.RECOVERYOURFILES Virus – How to Remove It and Restore Data

This article has been created in order to explain to you how you can remove the .RECOVERYOURFILES virus from your computer and how you can get back files, encrypted by this ransomware.

Yet another ransomware with mysterious origins has popped up on malware researchers’ radar. The malware uses the .RECOVERYOURFILES file extension which it adds to the files after they have been encrypted. Furthermore, the ransomware also drops a ransom note file, called INSTRUCTIONS_RECOVER_FILES.txt. The ransom note’s primary goal is to get users to pay a hefty ransom in order to get their files recovered back to their usual working state. If you are one of the victims of this ransomware virus, we recommend that you read this article thoroughly and learn how you can remove .RECOVERYOURFILES virus and restore files, encrypted by this ransomware virus.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionEncrypts the files on your computer and then asks you to pay ransom to be able to use them again.
SymptomsFiles are appended .RECOVERYOURFILES extension. A ransom note is dropped.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
Detection Tool See If Your System Has Been Affected by .RECOVERYOURFILES Virus

Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss .RECOVERYOURFILES Virus.Data Recovery ToolWindows Data Recovery by Stellar Phoenix Notice! This product scans your drive sectors to recover lost files and it may not recover 100% of the encrypted files, but only few of them, depending on the situation and whether or not you have reformatted your drive.


To infect a certain computer, the .RECOVERYOURFILES virus aims to get victims to open the infection file themselves. This may happen by sending the file in the form of an e-mail attachment. This e-mail attachment often pretends (Read more...)

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