with your ability clear your computer. Inspector-[rnd char].exe and Protector-[rnd char].exe are the processed that needs to be stopped. To do this we need to download Rkill, developed by Bleepingcomputer to help stop the computer process of Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus. Now please hold down the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box.
Run command Prompt

Step 6Now type “iexplore.exe http://www.fixpcyourself.com/rkill.com” and hit the OK button.
Rkill

Step 7:Save the Rkill.exe on your desktop. Double-click the Rkill icon and run Rkill.exe. You will see a black MS DOS dialog box. Now it will kill all the processes of Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus. It will take several minute before a Notepad file containing log information on what Rkill found will open. You may review it and close notepad file.

Step 8:Now you are ready to removal all the infection related to Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus. For that you need to use Malwarebytes software. It is a very popular malware and spyware removal application. Now please hold down the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box. Type “iexplore.exe http://www.fixpcyourself.com/mbam.exe” and hit the OK button.
Malwarebytes

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Step 9:Save the mbam.exe on your desktop. Double click the Malwarebytes icon and run mbam.exe. Now the SELECT SETUP LANGUAGE dialog box will appear. Select your preferred language and hit press OK button.
Malwarebytes Language

Step 10:The Malwarebytes SETUP WIZARD will show blow screen Hit the NEXT button to continue.
Malwarebytes Wizard

Step 11:Now the LICENSE AGREEMENT screen will appear as shown. Accept the agreement and hit NEXT button.
Malwarebytes License Agreement

Step 12:Now the Information screen will appear. Click on next button and continue following the steps.
Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus- Malwarebytes Information

Step 13:SELECT DESTINATION LOCATION screen will appear now. You can choose the location where Malwarebytes can be installed. We recommend choosing the default location as shown then click NEXT button.
Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus - Malwarebytes Install path

Step 14:Now the SELECT START MENU FOLDER screen will appear. Let the default as it is and click NEXT button.
removal guide for Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus- Malwarebytes Folder

Step 15:Now the SELECT ADDITIONAL TASKS screen will appear. If you want a Desktop Icon or Quick Launch icon then check appropriate boxes.
shortcut

Step 16:READY TO INSTALL screen will come next. Hit the INSTALL button to install Malwarebytes.
Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus - Ready to Install

Step 17:In this step let the UPDATE and LAUNCH checked as it is to update the application with latest malware definition to capture all the malwares then click FINISH button.
Updates

Step 18:Once update is done then Scanner screen will launch. Make sure to select PERFORM FULL SCAN is selected to clean up Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus infection. Click on SCAN button to start the scan.
full scan

Step 19:Now choose the local drives that you want to scan from the dialog box and click SCAN button.
Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus - drive

Step 20:Be patient as the scan will take several minutes before it cleans up Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus infection. Once the scan is finished, a message box saying the scan is complete will appear. Click OK button to close the box then click SHOW RESULTS button.
drive selection

Step 21:From results dialog box choose REMOVE SELECTED button to remove all the infections found. Malwarebytes will also delete all of the files and registry keys affected by Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus and add them to the quarantine.
Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus- quarantine

Step 22:Malwarebytes may require you to reboot the PC to complete the Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus (Removal Steps). After completions reboot your computer Malwarebytes will be launched, please follow the instructions on the screen and continue the removal process. Once everything is clean out a log will be open created by Malwarebytes. Please reviewed it and closed it. Now your computer should be free of Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus. Enjoy.
Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus- Complete

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Technical Details of Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus files :
You may need to delete following Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus files :

%APPDATA%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].js
%Programdata%\
%windows%\system32\drivers\Read to decrypt.sys
%Desktop%\Read to decrypt.lnk
%AppData%\result.db
%CommonPrograms%\Read to decrypt.lnk
%DesktopDir%\Read to decrypt.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Read to decrypt\Uninstall Read to decrypt
%Temp%\
%appdata %\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\ransom.lnk
%LocalAppdata %\Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus\uninstall\Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus.lnk
%program files%\NPSWF32.dll

%AppData%\[random].exe
%AppData%\result1.db
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Read to decrypt.lnk
%AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Read to decrypt.lnk

Also please check following registry file infected by Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Read to decrypt
HKU\Sokolow Family\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
GuardSoftware = %AppData%\[random].exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[random].exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\CustomizeSearch=site address
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Search Bar=site address
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\LowRegistry\DontShowMeThisDialogAgain
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Read to decrypt

How to remove Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus (how to remove it using YouTube Video) :

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Symptoms of Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus:

It locks all pdf, word, excel and picture files.
Whenever you try to open them it shows scary message on screen.
It demands you get personal phrase by paying ransom.
You should remove this virus immediately.

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Antivirus Protection to How to remove Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus

How to remove Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virusand Safety Tips:

1. Run the Malwarebytes using these steps to Removal guide for Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus
2. Make sure your computer is up to date with windows updates.
3. Make sure Windows Firewall is enable.
4. Install reputable and commercial How to remove Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus.
5. Keep the Antivirus active and current
6. Call tech support help line: 1-800-518-8533 if you are unable remove this infection or have any question or concern.

28 Thoughts on “How to remove Read to decrypt by Crypto-algorithm Virus

  1. sir my files cant open,crypto virus encrypt i install antivirus it dedtct and delete this virus but still i cant open my files plz sir now what i do

  2. Did all the steps per the sitem and video and I still have the virus……

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  9. Walter Hadlee on January 5, 2014 at 9:45 am said:

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