How To Patch WannaCry Ransomware

What Is WannaCry Ransomware ?

WannaCry Ransomware is a type of ransomware which encrypts all data and files and ask for money US $300 bitcoins. This attack have affected 150+ countries all over the world. WannaCry ask for $300 bitcoins and warns that it will double the amount within 3 days and after 7 days it will delete all encrypted files . The Great Britain has been highly affected by this cyber attack even National Health Service of Britain. WannaCry attack affects to following formats; .lay6, .sqlite3, sqlitedb, .accdb, .java, .class, .mpeg, .djvu, .tiff, .backup, .vmdk, .sldm, .sldx, .potm, .potx, .ppam, .ppsm, .pptm, .xltm, .xltx, .xlsb, .xlsm, .dotx, .dotm, .docm, .docb, .jpeg, .onetoc2, .vsdx, .pptx, .xlsx, .docx.

How To Patch WannaCry Ransomware

1. Please check if the Patch is installed. Your view may vary depending on your operating system.The pictures below are for a Windows 7 PC.

“Open Control Panel”

2. Look for Programs and features

3. And then “View Installed Updates”

4. Search for updates:

If you have Windows 7, you need to check if this KBs is installed

  • KB4012212 – Win7 (64bit OS X64)


  • KB4012215 – Win7 (32bit OS X32)

If you have Windows 8, You need to check if this KB is installed

  • KB4012213 – Win8

Or if you have Windows 10 you will need to verify the following are installed

  • KB4012606 – Win10 (1511 version)


  •  KB4013198 – Win10 (1511 version)


  • KB4019472 – Win10 (1607 version)


  • KB4016871 – Win10 (1703 version)

The picture below shows you how to easily search for the KB.


5. What to do if:

a. KB Found: If you found the appropriate KB, then you need no further actions. Please remember it is a good habit to connect your Chess Machine to the Atos Network (from an office or via URA) once a month for at least four hours to keep your system healthy.

b. KB not found. If you did not find the KB, please click on the appropriate link (end of the document) for your OS type to install the KB. You will need to reboot when the installation is completed. Please do not skip the reboot as the process applies the patch to your system.

  • Please note that you only need one of the two/three KB mentioned above.

WIN 7 – KB4012212 (64-bit OS X64) or KB4012215 (32-bit OS X86)

WIN 10 – KB4012606 (1511 OS version) or KB4013198 (1607 OS version) or KB4013429 (1703 OS version)

Use the download link for your specific OS at the end of the document.

*To check which Windows 10 version you have go to Settings > System > About.

Please note: You need admin rights on your PC to perform the updates. If you do not have admin rights,

(you will get an error message while installing if this is the case) please ask the owner of the PC to sign in

on the PC or grant you admin rights via the self-service portal. Should you encounter any problem, please call your Service Desk.

  • To Check for the Operating System version Right click on Computer and select Properties

X64= 64-bit Operating system

X86=32-bit Operating system

Download The Patch From Following Links:

OS Download Link
Windows 7 (x86)
Windows 7 (x64)
Windows 8.1 (x86)
Windows 8.1 (x64)
Windows 10 (1511 – x86)
Windows 10 (1511 – x64)
Windows 10 (1607 – x86)
Windows 10 (1607 – x64)
Windows 10 (1703 – x86)
Windows 10 (1703 – x64)

By following steps above you can protect your PC from WannaCry Attack. Share this article to everyone to make them Safe.

Read More About: WannaCry Ransomware And It’s Remedies 


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