What is Lapoi Ransomware?
Lapoi Ransomware is a cryptovirus that encrypts user data using a complex encryption algorithm. It can encrypt audio, video, MS Office documents, archives and more and then change files’ extension to .lapoi. Of course, Lapoi Ransomware is a big threat to the security of your files. Moreover, Lapoi Ransomware removes shadow copies of files and system restore points, which makes decryption impossible. Moreover, there is no certain amount to be paid, but a ransom can reach several thousand dollars.
In most cases, Lapoi Ransomware and other cryptoviruses come to the PC in the form of some kind of software or as an attachment to the spam mailing. For example, when a user downloads a pirated portable version of a paid product, he eventually receives a package that contains a cryptovirus. But this is just an example because the methods of penetrating a computer can vary. We recommend that you use our recommendations to determine which descrambler can help you. Delete Lapoi Ransomware and decrypt .lapoi files using our guides.
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How to remove Lapoi from your computer?
You may try to use SpyHunter anti-malware tool to remove Lapoi ransomware from your computer. Newly advanced ransomware detection technology is able to run an instant ransomware scan, which is perfect to protect your computer in case of a new ransomware attack.
How to decrypt .Lapoi files?
Once you’ve removed the virus, you are probably thinking of recovering files from encryption. Let’s take a look at possible ways of decrypting your data.
Recover data with Data Recovery
- Download and install Data Recovery
- Select drives and folders with your files, then click Scan.
- Choose all the files in a folder, then press on Restore button.
- Manage export location.
Restore data with automated decryption tools
Unfortunately, due to the novelty of Lapoi ransomware, there are no available automatic decryptors for this encryptor yet. Still, there is no need to invest in the malicious scheme by paying a ransom. You are able to recover files manually.
You can try to use one of these methods in order to restore your encrypted data manually.
Restore data with Windows Previous Versions
This feature is working on Windows Vista (not Home version), Windows 7 and later versions. Windows Lapois copies of files and folders which you can use to restore data on your computer. In order to restore data from Windows Backup, take the following steps:
- Open My Computer and search for the folders you want to restore;
- Right-click on the folder and choose Restore previous versions option;
- The option will show you the list of all the previous copies of the folder;
- Select restore date and the option you need: Open, Copy and Restore.
Restore the system with System Restore
You can always try to use System Restore in order to roll back your system to its condition before infection infiltration. All the Windows versions include this option.
- Type restore in the Search tool;
- Click on the result;
- Choose restore point before the infection infiltration;
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
Written by Rami D