Removing Merl Ransomware Successfully

Solution To Get Rid Of Merl Ransomware from Windows 2000

Merl Ransomware is responsible for infecting following browsers

Chrome VersionsChrome 57.0.2987, Chrome 51.0.2704, Chrome 54.0.2840, Chrome 53.0.2785, Chrome 52.0.2743, Chrome 50.0.2661, Chrome 58.0.3026.0, Chrome 58.0, Chrome 55.0.2883, Chrome 49.0.2623
Mozilla VersionsMozilla:40.0.3, Mozilla Firefox:44.0.1, Mozilla:44.0.1, Mozilla Firefox:50.0.1, Mozilla:38.0.1, Mozilla:44, Mozilla:51.0.1, Mozilla Firefox:44, Mozilla:38.2.1, Mozilla:44.0.2
Internet Explorer VersionsInternet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18241, Internet Explorer 7-7.00.5730.1300, IE 7:7.00.6000.16386, IE 7:7.00.6000.16441, IE 7:7.00.6000.16441, IE 10:10.0.9200.16384, Internet Explorer 7-7.00.6000.16386, IE 7:7.00.5730.1300, Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702, IE 10:10.0.8400.00000, Internet Explorer 10-10.0.8400.00000, Internet Explorer 7-7.00.6001.1800, IE 9:9.0.8112.16421, Internet Explorer 8-8.00.7000.00000, Internet Explorer 9-9.0.8080.16413, IE 8:8.00.6001.18372, IE 8:8.00.6001.18241, IE 8:8.00.6001.17184, Internet Explorer 10-10.0.8250.00000

Uninstall Merl Ransomware from Windows 8: Quick Uninstallation Guide

How Dangerous is Merl Ransomware?

Unluckily, Merl Ransomware is a virulent threat, first spotted in the beginning of 2017, appears to be designed for taking control over compromised Windows 8 and perform vindictive activities that would be beneficial for threat actors. In fact, it developed by highly skilled threat actors. Though, it has no bug. During threat analysis, we saw the threat has no unique features. Just like other malware, Merl Ransomware might hijack your web browsers and replace your browser's homepage/search engine with malicious domain and cause countless redirects. Even, it may install several spyware extensions or plugins on your Chrome. Moreover, it may slow down your Windows System performance and cut down your Internet speed as well as use your internet data for loading unnecessary pages or malicious files or updates from remote servers. Such malware could encipher your important files using military grade cipher and demand ransom payment. Worse, while your Windows 8 is compromised with the malware, Clean hackers may have control over your Windows System.

Merl Ransomware : Distribution Source

  • Misleading websites: Torrent sites and less reputed online software stores deliver Merl Ransomware to your Windows System using deceptive methods. They might suggest you to use customized downloader before downloading any file or software. Please note that customized downloader always performs optional programs installation along with your regular download.
  • Bundled Programs: nowadays, most of all free programs come bundled up with optional programs when you install any of such programs, your Windows System gets penetrated with Merl Ransomware.
  • Spam Emails Attachments: in various campaigns, threat actors use email services to deliver Merl Ransomware to your Windows System as an important attachment file along with phishing text.
  • Infected USBs: when you plug-in infected USB drives to your Windows System, the virus enters to your Windows 8 without any consent.

Few Common Characteristics of Merl Ransomware virus

  • Infected Windows 8 may be acting weird including unwanted browser redirects, slow Internet speed, presence of unwanted files or programs on the Windows System etc.
  • Your private files may have been modified/deleted without your authorization.
  • Important files may have become useless or encrypted and may be featuring weird extensions.
  • You may be seeing suggest to buy products or install fake security software while your online session.

Therefore, we recommend you to keep reliable security software installed and updated on your each Windows System to get real time protection against such threats. Now, you must initiate Merl Ransomware Uninstallation procedures given below:

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Manual Uninstallation Guide to Uninstall Merl Ransomware From Windows System

Method 1: Turn on your Windows System into ‘Safe Mode with Networking’ to Clean Merl Ransomware Safely

Method 2: Uninstall Unwanted Processes of Merl Ransomware from Task Manager on your Windows Machine

Method 3: Effectively Uninstall Merl Ransomware from Control Panel in Windows

Method 4: Uninstall Malicious Registry Entries created by Merl Ransomware from Windows system

Method 5: Uninstall Merl Ransomware from Major Internet Browsers/Reset Browsers

Method 1: Turn on your Windows System into ‘Safe Mode with Networking’ to Clean Merl Ransomware Safely

For Windows 8.1/10 Users

Step 1. First, click on Start menu then hold Shift button and from the Power option select Restart.

Step 2. Now you see a blue screen entitled as ‘Choose an option’. Choose ‘Troubleshoot’ from there.

Step 3. Next, you need to click Advanced option.

Step 4. Then you must choose Startup Settings.

Step 5. Finally, you see ‘Enable Safe Mode’ option, click it and click on Restart button.

Step 6. Next, press ‘F5’ button to enable Safe Mode with Networking option to proceed deletion of Merl Ransomware from your computer.

For Windows XP/Vista/7 Users

Step 1. Press Windows Button and from Shut down select Restart.

Step 2. Now during the Restart process, keep pressing ‘F8 button’ continuously.

