Remove .[].adage File Virus

.[].adage File Virus is another newly found variant of Phobos Ransomware. If your files are locked with .[].adage extension then be sure that your system is infected by a nasty file locking malware which is planning to extort money from you be hijacking your files. This perilous threat will encrypt all your files using a powerful algorithm and leave ransom note behind to brag about this heinous crime. Hackers behind this nasty malware ask that all your files are encrypted and can be unlocked through a private decryption key. They will offer to give you the decryption but in exchange you to pay ransom money in advance in BitCoins. This .[].adage Ransomware is really dangerous malware and you should not trust this infection. It has a tendency to cheat its victims and flee away with money without giving the decryption code to users.

.[].adage File Virus : Threat Analysis

 Name .[].adage File Virus
 Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
 Family Nemesis Ransomware
 Extension .[].adage
 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

.[].adage File Virus can get into your system through various different ways and you will never notice the infection until it has successfully encrypted all your files. This nasty Ransomware virus is able to infect all versions of Windows computers very easily and it like to play with your files. It uses a very sophisticated encryption algorithm and it can encrypt your entire hard drive (all your files) to make your system completely useless. In its ransom note, .[].adage virus says that your files have been encrypted due to a security problem with you PC. If you think about it, then yes it is saying right because if your system security were not compromised it could never be able to lock your files. It will ask you to contact on if you want your files back. It will give you an unique ID after encrypting your files. You can send some of your files to hackers on that email address to check the decryptor before you pay. Hackers normally offer some free file decryption to make users to believe that they can restore your files. Check the screenshot of the ransom message here :

Now if you are thinking how your system got infected by .[].adage Virus then it is a valid question. Internet is full of knowledge but it is also a place where some people are constantly trying to deceive other for making illegal profit. Hackers are always looking for new loopholes to target your system and cheat your money. They mostly use spam email attachments that carry malicious codes and when any user open that type of email, their system gets infected. Your computer could also get infected by .[].adage File Virus if you download bundled freeware or shareware programs, cracked software, illegal patches or fake updates. This dubious threats could also get spread through malicious websites, porn or torrent sites, phishing scam websites or even through social engineering websites. Apart from this, some low lever threats could also bring this nasty .[].adage extension virus on your computer secretly.

If your computer is infected by threats like .[].adage Ransomware then you should never pay ransom money to hackers. These types of viruses often has several variants, so if you once pay to recover your files, hackers will soon target your system through another different variant and this cycle will keep going on. So you must break this chain reaction once and for all. The main problem here is for data recovery and this virus tells you not to recover your data through any other methods because it does not want to lose a potential customer. Breaking a ransomware encryption is not easy but files encrypted by .[].adage virus could be recovered through other alternative methods. You can recover your data through backup, shadow file explorer or data recovery software. But before you try to restore your data, you must remove this infection or it will keep encrypting your files. So you are advised to follow the below instructions to remove .[].adage virus Ransomware completely and recover your files.

How To Remove .[].adage File Virus

The first most important thing for you is to remove this nasty .[].adage 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 .[].adage 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.

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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 .[].adage 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 .[].adage File Virus and right click on it then click End process.

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

Remove .[].adage 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 .[].adage 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 .[].adage 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 .[].adage 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 .[].adage 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\.[].adage File Virus

 Tips To Prevent Malware Like .[].adage 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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