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Old 07-29-2012, 11:54 PM   #1
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I have machine with Win 7. In that infected by some kind of virus which has changed extension of all the files (like .doc, .xls, .jpg, .pdf) to .crypt. So now the files are all like .doc.crypt.

Next, if I rename this files and remove the extension, the file is not recovered. The file seems to have got encrypted in some way or it has corrupt data inside it and i couldn't open the Window task manager also.

Kindly send any information about this problem and how to recover infected files

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Seetharam

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Hello. Unfortunately, there does not appear to be a decryptor tool for every type of ransomware.

The first thing to do is ensure the infection has been neutralized.

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As specific malware issues are not addressed in this area, I will close this thread now.
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