Remove V6CYE Ransomware Virus (+Recover .v6cye Files)

V6CYE Ransomware is a nasty file encryptor malware infection that also goes with the name of .v6cye File Virus. This new infection is a variant of the notorious Snatch Ransomware. As the name shows that it is in the habit of snatching personal files or in other words encrypting files on the infected PC to force users into paying Ransom money. This nasty .v6cye Virus will lock all your data including images, videos, music, documents, database, backups and all other files by using a powerful encryption algorithm. Once done encrypting your files, it will add .v6cye extension as suffix to your file names like if you had file “photo.jpg” then it will get converted into “photo.jpg.v6cye” which is an encrypted version of your original files and you cannot access it without a decryption key. After all that, this dubious malware will leave ransom note “RESTORE_V6CYE_DATA.txt” to demand ransom money to give you decryption key that can unlock your files.

.v6cye File Virus : Threat Analysis

Name .v6cye Ransomware, .v6cye Files Virus, .v6cye Extension Virus
Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
Family Snatch Ransomware
Ransom note RESTORE_V6CYE_DATA.txt
Extension .v6cye
Description v6cye ransomware encrypt your files by adding .v6cye 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 Download Automatic Removal Tool
Data Recovery Download Data Recovery Pro 

.v6cye File Virus is a dangerous malware infection and there is no free decryptor available for this infection or its parent version Snatch Ransomware at this moment. This virus has already attacked many users to make illegal profit online but this time creators of this malware has released a new version with similar functions and activities. This .v6cye extension virus is equally brutal to its previous version and like any other Ransomware virus it is able to infect all versions of Windows computer and encrypt all types of files that users normally store on their system. Hacker behind this threat simply says in its ransom note that all your files are encrypted no one can restore your files. The note further suggest you to contact hacker through email mentioning your extension and ask for the decryption key for which you can be charged between $500-$1500 USD in BitCoin. It is a deadly malware and it does not want you to look for other option, so it may also threaten to delete all your files you don’t comply. Please check the complete ransom note of .v6cye File Virus here :

Hello! Your all your files are encrypted and only I can decrypt them.
my mail is

Write me if you want to return your files – I can do it very quickly!
In the letter you must specify the extension of the encrypted files.

Do not rename encrypted files.
You may lose your files permanently.
You may be a victim of fraud.

To prove that I can recover your files, I am ready to decrypt any three files for free (except databases, Excel and backups)

hurry up!

V6CYE Ransomware can be distributed through various different tricks but one the most common method is spam emails that contain malicious attachments or exploiting vulnerabilities send by hackers pretending to be some company or legitimate service. The subject of the email would so compelling that you won’t be able resist like you credit card bill, mortgagee bill, new offer, package delivery or tracking report and so on. When users open those contaminated emails on their system, virus get installed secretly and start doing its malicious work. You can also get this .v6cye File Virus while browsing to porn or torrent websites, clicking on misleading ads that redirect your browser on unsafe and phishing websites. You might also download this infection yourself when you download bundled freeware or shareware programs, cracked software, illegal patches etc. on your machine. So it is very important to be careful while browsing Internet or downloading any free stuff on your system because hackers are always looking for any loopholes to target your computer.

.v6cye File Virus

Once your system is infected .v6cye File Ransomware and all your files are encrypted then you are in big trouble. Hence, there is no free decryptor available and hackers are looking for a big payout to give you decryption key, we are help you in restoring your files through alternate method. It is true that you will need your private decryption key to unlock your files but it is not the only method. If you remove this infection from your system, you can recover your files through any recent backup that you have created or you can use data recovery software to recover your files. Paying ransom money to .v6cye File Virus will not do any good because hackers are only looking for money and they have no intention to decrypt your files. Most of the victims who tries to reason with these crooks lost their files and money both. So we advise to you to follow the below instructions to remove .v6cye File Virus from your system and recover your files using the data recovery software.

How To Remove .v6cye 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 .v6cye 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 you don’t have any recent backup 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 .v6cye 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 .v6cye Files Virus and right click on it then click End process.

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Part 3 – Remove .v6cye 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 .v6cye Files Virus virus is listed in Control Panel with any other random name to avoid its removal.

Remove .v6cye 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 .v6cye 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 .v6cye 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 .v6cye 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 .v6cye 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\.v6cye Files Virus

Tips To Prevent Malware Like .v6cye 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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