Remove .[].dqb File Virus (+Recover Files)

.[].dqb File Virus is a nasty file locker virus that belongs to Dharma Ransomware family. This perilous threat can easily alter your Windows computer and encrypt all your files. It is also commonly known as .dqb file virus and it is very pernicious. Once getting inside your machine, .[].dqb Ransomware will disable all your security related programs and make your system defenseless. It is meant to encrypt the files on the infected computer to force users to pay the ransom money. It is able to lock all types of system files like videos, pictures, music, documents, database etc. and everything else. By the time this nasty virus will be done with encryption, you will not be able to access any of your files. It will add .[].dqb extension to all your file names to mark the encryption. It will also leave ransom note on your computer screen to demand ransom money in exchange for the decryption key.

.[].dqb File Virus : Threat Analysis

 Name .[].dqb File Virus
 Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
 Description Encrypt all your files and demand 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  Spam Emails, Email Attachments, bundled freeware, porn or torrent sites
 Detection Tool Download Automatic Removal Tool
 Data Recovery   ParetoLogic Data Recovery Pro

.[].dqb File Virus clearly offers to give you decryption key to unlock your files but it not intended to restore your files. It is a notorious file locker malware which is a direct descendent of nasty Dharma Ransomware family. Hackers are well aware of method to trick innocent users for making illegal profit. They know how to manipulate users and force them to pay ransom money. After encrypting your data, .[].dqb Ransomware will leave no other choice for rather than paying money to buy the decryption key. It is all just an elaborate scam to cheat your money and your anti-virus program will not be able to remove this infection because this virus has already disabled your security related programs.

.[].dqb File Virus

.[].dqb File Virus is a dangerous computer infection that could easily alter your system without your consent or permission. Hackers mostly use spam email attachments to share malicious codes that self propagates and download the malware on the targeted system. You could also get this dubious .[].dqb Virus on your system while downloading bundled freeware or shareware programs, cracked software, illegal patches and fake software updates. This noxious threats could also be spread through malicious websites, porn sites, social engineering websites and unsafe file sharing network. It could bring several other harmful threats and malware on your system that could do more damage if you any how manages to recover your data. Apart from this, .[].dqb File Virus could always get with some other version and encrypt your files again, so do not think of paying ransom money to hackers.

.[].dqb File Virus

If you want to recover your files then you must remove this dubious file locker malware from your computer. It is always a risk that .[].dqb File Virus will encrypt your files again after you pay hackers for the decryption key. If you have backup of your files then do not try to restore your data before removing this infection or those backup files will also get encrypted. As we normally suggest that first you need to remove this virus and then try to recover your files using alternate methods. It is seen that data recovery software are quite capable of restoring encrypted files. So follow the below instructions to safely remove .[].dqb File Virus and recover your files without paying money to hackers.

How To Remove .[].dqb File Virus

The first most important thing for you is to remove this nasty .[].dqb File Virus 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 .[].dqb File 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 the shadow file explorer was not able to recover your files, 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.

Recover file encrypted by .[].dqb File Virus

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

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Manually Remove .[].dqb File 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 .[].dqb File Virus and right click on it then click End process.

Block .[].dqb File Virus in Task Manager

 Part 3 – Remove .[].dqb File 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 .[].dqb File Virus virus is listed in Control Panel with any other random name to avoid its removal.

Remove .[].dqb File 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 .[].dqb File 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 .[].dqb File 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.

Remove .[].dqb File Virus From Firefox

Remove From MS Edge

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

Remove .[].dqb File Virus From Edge

Remove From Internet Explorer

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

Remove .[].dqb File Virus From Internet Explorer

 Part 5 – Remove .[].dqb File 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 .[].dqb File 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\.[].dqb File Virus

 Tips To Prevent Malware Like .[].dqb File 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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