How to Remove LeChiffre Ransomware Step by Step

Published February 1, 2016 by Marlin Spencer

LeChiffre Virus Information

LeChiffre is another ransomware, whose main job is to lock up the infected machines and deceive users of money. So when you encounter this virus, you should not believe what it displays for you. Usually, you cannot know exactly when LeChiffre attacks your machine. Once LeChiffre is inside your machine, it changes your system configurations as quickly as it can. By this mean, it can encrypt your files immediately. As a result, you won’t be able to access to those files. In fact, by that time, the only thing you can see on the desktop is a website, which is displayed by LeChiffre.

On LeChiffre, you can see a notification saying that the machine is locked up for your various illegal conducts like watching a pirate video or downloading forbidden resources. It also tells you that if you want to unlock the system, you must pay a fine in 24 hours through this website. You will be threatened that if you cannot pay it in time, you can be arrested by the police later. However, LeChiffre is only a PC threat, so it cannot have the right to give you a punishment. Therefore, you ought to ignore the message that is stated by this virus. And you what you should do is now is to use this removal guide to delete LeChiffre from the system and unlock the machine.

Screenshot of LeChiffre:

LeChiffre Ransomware

Step 1: Remove LeChiffre virus using Safe Mode with Networking

For Windows XP, Vista and 7 users:

1. Restart your computer and keep hitting F8 key on your keyboard before Windows loads

2. Move your arrow key to highlight Safe Mode with Networking and then press Enter
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For Windows 8 users, please watch this video:

For Windows 10 users, please watch this video:

After starting your system in Safe Mode with Networking, log in your infected user account, use this recommended malware remover to fully detect and remove all malicious items of LeChiffre virus.

Step 2: Remove LeChiffre virus using Safe Mode with Command Prompt

If you cannot start your computer into Safe Mode with Networking and you have another user account on your system, then you can try to log in another account, run a full scan with this recommended malware remover and delete all detected malicious items.

However, if you only have one user account on your system, then follow the guides below to create a new user account so that you can remove LeChiffre virus.

1. Start your system into Safe Mode with Command Prompt

For Windows XP, Vista and 7 users:

a. Restart your computer and keep hitting F8 key on your keyboard before Windows loads

b. Move your arrow key to highlight Safe Mode with Command Prompt and then press Enter
safe-mode-with-command-prompt

For Windows 8 users, please watch this video:

For Windows 10 users, please watch this video:

2. When the command window appears, type in net user anewaccount /add and press Enter key on the keyboard
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3. Then type in net localgroup administrators anewaccount /add and press Enter key on the keyboard
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4. After that, type in shutdown -r and press Enter key on the keyboard
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5. Click anewaccount and log in this clean account. This account may not be infected with this LeChiffre virus and you will be able to download and install recommended malware remover to remove this virus from your computer.

anewaccount

6. Download and install this recommended malware remover to remove this virus from your computer:

Step 3: Remove LeChiffre virus using System Restore

In case your newly-created user account is also infected with this ransomware, please try to perform a System Restore.

1. Start your system into Safe Mode with Command Prompt as Step 2 shows

2. Type cd restore and press Enter key on your keyboard
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3. Type in rstrui.exe and press Enter key on your keyboard
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4. Click Next to continue
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5. Select the restore point before this LeChiffre virus appears on your PC and click Next to continue
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6. Confirm the restore point you choose and click Finish to continue
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7. Click Yes to continue
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Removal assistance:
If you are having problems while performing LeChiffre removal from your computer, please ask for assistance in our malware removal forum.

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