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#1 lilpmplugz99

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Posted 10 June 2012 - 11:45 PM

My machine having WINDOWS XP SP2 OS has been 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.

I am not able to make out which virus has such a behaviour because I have tried anitivirus like NAV, AVG and some other but none of them can detect this problem and help me to recover the files.

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

Edited by hamluis, 11 June 2012 - 09:37 AM.
Moved from XP to Am I Infected - Hamluis.


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Posted 11 June 2012 - 11:00 AM

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