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Windows 7: Locker 1.2 Virus. Help 70 hours left! Encryption virus.

28 May 2015   #11
Jayvee24

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Dude I have the same problem like yours. I don't know how to solve this. I don't have backup and all the files encrypted there are important Locker 1.2 Virus. Help 70 hours left! Encryption virus.-capture.jpg




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28 May 2015   #12
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Jayvee24,

You are not under a deadline, that is a scare tactic.

Once the timer goes down to zero, it is reset. However, the ransom goes up in cost.
There are no additional files encrypted, though.

Since you have no Backups, you can make an attempt to restore files using File Recovery Software such as:

R-Studio > Disk Recovery Software and Hard Drive Recovery tool for Windows, Mac, and Linux

Recuva > Recuva - Undelete, Unerase, File and Disk Recovery - Free Download

PhotoRec > PhotoRec - Digital Picture and File Recovery

Guide to using PhotoRec recovery software.


Also, you can use Shadow Volume Copies:
Previous Versions - Restore Files and Folders
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29 May 2015   #13
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Windowsdeal is offering a 100% discount on MiniTool Power Data Recovery Personal 6.8 at the moment. Maybe it will help the OP.

MiniTool Power Data Recovery Personal 6.8 (100% Discount)

9 hours 50 minutes left on deal at the time of writing.
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29 May 2015   #14
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10
 
 

Unfortunately lots of people are getting hit by this & although I understand the need to pay to get important files back, this can be a bad situation. Not only are people perpetuating this kind of behavior, but there is no guarantee you will receive the decryption key.

Your best option, now & in the future, is to make & maintain, on a regular basis, a system image. Best to keep it on an external drive that is not regularly connected to the PC/Laptop.

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

I found this article which may help you recover some of the files:

How to Remove Locker Virus and Restore Encrypted Files

However, in the end, it always comes down to one word: Backup. If you have valuable files then don't keep them in one place.
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