Hey, just because you think it's a long walk to the grocery store, doesn't make that any more of a absolute yardstick.
Tell that to a quadriplegic. The back yard may be closer than the grocery store but that still doesn't mean he's gonna get there any time soon. Without the wheelchair and a motor or someone to push, all distances greater than zero are out of reach.
1. Back up your data
2. Install the ransomware yourself on the computers.
3. Cash in on insurance policy
4. Reinstall data from backups.
Elegance and truth are inversely related. -- Becker's Razor