‘Petya’ ransomware: How to Stop it ??

Another ransomware called “Petya” is attack and spreading afterWannaCry attack. But this “Petya” looks like the program’s creators had no intention of restoring the machines at all. In fact, a new analysis reveals they couldn’t; the virus was designed to wipe computers outright.

How to know your PC is affected? 

You will see screen like this. Which mean that your PC is affected. When a computer is infected, the ransomware encrypts important documents and files and then demands a ransom, typically in Bitcoin, for a digital key needed to unlock the files. If victims don’t have a recent back-up of the files they must either pay the ransom or face losing all of their files.

How to stop it

The ransomware infects computers and then waits for about an hour before rebooting the machine. While the machine is rebooting, you can switch the computer off to prevent the files from being encrypted and try and rescue the files from the machine.

If you see this screen, you should direct off the PC ASAP.

Power ON the PC and go to the CMD and do as below. It to create perfc 、perfc.dll、perfc.dat on C:\Window

cd.. (Enter)

copy con perfc (Enter)

(Ctrl + Z )


copy perfc perfc.dll (Enter)
copy perfc perfc.dat (Enter)

This is temporary solution so far. Please ALWAYS us the STRONG password for ADMINISTRATOR password.