Remove .micro file extension from Your PC

Published February 18, 2016 by Marlin Spencer

.micro file extension Virus Information

The existence of .micro file extension is an obvious symptom for problem. If you notice this happens to your system, you have to pay attention. .micro file extension is a ransomware, which is a very destructive virus that can change your files’ extensions to .micro file extension without your permission. No matter what sorts of files, this ransomware can encrypt all of them entirely. Therefore, you will find that all files stored inside your system cannot be opened anymore.

This particular virus falls into the category of TeslaCrypt which is a very typical ransomware. Once installed successfully, it can damage the files including system files, personal files like videos, music, pictures, as well as other business documents. If your system files are changed to random name with .micro file extension, your system won’t be able to recognize those files, which can lead to system crash, and other serious system problems.

As all personal files can be encrypted by this ransomware, too, you can be very frustrated. In reality, .micro file extension just tries to convince you that if you want to regain access to your encrypted files, you have to pay a certain sum of money first. Don’t be fooled by that! It is a scam. To regain right to access to your files, you just remove .micro file extension ransomware virus from your computer completely. Follow the instruction below to remove .micro file extension now.

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Step 1: Remove .micro file extension 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 .micro file extension virus.

Step 2: Remove .micro file extension 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 .micro file extension 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
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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 .micro file extension virus and you will be able to download and install recommended malware remover to remove this virus from your computer.

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

Step 3: Remove .micro file extension 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 .micro file extension 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 .micro file extension removal from your computer, please ask for assistance in our malware removal forum.

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