Beethoven is a name used to refer to a ransomware infection. The malicious program creates this text file after it encrypts your data. The purpose of corrupting your data is simple: the cyber crooks are trying to make easy profit. After they encrypt your files, you can no longer access them. You are then presented with the instructions on how to restore your files. These instructions include you having to pay the so-called ransom for them. Needless to say, we do not recommend allowing the cyber criminals to profit off of you. Instead, you should get rid of Beethoven ransomware as soon as you can.


Beethoven

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Beethoven is aimed at computer users living in Greece and the Balkans, however, it may infect PCs located in other countries as well. The parasite spreads through malicious email attachments, fake ads, corrupted links, and so on. Once it infiltrates your system, it starts encrypting files stored on your hard drives. The threat can affect your documents, photos, videos, and other important data. It corrupts your files using the RSA-2048 encryption algorithm. Afterwards, it creates a text file, which contains information on what happened to your files and how you can recover them.

The instructions state that you can decrypt your files by purchasing the private key, which costs usually around $200 – 400. The ransomware also gives you a deadline, usually 96 hours, to complete the payment. It is clear that wasting so much money on something that may not even result in a positive outcomes is not wise. Especially considering the fact that there are other ways to restore your data. If you do not have your files backed up, you can try using decryption tools, which are available for free on the web. Before you can do that, however, you have to terminate Beethoven malware.

Beethoven – how dangerous is it?

It doesn`t matter if Beethoven (BeethoveN extension) malicious or not, if program is considered as potentially unwanted it may cause a lot of problems for you and your computer. Some programs are able to add many various extensions to most popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and so on. This way Beethoven may store some information on its users – for example, search queries, to show thousands of ads based on these preferences, though they are not relevant. Also, this behavior can provide other malicious programs and viruses a way inside of your computer. Moreover, Beethoven may generate adverts and pop-ups that will annoy you a lot!

Such programs can be installed along with other programs, so probably the Beethoven would lead a lot of unwanted guests on your PC – malicious programs, adware, CoinMiners or even Ransomware!

Don’t waste your time and wait for your computer`s death – follow the simple removal guide below and get rid of this BeethoveN extension in a few minutes!

Beethoven automatic remover:

Loaris Trojan Remover aids in the removal of various malicious and unwanted stuff – Trojan Horses, Worms, Adware, Spyware, Malware, Ransomware Traces – when standard anti-virus software either fails to detect them or fails to effectively eliminate them. Standard anti-virus programs may be good at detecting threats like Beethoven, but not always good at effectively removing it… Also, Loaris Trojan Remover can be considered as a simple cleaner – it removes not only infected files, but also other junk files that were brought by viruses and unwanted programs.

NOTE: Loaris Trojan Remover is absolutely free! You can use it for 30 days without any restrictions! Follow the removal guide below to know how to get the key.

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Beethoven removal steps:

  1. 1) Download and install Loaris Trojan Remover.
  2. 2) When you open the program for the first time, you will see next window with a suggestion to start a free trial:
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  4. 3) Enter your Name and E-mail address – press “Get Now
  5. 4) Loaris will send a needed credentials on this e-mail. Open the message and you will see this:
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  7. 5) Click on “MEMBER AREA” and enter you profile using login\password from the e-mail:
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  9. 6) In your profile you will find a key, copy it in your buffer:
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  11. 7) Open Loaris Trojan remover and paste the key in it:
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  13. 8) Your program is activated! Now that you can use it completely free, you need to remove Beethoven completely. The scanning process should start right after the activations. If not, just click on “Scan” tab and choose “Standard Scan“:
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  15. 9) When the scanning process is over click “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
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(OPTIONAL) Reset browser settings to remove Beethoven traces:

  1. 1) It is advices to shut down browsers for this one.
  2. 2) In Loaris Trojan Remover click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
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  4. 3) Follow the instructions and click on “Yes” button. NOTE: You may lose some of your browser data, so we advise you to backup your bookmarks or addons:
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  6. 4) Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes.

If all these steps didn’t help and you still have to deal with Beethoven on your PC, just contact us and we will help to set your computer free from this annoying ads!

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