Remove .gerosan file virus (+Recover Files)

Remove .gerosan file virus From Windows PC

If your personal files, pictures, documents etc. are locked with .gerosan extension then your computer is infected by a Ransomware virus. As you know cryptomalware are designed to encrypt the files on the compromised PC and demand ransom money. Gerosan Ransomware is also the same kind of PC virus that belongs to STOP Ransomware family. It is the latest version of this notorious Ransomware family and it is worse than it previous versions.

Makers of STOP (DJVU) Ransomware has already launched a series of nasty file encrypting malware but as soon as we find any method to get rid of the infection, they launch new threats. This nasty .gerosan file virus is the latest version of this threat. It can easily intrude your computer, encrypt your files and leave ransom note on your system to demand ransom money.

.gerosan File Virus : Threat Description

Name .Gerosan Files Virus
Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
Family STOP (DJVU) Ransomware
Ransom note _readme.txt
Extension .gerosan
Description Gerosan ransomware encrypt your files by adding .gerosan 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
Detection Tool .gerosan Download SpyHunter 5 Anti-Malware
Data Recovery Tool STOP Decryptor, ParetoLogic Data Recovery Pro

What is Gerosan ransomware?

It is a nasty file encrypting malware that take your files hostage to demand ransom money. It is a stubborn malware infection which is able to infect all versions of Windows OS. It can silently alter your system and disable all security related programs. After that it will create random executable that runs into the background. You won’t be able to detect this threat until it has encrypted all your files. After that it will leave “_readme.txt” (which is a ransom note) file in every folder. When you will open this file, it will ask that all your files are encrypted and you need to pay ransom money to get decryption code. This nasty .gerosan file virus can encrypt all types of file formats some of them are :

.sql, .mp4, .7z, .rar, .m4a, .wma, .avi, .wmv, .csv, .d3dbsp, .zip, .sie, .sum, .ibank, .t13, .t12, .qdf, .gdb, .tax, .pkpass, .bc6, .bc7, .bkp, .qic, .bkf, .sidn, .sidd, .mddata, .itl, .itdb, .icxs, .hvpl, .hplg, .hkdb, .mdbackup, .syncdb, .gho, .cas, .svg, .map, .wmo, .itm, .sb, .fos, .mov, .vdf, .ztmp, .sis, .sid, .ncf, .menu, .layout, .dmp, .blob, .esm, .vcf, .vtf, .dazip, .fpk, .mlx, .kf, .iwd, .vpk, .tor, .psk, .rim, .w3x, .fsh, .ntl, .arch00, .lvl, .snx, .cfr, .ff, .vpp_pc, .lrf, .m2, .mcmeta, .vfs0, .mpqge, .kdb, .db0, .dba, .rofl, .hkx, .bar, .upk, .das, .iwi, .litemod, .asset, .forge, .ltx, .bsa, .apk, .re4, .sav, .lbf, .slm, .bik, .epk, .rgss3a, .pak, .big, wallet, .wotreplay, .xxx, .desc, .py, .m3u, .flv, .js, .css, .rb, .png, .jpeg, .txt, .p7c, .p7b, .p12, .pfx, .pem, .crt, .cer, .der, .x3f, .srw, .pef, .ptx, .r3d, .rw2, .rwl, .raw, .raf, .orf, .nrw, .mrwref, .mef, .erf, .kdc, .dcr, .cr2, .crw, .bay, .sr2, .srf, .arw, .3fr, .dng, .jpe, .jpg, .cdr, .indd, .ai, .eps, .pdf, .pdd, .psd, .dbf, .mdf, .wb2, .rtf, .wpd, .dxg, .xf, .dwg, .pst, .accdb, .mdb, .pptm, .pptx, .ppt, .xlk, .xlsb, .xlsm, .xlsx, .xls, .wps, .docm, .docx, .doc, .odb, .odc, .odm, .odp, .ods, .odt

How To Identify .gerosan file Ransomware

If you want to know if your computer is infected by .gerosan file virus or not then its super easy. Usually many people get confused about the virus name because your anti-virus cannot detect it. But you can easily identify the type and family of the ransomware infection. First you need to check the extension of your encrypted files. In the case your files will have a .gerosan extension which means your computer is infected .gerosan virus. Apart from this you can easily identify a ransomware through its ransom note. Take a look on the ransom note left by this nasty .gerosan file extension virus


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How .Gerosan Ransomware Infected Your PC

Hackers uses various methods to distribute threats like .gerosan file virus directly to the targeted computers. They always keep in mind that they have to drop the malware on the system without being detected by the anti-virus installed on the targeted machines. In such case the best way is spam email attachments. Through this method they send phishing emails with malicious attachments to thousands of people. When you open such email and download the attachment, your computer will get infected. Apart from this bundled software, malicious websites, fake software patches or updates, torrent files, porn sites are also used to spread the malware. However, once your system is infected, .gerosan virus can also spread through shared network and target other computers on its own. So it is very important to avoid insecure wi-fi network or sketchy file sharing websites.

Is It Possible To Decrypt .gerosan Files

Actually it is the latest member of an old Ransomware family. So there is a generic STOP Decryptor tool is available which may or may not recover .gerosan files. The fact is this Ransomware decryptor works for offline keys, so if your computer got infected by this malware while it was not connected to Internet then there is high chance that your PC was encrypted using offline keys. In such you can easily decrypt your files using this free decryptor. If your computer was encrypted using online keys then it could be a little more hard to recover your files. But since it is a free software, you can try this to see if it works. (Download it from the above table.)

How To Remove .gerosan File 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 .gerosan 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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How To Recover Encrypted Files

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.

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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 .gerosan 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 .gerosan file virus and right click on it then click End process.

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

Remove .gerosan 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 .gerosan 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 .gerosan 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.

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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 .gerosan 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 .gerosan 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\.gerosan file virus

 Tips To Prevent Malware Like .gerosan 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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