Smart Tool to Restore Files after Cryptolocker Virus

Updated on December 02, 2020

Real Time Scenario: I have Windows computer infected with CryptoLocker Virus which has encrypted all the files stored on my computer. I had the backup drive attached, when the virus was activated so all my backups are encrypted too. For more clearance, i had file with .doc extension but now it is encrypted and returns Invalid files. Can anybody help me out to decrypt files after cryptolocker virus, and successfully recover files after CryptoLocker virus attack on my Windows system?”


CryptoLocker or CryptoWall are a new form of malware that encrypts files existing on your computer and demands that you have to pay a ransom in order to decrypt those files. There are many methods available to remove CryptoLocker virus for free from your computer, but it may delete your critical files. Instead of getting struck in all these mess, you can make use of Remo Recover software and get to know how to recover files after cryptolocker virus infection from a date and time prior to the infection. This page will give you complete information on recovering infected files very easily in few simple steps.


  • It is known to affect Windows based computers.
  • It attacks files on any storage connected to an infected computer, including flash drives, external hard drives, sometimes mapped network drives.
  • Affects targeted files types such as, .odc, .doc, .wps, .xls, .xlsx, .odm, .odt, .jpg, .jpe, .arw, .pfx, .nrw, .nef, .crt, .pem, .raw, .rw2, and many more. When it fines files that match one of these types, it will encrypt the files using public encryption key and add the full path to the files and the filename as a value under the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\CryptoLocker_0388\Files Registry Key.

How Remo Recover Can Help you Recover Files after CryptoLocker Virus:

CryptoLocker and CryptoWall informs you of infection only afte they have finished encrypting your files. The encryption process can take several hours or days, depending on your computer and your files stored in it. In such cases make use of Remo Recover, which is capable of recovering deleted files from folder on Windows computer. It is trustworthy, easy, and quick file recovery tool available in the market. Download and install the Demo version of this software and Run it on Windows Operating Systems. Remo will scan your entire Windows system using its powerful scanning algorithm and recovers infected files from CryptoLocker in a short interval of time.

Exclusive Features of Remo Recover Software:

The primary goal of this file recovery utility is to perform restoration of infected files from cryptolocker virus without consuming more time. It is designed with simple and user friendly graphical interface so that even a person with less or no technical knowledge can perform recovery files easily. Remo Recover Software is the most efficient file recovery tool that performs deep scanning of the drive in order to retrieve inaccessible drive files which are infected due to cryptolocker virus on Windows computers. Additionally, the software can also be used to recover permanently deleted files in Windows 8.1, 8, Windows 10, Server 2003 & 2008, Vista, XP, and Windows 2000.

It will guide you how to recover files after cryptolocker virus, and supports different types of files like recovery of photos like (JPG, JPEG, GIF, PNG, etc) , video files such as (3GP, AVI, MOV, MP4,etc), RAW images like ( ARI, ARW, BAY, CRW, CAP, DCR, ERF, NEF, etc) and other file types. One can use this software to rescue password protected files on Windows in few simple steps.

No other third party file recovery software can restore encrypted files by cryptolocker virus other than Remo Recover. So one can rely on this tool and recover files after cryptolocker virus on Windows systems. This data recovery utility can also recover files from hidden WinMend folder. However, the software can retrieve files only in random order and need to search for the files names after recovery as such encrypted folders deleted the file name from the local storage drive. Cryptolocker, WinMend, Bitlocker, etc. will rename all the files when it encrypt the files residing on Windows hard drive.

Remo Recover supports file recovery on all kinds of storage devices like Memory cards, SD cards, XD, SDHC cards, USB drives, etc. This software is free of virus, malware and spyware which ensure full protection to your computer. It supports all versions of Windows Operating Systems such as Windows 10, Windows 8 & 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, and previous versions. Use the trial version of this tool and check its efficiency, then go for licensed version to restore your files infected by Cryptolocker virus.

Steps to Recover Files after CryptoLocker Virus using Remo Recover:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Recover software on your computer. Double click on the downloaded file to launch the software and click on the option Recover Files. Then choose the drive from which you want to recover files and click on the Scan button

Recover Cryptolocker virus infected files - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now all the found files in the selected drive will be displayed

Recover Cryptolocker virus infected files - File Type View

Figure 2: File Type View

Step 3: You can now preview the files using the free Preview feature

Recover Cryptolocker virus infected files - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Files

Step 4: Finally, save the required files to any desired location.

Recover Cryptolocker virus infected files - Save Recovered Files

Figure 4: Save Recovered Files