Here’s How to Convert Rejg Ransomware File Back to jpg

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You were trying to open your images, files, documents but they have a Rejg extension, then we are sure your computer is infected with ransomware.

Now, you know why you were not able to open files in your system. However, you still don’t know how to convert ransomware file back to jpg or remove Rejg virus.

So, we are here to tell you how to convert Rejg ransomware file back to jpg. Before that let us know what Rejg virus or Rejg ransomware is.

What is Rejg ransomware

Rejg is a malicious program that affects the personal data or documents of the user stored in the system.  The malware belongs to the STOP ransomware family. Rejg uses a strong encryption algorithm to encrypt files.

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Once the system is infected by Rejg, it then tries to grab money from the victims by asking for ‘ransom’. It asks for money in the form of Bitcoin cryptocurrency to let the users access the data again.

How Rejg ransomware works?

When you are infected with Rejg ransomware, it will scan your system for all your important data and documents. Once Rejg ransomware detects all your files, it will then encrypt them and change their extension to ‘. Rejg’. This restricts you from opening files.

After Rejg ransomware encrypts the files on your system, it will show the “_readme.txt” file. The file has the ransom note and instructions for how one can contact the authors of the ransomware.

The users affected by ransomware are then asked to contact the cybercriminals by mailing them. The email addresses that are often used are: helpmanager@airmail.cc and helpteam@mail.ch

How to remove Rejg ransomware?

If you wish to decrypt or recover .Rejg files, first remove Rejg ransomware and its auto start entries. Its necessary to do so as ransomware may re-encrypt the files you have stored.

Another thing you can do is perform a full scan on your system sing free malware removal tools. These malware removing tools have the ability to detect and remove ransomware infection.

Security researchers affirm, spyware may also get installed on the computer affected with Rejg ransomware. Spyware is said to be the biggest threat to an individual’s privacy and security including passwords, contact details, login, and so much more.

How to remove Rejg ransomware virus

First method: Enter safe mode with networking

Step 1: Start Windows in safe mode with networking

For Windows XP/ Vista/ 7 users

  • Start by turning your system off
  • Turn it on again and start pressing F8 button on keyboard repeatedly giving 1-second interval
  • Doing so will launch the advanced boot options menu
  • Now, use arrow keys on keyboard to look down to safe mode with networking option
  • Once found just press enter

Watch the video below for a better understanding

For Windows 8/8.1/10/11 users

  • First open windows start menu and then press the power button
  • Now press down and hold the shift key and tap on restart option
  • You will be redirected to Windows troubleshoot screen
  • Then choose Troubleshoot> Advance> Options> Startup settings> Restart

NOTE: If you don’t find startup settings, go to see more recovery options.

When you got to startup settings just press the right key between F1-F9 to enter safe mode with networking

Step 2: Remove files associated with the virus

After this, you can now search and remove Rejg ransomware virus files, but its not as easy as it sounds. As creators of the malware keep changing the file names repeatedly.

The only way to get rid of such virus is to use a reliable security program. INTEGO Antivirus is one such security program which also has a data recovery software. You may also use RESTORO for virus damage repair.

Second method: Use system restore

If you want to use system restore, you must have a system restore point either created automatically or manually.

Step 1: Boot Windows in safe mode with command prompt

For Windows/XP/Vista/7 users

  • Start by turning your system off
  • Turn it on again and start pressing F8 button on keyboard repeatedly giving 1-second interval
  • Doing so will launch the advanced boot options menu
  • Now, use arrow keys on keyboard to look down to safe mode with command prompt option
  • Once found just press enter

For Windows 8/8.1/10/11 users

  • First open windows start menu and then press the power button
  • Now press down and hold the shift key and tap on restart option
  • You will be redirected to Windows troubleshoot screen
  • Then choose Troubleshoot> Advance> Options> Startup settings> Restart
  • Now press the right key between F1-F9 to enter safe mode with command prompt.

Step 2: Start system restart process

  • You have to wait till your system loads and command prompt shows up
  • Now just type cd restore and press enter, then type rstrui.exe and press enter
  • You can also type %systemroot%system32restorerstrui.exe in command prompt and hit enter

This will launch system restore Window, click next and select a system restore point you created previously. Remember to choose the one that was created before system got infected by ransomware.

At last, click on yes to begin system restoration process

Once the restoration of system is done, its better to scan your system with antivirus even though in most cases there won’t be any malware remains.

Two top recommended software to remove virus:

  •  Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

The premium version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware provides full security that is based on artificial intelligence and machine learning.

  • System Mechanic Ultimate Defense’

The software has 7 core components that provide real-time protection, online privacy protection, on-demand malware removal, data recovery, system optimization, password manager and secure driver wiping technology.

Here is how you can fix and open large Rejg files

  • You have to first create a copy of encrypted file to separate folder
  • Use copy, paste command
  • Now right click on the created copy and select rename
  • Chose Rejg extension and delete it just press enter to save changes
  • A message will appear and press ok

Try to open the file and you are done

Hope you can now convert your Rejg ransomware file back to jpg. These were the methods to remove Rejg ransomware virus.