GUIDE: How to REMOVE "WANNA SCREAM" virus (Ransom.WANNA.SCREAM) FOREVER!

I will tell you in this post how to fix the issue manually and how to clean it automatically using a special powerful removal tool. You can download the removal program for free here:

Manual removal instructions:

How can you remove the WANNA SCREAM ransomware?


WANNA SCREAM detected as Ransom.WANNA.SCREAM.

Ransomware attacks can appear out of nowhere nowadays.
And they are very powerful, not to mention they will try to acquire your personal data rather fast.
What you want to do is to find a quick and simple way to eliminate this malware from your computer!

The way you can identify an infection like this is when you see that your important documents are encrypted, and they have .WANNA SCREAM extension.

What is the WANNA SCREAM Ransomware?

This is a file-encrypting ransomware. The idea behind it is that it encrypts all or most of the personal documents that you can find on a victim’s computer with a very powerful encryption algorithm. Once the files are encrypted, then you will receive a message that your data is encrypted and the only thing you can do is to remove that encryption by paying a certain fee. Usually, this will cost you in Bitcoins and it can be very expensive.

How can the WANNA SCREAM ransomware get on your computer?

Just like any other ransomware or malware arrives on your computer.
WANNA SCREAM is basically coming from infected websites and files that you download from the web.
This is why you need to get your downloads only from reputable websites.
Otherwise, you will be placing all your data and content in danger. And it’s a very good idea to try and avoid such a thing.

When can you see that the computer is infected with the WANNA SCREAM ransomware?

Normally, you will notice that when the ransomware sends a message. They will inform you that the ransomware has encrypted all your files and you have to either pay the amount of content some specific email addresses.

You have 2 ways to remove WANNA SCREAM:

You have 2 ways

Remove it automatically1. Remove Automatically.
Remove it manually2. Remove Manually.

Why I recommend you to use an automatic way?

  1. You know only one virus name: "WANNA SCREAM", but usually you have infected by a bunch of viruses.
    The UnHackMe program detects this threat and all others.
  2. UnHackMe is quite fast! You need only 5 minutes to check your PC.
  3. UnHackMe uses the special features to remove hard in removal viruses. If you remove a virus manually, it can prevent deleting using a self-protecting module. If you even delete the virus, it may recreate himself by a stealthy module.
  4. UnHackMe is small and compatible with any antivirus.
  5. UnHackMe is fully free for 30-days!

Here’s how to remove WANNA SCREAM virus automatically:

STEP 1: Install UnHackMe (1 minute)

STEP 2: Scan for malware using UnHackMe (1 minute)

STEP 3: Remove WANNA SCREAM virus (3 minutes)

So it was much easier to fix such problem automatically, wasn't it?
That is why I strongly advise you to use UnHackMe for remove WANNA SCREAM redirect or other unwanted software.

How to remove WANNA SCREAM manually:

STEP 1: Check all shortcuts of your browsers on your desktop, taskbar and in the Start menu. Right click on your shortcut and change it's properties.

http://…

You can see WANNA SCREAM or another web site at the end of shortcut target (command line). Remove it and save changes.

In addition, check this command line for fake browser's trick.
For example, if a shortcut points to Google Chrome, it must have the path:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
Fake browser may be: …\Appdata\Roaming\HPReyos\ReyosStarter3.exe.
Also the file name may be: “chromium.exe” instead of chrome.exe.

STEP 2: Investigate the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown recently installed programs.

check installed programs to uninstall

STEP 3: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to WANNA SCREAM in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove WANNA SCREAM virus from running processes

Remove WANNA SCREAM virus from running processes

STEP 4: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove WANNA SCREAM virus from Windows services

Remove WANNA SCREAM virus from Windows services

Disable the services with random names or contains WANNA SCREAM in it's name or description.

STEP 5: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.
Remove WANNA SCREAM from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to WANNA SCREAM. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 6: Clear the Windows registry from WANNA SCREAM virus.
Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove WANNA SCREAM virus from Windows registry

Remove WANNA SCREAM virus from Windows registry

Find and delete all keys/values contains WANNA SCREAM.

STEP 7: Remove WANNA SCREAM from Google Chrome.
Remove WANNA SCREAM Virus from Chrome Extensions

STEP 8: Remove WANNA SCREAM from Internet Explorer.

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

STEP 9: Remove WANNA SCREAM from Mozilla Firefox.

Change Firefox Home Page

Change Firefox Home Page

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.

But if you miss any of these steps and only one part of virus remains – it will come back again immediately or after reboot.