Novasof Virus Ransomware Removal (+Recover .novasof Files)

Threats like .novasof file virus has emerged lately with intention to make illegal profit by harassing innocent users, taking their files hostage and forcing them to pay ransom money to buy decryption key that may or may not be able to recover encrypted files. Dealing with hackers who created .novasof virus is such a risky gamble that paying money will not guarantee the full recovery of your files but at the same time it is not easy to lose all the important data to just a virus attack. Most of the users already lost their money and files trying to reason with hackers and when they pay the ransom demand, they either don’t get the decryption key or that decryption process don’t even work. Removing .novasof file extension virus is very important if users want to recover their files, because there are other ways to recover locked files without paying extortion fees.

.novasof Virus is another dubious version of a nasty file encrypting malware STOP Ransomware. This perilous threat threat was launched earlier this year and since then it has been reanimated via hundreds of different versions. every now and then, creators of this nefarious threat release a new version with different extension to fool users and make more money. This time it is .novasof file virus which encrypt your files and add. novasof extension to your file names upon encryption. Take with an example – if you had a file name “photo.jpg” on your system then after encryption, it will get changed to “photo.jpg.novasof” and you will not be able to access those files. This nasty malware will also leave ransom note “_Readme.txt” on your computer, almost in every folder to demand ransom money to give you decryption key that could unlock your files.

.novasof file virus

Well as you know .novasof File Virus is a ransomware infection that is responsible for encrypting your files. In this guide we will give you all the necessary information about this infection. We have done a deep research on this threat and we will help you to remove this infection as well as recover your files without paying ransom money. But first you need to understand that .novasof Ransomware is not an ordinary PC virus. It is a highly sophisticated malware created by hackers with sole motive to cheat your money. It is very likely that it is associated with some previous file encrypting viruses. Usually hackers release a series of File encrypting viruses created by the same source code but with different names and extensions.

.novasof File Virus : Threat Analysis

Name .novasof Ransomware, .novasof Files Virus, .novasof Extension Virus
Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
Family STOP Ransomware
Ransom note _readme.txt
Extension .novasof
Description novasof ransomware encrypt your files by adding .novasof extension to file names and demands a ransom to give decryption key
Symptoms You will not be able to access any files on your system. You will find Ransom note in each folder demanding money.
Distribution Method Spam Emails, Email Attachments
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This dubious .novasof Virus Ransomware is also very much same like other file encrypting threats like .budak, .herad, .berosuce and others. This virus will silently enter your computer and you will have no knowledge of the intrusion. It will hide deep into your machine and start making several unwanted changes. It will modify your system settings and registry entries. Then you will suddenly find out that all your files are carrying an extra .novasof extension to the end of their names. This is how you identify the name and type of the ransomware infection. When you will try to open .novasof extension files then it will give error message. You will find a ransom note on your computer. That note will state the obvious that all your files are encrypted and you need to pay the ransom money to get decryption key.

File types encrypted by .novasof File Virus

.ppt, .wsh, .lvl, .das, .fpk, .hkdb, .wpg, .odt, .pkpass, .bkf, .wps, .wallet, .db0, .iwi, .raw, .wma, .kf, .forge, .wp5, .bsa, .ws, .rtf, .fsh, .mef, .0, .bar, .wpa, .xyp, .wmv, .xlk, .xmmap, .hkx, .wp6, .xld, .xyw, .sum, .wmf, .crw, .mrwref, .dxg, .txt, .dmp, .arch00, .srf, .webp, .dazip, .cfr, .re4, .hplg, .svg, .ysp, .m4a, .pef, .odp, .zip, .xbdoc, .desc, .wdb, .arw, .xxx, .tor, .xwp, .cdr, .icxs, .wmv, .mp4, .wpt, .odm, .y, .map, .xlsx, .avi, .erf, .p7b, .vpk, .ptx, .sr2, .vpp_pc, .esm, .flv, .sid, .mddata, .xbplate, .dng, .pfx, .xlsm, .1, .wp4, .wp, .wpd, .wpe, .rofl, .bkp, .ztmp, .zabw, .gdb, .lrf, .3dm, .wbd, .wm, .cr2, .rwl, .wbk, .wgz, .fos, .sql, .apk, .zw, .wri, .sav, .docx, .js, .wpb, .cas, .bay, .ff, .kdc, .xml, .der, .jpeg, .dbf, .xls, .m2, .kdb, .ntl, .syncdb, .asset, .itl, .xdl, .pdf, .p7c, .mdf, .docm, .wpw, .pem, .m3u, .mdbackup, .pptx, .xlgc, .raf, .yal, .qdf, .xpm, .psd, .nrw, .rb, .1st, .wav, .ibank, .z, .py, .webdoc, .mlx, .d3dbsp, .rw2, .qic, .indd, .menu, .w3x, .wbz, .ai, .ybk, .crt, .cer, .zdc, .pak, .vdf, .sb, .wbm, .wot, .blob, .layout, .big, .x, .wn, .7z, .doc, .upk, .wp7, .wps, .x3f, .3fr, .rar, .xf, .ods, .pdd, .xdb, .p12, .wbc, .dcr, .accdb, .bc6, .pst, .tax, .litemod, .wmd

novasof Virus is a deceptive and cunning malware infection. you will not have any idea about the infection or encryption until the process is done because this threat uses random .exe files to execute is malicious operation on your system. Once the encryption is done, it will reveal its presence on your machine because at that time you will have no choice except paying the ransom money to buy decryption key. This nasty .novasof file extension malware is quite clever and if you don’t remove this infection permanently, it can bring other versions of the same malware on your system. Formatting the Computer or reinstalling the Windows won’t help you, because you will not only lose all your files but also any hope of recovering them in future. Apart from this, .novasof File Virus can also come back because it has already infected your system once and other versions of this threat are already on the Internet everywhere. So you don’t only need to remove this infection but also block other threats and malware attacks in future.

