Free Tool To Unlock PC Screen Affected By Ransomware

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Trend Micro Ransomware Screen Unlocker is a free tool to unlock computer screen affected by ransomware. You can start the scanning using the interface and then it will find and help you clean your PC from ransomware. This tool is available for two different scenarios:

  • If the screen is locked in normal mode but you can still access it using Safe mode.
  • If the screen is locked for both normal as well as safe mode.

For both the conditions, it lets you scan PC and unlock the screen.

There are many ransomware that are used to encrypt files of users and ask for ransom to decrypt the files. However, some ransomware also exist which directly block computer screen. To get back access to your computer, this ransomware screen unlock tool is presented by Trend Micro company.

Trend Micro Ransomware Screen Unlocker tool- interface

Above you can see the interface of this screen unlocker tool.

We have also reviewed some other free tools to prevent and block ransomware attacks: Privacy Fence, Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool, and Bitdefender Anti-Ransomware.

Using This Free Trend Micro Ransomware Screen Unlocker Tool:

Here is the link to access the homepage of this ransomware screen unlocker tool. There will be two choices for you:

  • Scenario 1: Download this tool if your PC is locked in normal mode but can be accessed using safe mode.
  • Scenario 2: Download this tool if your PC is locked for both modes.

To use the first option, you need to run the infected PC in safe mode with networking, access homepage of this tool, and then download this tool using Scenario 1 option. After that, restart the PC to go to the normal mode (you won’t be able to access PC yet), and run this tool using “Ctrl+Alt+T+I” hotkey. It will open the interface of this tool. Now you can start the scan and heal your infected PC.

If your PC is locked completely, then take the help of your friend’s PC, open the homepage of this tool, and download the tool using Scenario 2 option. After downloading the tool, plug in the USB and run the tool. It will then prompt you to select removable device where you can install this tool.

select removable device to install the tool

Select your USB drive and install the tool. After installing the tool, plug in the USB drive in the infected PC, and then boot the PC using USB mode.

usb created successfully

If PC detects the USB drive, then this tool can help you scan the PC and clean it to get back the access.

The Verdict:

It is hard for me to say that this tool works 100% because I wasn’t able to test the tool. It needs a ransomware infected PC. Fortunately, all PCs in our organization are working absolutely fine. However, if your PC is attacked by ransomware and has locked it, then you can definitely try  this tool. It is developed by one of the popular and trusted security software companies (Trend Micro), so you can trust the tool and use it.

Get this tool.

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Works With: Windows
Free/Paid: Free

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