Step 3. Next, you see Advanced boot menu on your computer screen. Choose Safe Mode with Networking to proceed removal of Merl Ransomware from your Windows System.

Method 2: Uninstall Merl Ransomware from Task Manager on your Windows Machine

For Windows 10/8.1/7/Vista/XP Users

Step 1. Press and hold ‘ALT+Ctrl+Del’ buttons continuously on your keyboard.

Step 2. Click Task Manager from the displayed options.

Step 3. Now, you must find malicious/suspicious processes and kill them by selecting End Task option.

Step 4. This way you can terminate malicious processes associated with Merl Ransomware on your affected system.

Method 3: Effectively Clean Merl Ransomware from Control Panel in Windows

Clean Merl Ransomware From Windows 10

Step 1. Press Start button and select Settings from the menu.

Step 2. Choose System option from there.

Step 3. Next, You have to click Apps and Features option to find and Clean Merl Ransomware

Step 4. Finally, there you see list of all installed programs including malicious programs, select Merl Ransomware and click Uninstall.

Clean Merl Ransomware From Windows 8.1

Step 1. Press Win+R button to open Run Box on your Windows System.

Step 2. Type ‘control panel’ (without quotation mark) and hit the Enter button to open ‘Control panel’ on your system running Windows 8.

Step 3. Select ‘Uninstall a program’ from Programs menu.

Step 4. Now you need to find Merl Ransomware or other suspicious programs, select it and Clean one by one by clicking on ‘Uninstall’ option.

Uninstall Merl Ransomware From Windows 7

Step 1. Press Windows Logo key on your keyboard.

Step 2. And then click ‘Control Panel’ from the the Start Menu.

Step 3. Select Uninstall a program option from the Programs menu.

4 Finally, you are at the place where you can find and Clean Merl Ransomware and other malicious software from your Windows System with ease.

Uninstall Merl Ransomware From Windows XP

Step 1. First, go to the Start Menu and select ‘Control Panel’.

Step 2. Now, click on Add or Clean programs option.

Step 3. Find Merl Ransomware and other suspicious programs and Clean them immediately

Method 4: Effectively Eliminate Malicious Registry Entries created by Merl Ransomware from Windows system

Step 1. Access Run Box by Pressing Win+R keys on your Windows System.

Step 2. In Run Box, type ‘regedit’ and hit Enter.

Step 3. Next Windows Registry will be opened on your Windows System screen. Find and Clean all registry entries associated with Merl Ransomware carefully.

-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”

-HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random

-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0

-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\run\random

-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesWpm

-HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”

-HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\Classes\ Merl Ransomware

Method 5: Uninstall Merl Ransomware from Major Internet Browsers – Chrome

Uninstall Merl Ransomware From Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702

Step 1. Launch IE and go to Manage Add-ons from Tools menu.

Step 2. A new window opens, from there click on Toolbar and extensions.

Step 3. Then simply find Merl Ransomware from there and click Clean.

Step 4. Also find and Clean any other entry associated with this virus.

Know How To Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702 Browser

Step 1. Close all Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702 Windows.

Step 2. Select the Advanced tab, and then select Reset.

Step 3. In the Reset Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702 Settings dialog box, select Reset.

Step 4. When Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702 finishes applying default settings, select Close, and then select OK.

Uninstall Merl Ransomware From Mozilla:46

Step 1. You can always Clean unwanted add-ons by clicking the “Firefox” menu option at the top of the Firefox window and selecting “Add-ons.”

Step 2. Select “Extensions or Appearance or Plug-ins.”

Step 3. Pick out the add-on – Merl Ransomware you want to deactivate and click the “Disable” button then Restart Mozilla:46.

Know How To Mozilla:46 Browser

Step 1. Open Firefox, Click the icon that looks like three stacked lines at the top right of the browser window.

Step 2. Select the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu.

Step 3. Select ‘Troubleshooting information’ in the slide-out menu.

Step 4. Select the ‘Reset Firefox’ button at the top right of the new Web page.

Uninstall Merl Ransomware From Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Launch Microsoft Edge.

Step 2. Select More (…) to open the menu.

Step 3. Select Extensions from the menu.

Step 4. Right-click the extension – Merl Ransomware and select Clean, or select the extension and click the Clean button.

Know How To Reset Microsoft Edge Browser

Step 1. Access the “Settings” menu by clicking the three horizontal dots in the upper right corner of the Edge window and choose “Settings.”

Step 2. Under Clear browsing data, tap “Choose what to clear” and then click “Show more.” There are a lot of data types here. Select them all and click “Clear.” Restart your Windows System and re-open Edge for a clean slate.

Uninstall Merl Ransomware From Chrome 58.0

Step 1. Start Mozilla:46 and go to Tools, there select Add-ons Manager.

Step 2. Next, from left panel click on Extensions option, find Merl Ransomware extension or any other unnecessary extension viruses and then Clean them immediately by clicking on Clean.

From Chrome 58.0

Step 1. On your Windows system, launch Chrome.

Step 2. At the top right, click More Settings.

Step 3. At the bottom, mouse click Show advanced settings.

Step 4. Under the section “Reset settings,” click Reset settings.

Step 5. In the box that appears, click Reset.