.novasof File Virus – Ransom Note


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What To Do Now

Now you know everything you need to know about this nasty .novasof File Virus. But the main question is here what to do. It is very clear that paying ransom money is not an option. If you agree to pay the ransom amount then what is the guarantee that you will get your files back. Not to mention dealing with hackers and exposing your banking details could leads to identity theft and bank fraud. Apart from this it is also possible that decryption key contains other threats and viruses which can mess up your system even more. It is not a wise decision to reason with hackers behind this .novasof File Virus.

But there is another totally different option that you can try. You can completely remove this infection from your computer using the Automatic Malware Removal tool. After which you will only have to worry about the data recovery. If you have backup of your files then it is going to be a walk in the park. In case if you don’t have backup of your files, then you can try free decryption tools released by security vendors (you can get a list at the end of this article). If that doesn’t work, you can try the Shadow File Explorer to try and recover any shadow files stored by your system. Apart from this you can also try the profession Data Recovery solution to recover your data. In most of the cases, it is very difficult to recover files without proper decryption key.

How To Remove .novasof Files Virus

The first most important thing for you is to remove this nasty Ransomware infection from your computer. It is a nasty malware infection which can keep creating new problems until you remove this threat completely from your machine. It can re-encrypt your files again if anyhow you manages to recover your files. Apart from this it can also bring other threats and malware on your system without permission. If you wait much longer, it will make several harmful changes to your system settings and registry which can make it more difficult to get rid of this nasty .novasof Files Virus. So you are advised to backup all your encrypted files on a cloud drive and then delete this nasty malware from your PC. It is a highly advanced and sophisticated malware infection due to which you will need to a powerful Automatic Malware Removal Tool to remove this infection. You can download this software from the below button.

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Alternative Data Recovery Option

If you don’t have any recent backup of your files to help you recover your data, then you can use professional data recovery software to recovery your files. ParetoLogic Data Recovery Pro software is a highly advanced and powerful data recovery suite. It can recover lost or permanently delete files. You should try the free version of this software to scan your PC. If the software can detect your files, then you will need to pay the recover all your files. But in this case you are not paying ransom money hackers. The Malware Removal Tool and Data Recovery are much more cheaper option than paying ransom money.

  • First you need to download the Data Recovery Pro Software.

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  • After installing the software launch the program and click on Start Scan to run full scan of your PC.

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  • When software detect all your files, then click on Recover button to get your files back.

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Manually Remove .novasof Files Virus

Part 1 – Start PC In Safe Mode With Networking

  • Press “Windows Key + R” buttons together on your keyboard.

  • Run box will appear, type “msconfig” and hit enter button.

  • System configuration box will appear on your screen.

  • Go to boot tab and select Safe boot then hit enter button.

Part 2 – Kill Malicious Process From Task Manager

  • Press “Windows Key + R” buttons together on your keyboard.

  • Run box will appear, type “taskmgr” and hit enter button to open Task manager.

  • Find malicious process related to .novasof Files Virus and right click on it then click End process.

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Part 3 – Remove .novasof Files Virus From Control Panel

First you should check the Control Panel of your computer and remove any unwanted program that you have not installed by yourself. It might be possible that .novasof Files Virus virus is listed in Control Panel with any other random name to avoid its removal.

Remove .novasof Files Virus From Windows Vista/7

  • Click on Start menu and select Control Panel.

  • Select Uninstall a program option under Programs menu.

  • Find and remove all unwanted and malicious programs.

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Remove .novasof Files Virus From Windows 8/10

  • Click “Windows + R” button together to open run box.

  • Type Control Panel in the Run Box then click OK.

  • Select Uninstall a program option under Programs menu.

  • Find and remove all unwanted and harmful programs.

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Part 4 – Remove .novasof Files Virus From Browser

Remove From Google Chrome

  • Open Chrome browser > Click on Menu > select More Tools > Choose Extensions.
  • Find and remove malicious extension from chrome.

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Remove From Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox > Click on Menu > select Add-ons.
  • Find and remove malicious add-ons from Firefox.

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Remove From MS Edge

  • Open Edge browser > Click on More option > select settings > Choose Extensions.
  • Click on unwanted extension and hit uninstall button.

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Remove From Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer > Click on Gear icon > choose Manage Add-ons.
  • Click on unwanted extension and press disable button.

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Part 5 – Remove .novasof Files Virus From Registry Editor

  • Press “Windows Key + R” buttons together on your keyboard.

  • Run box will appear, type “regedit” and hit enter button.

  • Windows Registry editor will appear on your screen.

  • Find and remove .novasof Files Virus related keys.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Uninstall\”virus name”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = ’0′

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “xas”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\.novasof Files Virus

Tips To Prevent Malware Like .novasof Files Virus In Future

  • You should use a powerful and reliable anti-virus program and scan your computer regularly.
  • Check Windows Firewall security and turn it on for the real time safety form malware and viruses.
  • You must avoid visiting to malicious, porn and torrent websites to stay safe online.
  • Avoid downloading any free or unknown program from any unreliable website or link.
  • Say a big No to download cracked software, themes and wallpaper, screensaver similar products.
  • Do not click on any misleading advertisement that flash on your browser when you go online.
  • Keep your Windows OS and other software up to date to avoid vulnerabilities.
  • Download updates and software patches only from official and trusted websites.
  • Always create a system restore point when you PC is running fine for security purpose.
  • Keep backup of all your important files and data to avoid any kind of data loss situation.

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