Crowti Ransomware Virus – Removal Instructions

Crowti Ransomware is a very destructive computer virus that will install itself on your computer without your permission.  Our computer security experts classify Crowti Ransomware as a ransomware trojan. Crowti Ransomware will scramble, or encrypt the users’ files, while demanding that a steep ransom be paid. Often, this malicious program will render the victim’s computer nearly destroyed. Remove Crowti Ransomware from your computer as soon as possible to prevent additional damage to your operating system and files.

Crowti Ransomware informs users that they have been infected with a ransom message like this:


The infected computer’s user will receive a message like the one above from the makers of Crowti Ransomware, asking that a steep price be paid to restore the computer and its files.  The user is threatened by the virus that if he or she does not pay the ransom, the key to restore all of their will be destroyed.  Crowti Ransomware is usually spread through email attachments. A seemingly harmless email that appears to have been sent by a legitimate company will contain a compressed ZIP file.  Crowti Ransomware is disguised as a PDF file in order to trick users and antivirus software. If you have become infected with Crowti Ransomware virus, it is obviously not your fault. This is one of the most deceptive and destructive viruses that our software experts have seen. We advise you to remove this virus from your computer as soon as possible.

Crowti Ransomware victims are given 72 hours to pay a ransom of $300, $400 or another steep dollar amount in cash or a prepaid card. The makers of the virus promise to restore the files if the ransom is paid. It is impossible to know whether or not the files will be restored. Many victims have reported that the encryption key they were given after paying the ransom was completely bogus.  We encourage all of our clients to back up their files regularly on an external drive, and to remove this virus from their computer immediately. The best way to prevent an infection of Crowti Ransomware is to stay vigilant and not to open any random files from email senders you do not completely trust.  Keep your antivirus software up to date, especially if you have an older version of Windows. Most importantly, remove this virus from your computer at once to prevent additional damage. If you need help, you can call our technicians at 1-888-895-6053 for additional assistance.

Crowti Ransomware Virus

Crowti Ransomware Virus Removal Instructions

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Crowti Ransomware virus.

** PLEASE NOTE: If the Virus is on a computer running “WINDOWS 8” see the Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions

Remember: you must be on the infected computer when performing these 3 easy steps to remove the virus.

STEP 1: Start the computer in Safe Mode with Networking
a. Before starting this step, it is STRONGLY SUGGESTED that you write down our 24HR Toll Free tech support phone number incase you run into any issues or would like any additional help with your PC.

If you need help, this is the number to call!

b. To begin, go ahead and turn off the infected computer and wait roughly 20 seconds, then turn it back on.

c. Next Immediately as the computer begins to turn on, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu. You should see an image like the one below.

Selection the option Safe Mode with Networking

d. Next use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option and the computer will begin to boot into safe mode.

STEP 2: Download the Crowti Ransomware Virus Removal Program
a. Now it is time to open the “Run Command” box.

b.On your keyboard, push and hold the “Windows” key, then press the “R” key. See keyboard diagram below.

Keyboard Shortcut Diagram

c. After you have pressed the “Windows” and “R” key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type the following and press OK:


Windows Run Box

After clicking OK, your computer will connect to the internet and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyhunter.

STEP 3: Installing the Crowti Ransomware Virus Removal Program
a. When you see the download box, click the “Run” button. The picture of the download box is below.

Spyhunter Download Box Click Run

b. Now you should be downloading a program called “Spyhunter 4” this program has been developed by a company called Enigma Software. Through their extensive work on Malware research they have developed one of the worlds most successful Virus and Malware removal programs. This program offers easy “point and click” virus removal.

c. After this program runs the scan, you should see a list of “threats” found on your computer. These Threats can be very harmful and may ruin the computer if not removed. To remove these threats click “fix Threats” and then “register” the program to permanently remove the virus and any other threats found.

*** After registering Spyhunter4 we highly recommend restarting the computer. Then we would like you to make sure everything is working properly. You should notice that the virus has been completely removed. If it has not been removed or the computer is not working 100% to your liking call us immediately at 1-888-895-6053 and one of our techs will help get it working properly again.

Need further assistance? Call us toll free and one of our friendly technicians will kindly walk you through the virus removal process.

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