Adame Ransomware

This page aims to help you remove the .Adame Ransomware Virus for free. Our instructions also cover how any .Adame file can be recovered.


Adame is a dangerous computer virus that will keep your files inaccessible to you until you fulfill the demands of the hackers. Adame runs an encryption process in the system, thereby locking the files. After this, Adame demands a ransom payment for the decryption key.

Adame Ransomware

The Adame Ransomware will leave ransom instructions for you to follow.

The article that you are going to read will help you get better acquainted with a newly launched computer virus identified as .Adame Ransomware. The virus class under which .Adame falls is the popular Ransomware – harmful form of software which employs encryption in order to seal the users’ personal files. Right after the encryption operation has been fully carried out, a pop-up message telling you about the virus infection gets generated on your PC screen. The daunting Ransomware message informs the targeted user about the virus invasion and also about the fact that the cyber criminals who stand behind it request a ransom transaction in return for the locked data. The ransom payment is needed for the successful unsealing of the locked computer data with the help of a special decryption key and unless the user pays, the personal files could possibly stay inaccessible for good. If you have come here searching for help because your data files have already been taken hostage by the .Adame Virus, it is advisable to read through the next lines and then visit our manual guide for eliminating Ransomware.

The Adame Ransomware

Adame is a virus that locks personal data in Windows computers. Adame is categorized as Ransomware because it demands a ransom payment from the users who want to be able to access their files again. If no payment is made, the files stay locked.

Whenever attacked by Ransomware cryptovirus such as .Adame, you need to bear in mind that malware programs of this class have a unique approach and way of completing their agenda. An enormous problem with Ransomware is the fact that many software security applications have difficulties spotting the infection and preventing it from finishing its file encryption process. What can cause the ineffectiveness of many software security applications would be the fact that malware pieces like .Adame, .Godes.Lokas are usually not likely to actually cause any harm to the system or the data on the infected machine. The file encryption code the nasty virus applies to prevent you from accessing your documents doesn’t really cause damage to the data. It is just that the sneaky Ransomware turns this harmless process against you. The sealed files are on the system, yet, they are inaccessible without the application of a special decryption key.

The Adame File

Adame is a Windows malware virus that blocks access to important files stored on the attacked computer. Adame doesn’t release the files until the user carries out a ransom payment following the instructions provided in a ransom note that the virus generates.

Adame Ransomware

The Adame Ransomware will encrypt your files and modify their extension to .[[email protected]].Adame

Usually, the success of any Ransomware infection very much depends on misinformation, intimidation and stress and panic among the users who have become victims of this virus. Logically, what we focus on in this brief article is to help you get well informed about all the features and potential solutions to those infections, to make sure that you aren’t easily intimidated. Moreover, you should know that paying the ransom never guarantees you that the files are going to be unlocked and things will be back to normal. That’s why our advice is to seek other possible options, which aren’t associated with paying the requested money because even completing this payment cannot benefit you much. The crooks may simply disappear with the money without sending you anything in return or the decryption key they give you may not work. And the worst is you won’t be able to get your money back. For this reason, we suggest you to first try out our recommended alternative – the directions inside the Guide at the end of this post. We have even tried to formulate a way to decrypt data from system duplicates, which is additionally shared with you down below.


Name .Adame
Type Ransomware
Danger Level High (Ransomware is by far the worst threat you can encounter)
Symptoms Very few and unnoticeable ones before the ransom notification comes up.
Distribution Method From fake ads and fake system requests to spam emails and contagious web pages.
Data Recovery Tool [banner_table_recovery]
Detection Tool

Remove Adame Ransomware 

Adame Ransomware

Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.

Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).

Adame Ransomware


Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which processes are dangerous. 

Adame Ransomware

Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:

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After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders. 

After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders. 

Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections.

Adame Ransomware

Hold the Start Key and R –  copy + paste the following and click OK:

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:

Adame Ransomware

If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.

Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:

Adame Ransomware

Go in Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

  • Please note that ransomware may even include a fake Manufacturer name to its process. Make sure you check out every process here is legitimate.

Adame Ransomware

Type Regedit in the windows search field and press EnterOnce inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. 

Search for the ransomware  in your registries and delete the entries. Be extremely careful –  you can damage your system if you delete entries not related to the ransomware.

Type each of the following in the Windows Search Field:

  1. %AppData%
  2. %LocalAppData%
  3. %ProgramData%
  4. %WinDir%
  5. %Temp%

Delete everything in Temp. The rest just check out for anything recently added. Remember to leave us a comment if you run into any trouble!

Adame Ransomware 

How to Decrypt .Adame files

We have a comprehensive (and daily updated) guide on how to decrypt your files. Check it out here.

If the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!


About the author


Lidia Howler

Lidia is a web content creator with years of experience in the cyber-security sector. She helps readers with articles on malware removal and online security. Her strive for simplicity and well-researched information provides users with easy-to-follow It-related tips and step-by-step tutorials.


  • Question is why are all these sites putting so much emphasis on Spy Hunter when in reality it does nothing for the infected drive. It doesn’t find one infected file on the drive when there are plenty, Are they paying for these ads? It is a great program and does do a lot in certain instances but this isn’t one of them. I know you guys are some smart individuals and I respect that but give us some real help, most of us are in the process of losing years of work be it through our carelessness or these $#^^^$### who infected our systems, by the way I would love to have 15 minutes alone time. Please help us. Thank-you.

    • The encrypted files aren’t “infected” – they do not contain or spread the virus. The removal tool helps you get rid of the virus itself, which is an important thing to do because if the malware stays in the computer, more files are likely to get locked in the future. It is nowhere said in our article that this program can decrypt locked files. We have a separate article dedicated to file recover, the article is named How to Decrypt Ransomware. Sadly, however, even the suggestions there may not always solve the problem – it’s just that in some cases, there isn’t a working solution and the victims simply have to wait until one gets developed. We are doing everything we can to help you, but Ransomware is just that big of an issue, and there simply are no universal solutions to such infections.

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