WannaCry ransomware is a name that has never worried the technology world like today when it has infected more than 200,000 thousand computers in over 150 countries including Vietnam.Even in Vietnam, the prevention of WannaCry ransomware is also taking place very actively and it is not difficult for readers to find an article on how to prevent WannaCry online, on Software or on the National Administration of Information Security.
Constantly updating your knowledge is the best way to prevent the Wannacry Virus, so the following guide will help you prevent and handle Wannacry by creating a system restore point on Windows 10. Because even if Randsomware Wannacry gets into your computer, the way to handle WannaCry now is to just restore the system with the backup created, not necessarily wipe the entire drive, replace the hard drive or do the same thing to cause more damage to your machine.
Instructions on how to create a system recovery point on Windows 10.
To be able to safely prevent the Wannacry virus, we have to do 2 big steps, one is to create a recovery point with the Recovery Drive and then create recovery data with the System Image.
Create a system restore point with Recovery Drive.
Step 1: To create a system recovery point to prevent Wannacry virus, open the Start Menu bar and search for “Recovery Drive ” and select the search result Create a recovery drive .
Note: With this method you will store files on a USB stick, or portable hard drive, so you must prepare one of the two things above.
Step 2: The Windows 10 system will ask you to confirm again if you want to open this Media Creator Recovery feature, click Yes to continue.
Step 3: In the Recovery Drive section, you check “Back up system file to the recovery drive ” this is the feature that creates a system restore point, so you have to check and select Next to continue.
Step 4: After conducting a system scan that will detect peripherals such as USB, HDD Box to display on the screen, select the drive you intend to use as a Windows 10 system recovery point and continue to select Next .
Step 5: One more warning appears from Recovery Drive when choosing this hard drive, USB is 100% sure all data in it will be wiped to serve the backup system file.
– Then the process of creating a Windows 10 system restore point to prevent Wannacry virus will run, this process takes quite a long time, at the last creation we took about 30 minutes to finish.
With the above tutorial you can now create a restore point on the system, when using Windows 10 will return to the state in which you created the restore point as above.
Create a System Image data backup kit.
Step 1: To be able to create a backup set, back up all data, open the Start Menu type “backup settings ” and access the found results.
Step 2: In this Backup section, we use the Backup and Restore feature that has been around since Windows 7.
Step 3: Select Create a system image to create a backup file of all data.
Step 4: Select the USB, HDD you want to use to save the image file then select Next .
Note: In this way, you have to use a large capacity device to be able to store it all.
Step 5: Select the drive you want to store, separate drives related to the operating system are required.
Step 6: The system will list again what you want to store, click Start backup to get started.
– This process will take about 1 hour and may take longer if you backup a lot of data.
System recovery when something goes wrong
In addition to preventing the Wannacry virus, whenever your system crashes, you can use the above method to restore the system. And in addition, you need to enter Advanced Mode on Windows 10 to be able to restore the system. Refer to our article to choose how to enter Advanced Mode with instructions
Step 1: After entering Advanced Mode , select Troubleshoot
Step 2: Select Advanced options.
Step 3: Here comes System Image Recovery , which is the feature that helps us recover the system on Windows 10.
Step 4: Click to select the account to log into.
Step 5: Enter the password for the account, which is the computer account, and then select Continues .
Finally, you select the backup file in the steps above and proceed with system recovery.
Use freezing software to prevent the Wannacry Virus.
Freezing hard drives is another good solution in the heat of WannaCry. You have options such as Deep Freeze hard drive freezing software, Shadow Defender. However, you should also note that freezing a hard drive also has the limitation that what you want to store on the frozen drive will be lost after restarting the computer. To be able to use Deep Freeze, readers should refer to our instructions on how to use Deep Freeze in advance to ensure the safety of your data.
Above is how to prevent the Wannacry Virus by restoring the Windows 10 system as well as using hard drive closure software. Keep yourself up to date with the latest knowledge to prevent Randsomware, Wannacry and other viruses if they appear. Protect your data and wait for how to remove Randsomware Wannacry from top security companies.
Currently, leading experts in the world have updated the list of WannaCry infected files, if you want to know, please refer to the article list of WannaCry malware file names that Taimienphi has compiled.