Remove .dmo file virus Ransomware (+File Recovery)

.dmo file virus a crypto malware that is known for encrypting files and extorting ransom money. It is a harassing computer virus created by hackers with sole purpose of cheating innocent users and taking their money forcibly. This nasty .dmo Ransomware will encrypt all your files without your permission store the private decryption to a remote server. It will add .dmo extension to the end of all your file names. When you will try to access to access such files, you cannot open them. It is really frustrating because every file stored on that system is valuable and you are no longer able to access those files. After encrypting tour files, this irritating malware also leave ransom note on your system to demand extortion money.

.dmo Files Virus : Threat Analysis

 Name .dmo Ransomware, .dmo file virus, .dmo extension virus
 Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
 Extension .dmo
 Ransom note HOW_TO_RETURN_FILES.txt
 Encryption AES-256
 Description dmo Ransomware encrypt your files by adding .dmo 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

This .dmo file virus is just another latest version of Ransomnix Ransomware. Actually hackers often create a ransomware, put it on darkweb them many other wannabe hackers join their affiliate groups. After that they convert the same malware into a completely different one by making some changes into name or extension. Rest of the function is more or less same. Normal people couldn’t find out these details and thus end up paying multiple ransom to the same group which is why we suggest not pay hackers. If you carefully read out the ransom note then you will find out that hackers are not really interested in decrypting your files. Hackers behind this ransomnix.dmo ransomware are just fooling and try to cheat your money. If you once pay them, then soon your system will get infected by some other virus of the same group.

The ransom message has the following contents:

Dear manager,
your database server has been locked, your databases files are encrypted and you have unfortunately “lost” all your data, Encryption was produced using unique key AES-256 generated for this server.
To decrypt files you need to obtain the decryption key and tool.
All encrypted files ends with .dmo
To obtain the program for this server, which will decrypt all files, you need to write me to email: “”
Before payment you can send us one small file (100..500 kilobytes) and we will decrypt it – it’s your guarantee that we have decryption tool. And send us your userkey
We don’t know who are you, All what we need is some money.
Don’t panic if we don’t answer you during 24 hours. It means that we didn’t received your letter and write us again.
You can use one of that bitcoin exchangers for transfering bitcoin:
You dont need install bitcoin programs – you need only use one of this exchangers or other exchanger that you can find in for your country.
Please use english language in your letters. If you don’t speak english then use to translate your letter on english language.
You don’t have enough time to think each day payment will increase and after one week your key will be deleted and your files will be locked forever.

.dmo file virus is really a dangerous malware and it cloud use several tricks to infiltrate your system. It could get delivered through spam email attachments and when you open such files, it will hide into your system and encrypt your files. Apart from this, .dmo file extension virus can also spread through bundled free third party programs, phishing sites, porn or torrent sites, network file sharing sites, public Wi-Fi, social engineering methods and others. So you should be very careful while surfing online or downloading any free or cracked software on your system. Hackers usually prey on users desire to get free stuffs online that’s why they are always one step ahead.

remove .dmo file virus

If you are thinking about paying the money then it is really a bad idea. As I have already warned you earlier in this guide that hackers might attack your system using different names. Instead you should try to completely remove .dmo file virus from your system and recover your files through any alternate data recovery method. As we have done a thorough research on this malware, we found that its very easy to remove this infection using a powerful anti-malware software. It make full sense if you are not able to remove this threat using your regular anti-virus because they are designed to prevent this infection and probable it had already disabled it. So you should try the Automatic Malware Scanner to detect and remove this .dmo file virus. You can also try the data recovery method to rescue your files without paying ransom money.

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

Recover file encrypted by .dmo Files Virus

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

Recover file encrypted by .dmo Files Virus

Manually Remove .dmo 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 .dmo Files Virus and right click on it then click End process.

Block .dmo Files Virus in Task Manager

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

Remove .dmo 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.

Remove .dmo Files Virus From Windows 7

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Remove .dmo 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.

Remove .dmo Files Virus From Windows 10

 Part 4 – Remove .dmo 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.

Remove .dmo Files Virus From Chrome

Remove From Mozilla Firefox

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

Remove .dmo Files 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 .dmo Files 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 .dmo Files Virus From Internet Explorer

 Part 5 – Remove .dmo 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 .dmo 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\.dmo Files Virus

 Tips To Prevent Malware Like .dmo 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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