Remove .chekyshka Files Virus (+Recover Locked Files)

.chekyshka Files Virus is also commonly known as .chekyshka Ransomware. It is a nasty file encrypting malware that can easily alter your Windows PC and encrypt all your files. It is able infect all kind of files like videos, audios, pictures, documents and many more without your permission. After encrypt your files, Chekyshka Ransomware will add .chekyshka extension as suffix to all the file names. When you see that all the file extensions has been changed then you know that your is infected. After successful encryption process it will also leave ransom note on your system with the name of “!!!CHEKYSHKA_DECRYPT_README.TXT”. It is a text files which is carefully placed in almost every folder on your system that won’t miss it.

.chekyshka Files Virus : Threat Summary

 Name .chekyshka Ransomware, .chekyshka file virus, .chekyshka extension virus
 Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
 Extension .chekyshka
 Description .chekyshka Ransomware encrypt your files by adding .chekyshka 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  Spam Emails, Email Attachments, bundled freeware, porn or torrent sites
 Detection Tool Download Automatic Removal Tool
 Data Recovery   ParetoLogic Data Recovery Pro

When you open that ransom note, it contains all the important information about the infection. It will ask you that all your files are encrypted and can only be decoded through a private decryption key stored on a remote server. This nasty .chekyshka Virus demands a huge amount of extortion money worth $1200 USD in BitCoin. It also says that there is no other way to get your files back and it has already placed all the instructions about payment on tor network on a random .onion website. You can the complete ransom note of .chekyshka Files Virus here :

All your files have been encrypted.
Your unique id: A0244D50B9034A419856CADBEE5DF40D
You can buy decryption for 1200$ in Bitcoins.
But before you pay, you can make sure that we can really decrypt any of your files.
The encryption key and ID are unique to your computer, so you are guaranteed to be able to return your files.
To do this:
1) Download and install Tor Browser ( https://www.torproject.org/download/ )
2) Open the y7c5bdswtvcfbb2c6waotudyrwhvetxt5xzdkq5hyxnd7clpc3dernqd.onion web page in the Tor Browser and follow the instructions.

The tor network website has following details about the decryption instructions :

Chekyshka Virus Decryption Test
1) Send me a few encrypted files (no more 3 files, no more 5 MB each, one per letter) and your ID from !!!CHEKYSHKA_DECRYPT_README.TXT to sherlokcock@cock.li
2) I will decipher them and send you back with bitcoin address for payment.
3) After payment ransom for Bitcoin, I will send you a decryption program and instructions. If I can decrypt your files, I have no reason to deceive you after payment.
How do I pay the ransom?
After decrypting the test files, you will see the amount of payment in bitcoins and a bitcoin wallet for payment. Depending on your location, you can pay the ransom in different ways. Use Google to find information on how to buy bitcoins in your country or use the help of more experienced friends. Here are some links:
https://buy.blockexplorer.com – payment by bank card
https://www.buybitcoinworldwide.com
https://localbitcoins.net

You can see here clearly that .chekyshka Files Virus has full control over the situation. It is hoping that you will take the bait and agree to pay the ransom money to hackers without thinking about other options. Well it is very hard to deal this kind of situation if your system is already contaminated. Hackers mostly use spam email attachments that carry malicious codes. They use bulk emailing services to send lucrative emails to a large number of potential victims. When you open such kind of scam emails, you get a nasty virus that can make your life living hell. Apart from this, .chekyshka Ransomware can also get spread through bundled freeware programs, malicious websites, torrent files, social file sharing portals and infected USB drive.

What you should do now

.chekyshka Files Virus is a really dangerous malware that uses a powerful encryption algorithm. Files locked by this virus could take a log time to decode even for a master coding experts that is why these type of threats are really harmful. Only way for decrypting your files is to take a bet on your wallet to pay the ransom and hope that hackers will keep their words. There is also another way to deal with this virus is to remove .chekyshka Virus and recover your files through backup or you can use data recovery software to get back your files. You might also wait for the free decryptor to be launched. It may take a while but till then you can keep your files safe on any external drive or cloud drive. You do not want to mix up the encrypted files with good ones because they will get encrypted too.

How To Remove .chekyshka 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 .chekyshka 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 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.

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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 .chekyshka 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 .chekyshka Files Virus and right click on it then click End process.

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 Part 3 – Remove .chekyshka 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 .chekyshka Files Virus virus is listed in Control Panel with any other random name to avoid its removal.

Remove .chekyshka 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 .chekyshka 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 .chekyshka 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 .chekyshka 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 .chekyshka 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\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

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\.chekyshka Files Virus

 Tips To Prevent Malware Like .chekyshka 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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