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Access to your personal files only requires personal privileges, not administrator privileges. The moment you open the virus, it already runs with personal privileges, it does not need any more consent than you clicking on it. From there on, it just enumerates whichever files it can find and is only able to encrypt those which you have the privilege to ...


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I talked to the motherboard manufacturer. Surprisingly they were nice enough to help (it took them an hour, but they fixed the problem). They rebooted computer in safe mode and uninstalled drives. Attempts to uninstall drives in standard mode fails, but in safe mode it works. I don't know what is the Voodoo magic behind it, but attempts to uninstall drives ...



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