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Unread postby bpiper90 » September 25th, 2012, 11:37 am

I could really use some help. I recently completely eradicated a Root-kit virus that was causing pop-ups and extension problems on my Windows 7 64 bit operating system. Although it is completely gone, I now have over 19,000 files that have been made into .block files that were before that .docx, .doc, .txt, and more. I figured out how to change individual documents back into their proper extensions (.block - .doc ) but would rather not go through all 19,000 files individually and change back the file extension.

I have also noticed that after I change a .block back into a .txt that all the characters come up as a series of random numbers and characters. Also when I change a .block back into a .doc Microsoft Office 2010 refuses to open the document. (Microsoft Offices document recovery program built into Microsoft Office doesn't seem to do the job) I have about 20-30 documents that I really need to open and cannot replace ...

Does anyone have any idea how I can fix either of these problems?
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Re: File Extention Problems

Unread postby Gary R » September 25th, 2012, 11:58 am

Posting Logs as Attachments

May I draw your attention to the topic: ALL USERS OF THIS FORUM MUST READ THIS FIRST, which you should have read before posting for help.

The instructions for running DDS found HERE, state how we need you to post the logs, so we can help you.

The section here explains why you should not post attachments unless the helper assisting you requests that you do so.

If you still require assistance, please start a new topic and copy and paste your DDS logs (DDS.txt and Attach.txt) and wait for a new helper. Thank you for your understanding.

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