My PC got stuck like this:

Screenshot of desktop with ransome note.

It's a Sage 2.2 Ransomware. How do I fix this? Does restoring the system help me?

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    First piece of advice - don't open any links and don't give them any money. If you have a system restore or backup it's certainly worth trying it, though you may have already been compromised at that point. You are the victim of a crime, and you should report it. – iainpb Mar 9 '17 at 13:30
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    Try this link...pcrisk.com/removal-guides/10732-sage-ransomware – user633551 Mar 9 '17 at 14:31
  • @user633551 actually, it's Sage 2.2, so maybe this article is a better fit: pcrisk.com/removal-guides/10865-sage-2-0-ransomware – FatSecurity Mar 15 '17 at 15:09
  • @iainpb FWIW, sometimes you do have to give them money if you want your data back. It is regrettable, but properly implemented ransomware will only permit recovery after you pay the ransom. – forest Jan 23 '18 at 4:55

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