T1Happy Ransomware Removal Guide

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T1Happy Ransomware applies the .happy extension to the files it encrypts. Unfortunately, the data that receives the additional extension becomes locked, and the user should be unable to access it. Thus, we believe encountering the malicious application would make any user feel the opposite of being happy. Unless the victim has backup copies that are safely stored on some removable media device or cloud storage. In such case, all there is to do is remove T1Happy Ransomware, make sure there are no threats anymore, and then replace encrypted data with backup copies. Our specialists advise deleting it even if you cannot recover your data as trusting the hackers could be hazardous. Anyone who wishes to erase the malware manually should check the instructions located below this article. Of course, those who prefer using automatic features can employ a reputable security tool and let it deal with the malicious application.

If you continue reading our report you can learn more about T1Happy Ransomware. For starters, let us explain how the malicious application could end up on your computer. Our specialists believe the malware could travel with Spam emails, software installers offered on file-sharing websites, or other data received from doubtful sources. Therefore, those who wish to protect their computers from such infections in the future should pay close attention to the data they interact with. If it comes from unknown senders or untrustworthy web pages, you ought to scan it with a reliable antimalware tool. This way, if the file appears to be carrying a threat, the tool should detect it and warn you not to open it. Truth to be told, opening files without checking them first is usually how victims receive such malicious applications.

The malware settles in and then kills Task Manager’s and Registry Editor’s processes to disable these tools. Then, T1Happy Ransomware should start encrypting documents, photos, videos, and other personal files located on the infected computer. As mentioned earlier, each affected file ought to be marked with the .happy extension. To make sure the user will be unable to restore them, the malicious application is supposed to delete all shadow copies. Lastly, it should open a ransom note and change the user’s Desktop wallpaper. According to the ransom note, it is possible to decrypt files, and the victim should be glad he received such an uncomplicated ransomware application. As for the message on the Desktop image, it should ask to pay a ransom in order to get the files decrypted. Needless to say, paying the hackers will not guarantee they will decrypt your data, which is why we recommend erasing T1Happy Ransomware if you do not want to risk losing your money in vain.

Users who are considering removing T1Happy Ransomware manually should know the process might not be easy. For this reason, we advise checking the instructions located below the report first. If you do not think you can handle the listed steps, you should use a reliable antimalware tool instead. A security tool of your choice could clean up the system for you as well as guard it against threats you may yet encounter in the future.

Restart your system in Safe Mode with Networking

Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Tap Win+I or go to the Start menu and click the Power button.
  2. Tap and hold Shift and click Restart.
  3. Select Troubleshoot and choose Advanced Options.
  4. Pick Startup Settings and press Restart.
  5. Press the F5 key and reboot your system.

Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7

  1. Open Start, press Shutdown options and click Restart.
  2. Tap and hold the F8 key when your computer is restarting.
  3. Wait till you see the Advanced Boot Options window.
  4. Choose Safe Mode with Networking.
  5. Press Enter and log on to your computer.

Get rid of T1Happy Ransomware

  1. Click Win+R.
  2. Type Regedit and tap Enter.
  3. Search for this path: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  4. Look for a value name created by the threat; it could be named Cortana.
  5. Its value data should contain a path leading to the malware’s launcher; select the path and copy it.
  6. Press Win+E.
  7. Enter the path you copied into the File Explorer’s address bar.
  8. Click Enter and find the malicious application’s launcher; right-click it and choose Delete.
  9. Close File Explorer and go back to the Registry Editor.
  10. Right-click the value name you found before (e.g., Cortana) and select Delete.
  11. Close Registry Editor.
  12. Press Win+E again.
  13. Go to %TEMP% and erase a file called don.bmp.
  14. Then find a document titled HIT BY RANSOMWARE.txt on your Desktop and delete it too.
  15. Close File Explorer again.
  16. Empty Recycle bin.
  17. Restart the computer as usual.
Download Remover for T1Happy Ransomware *
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