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Windows 7: One of the file in recovery drive encrypted by virus

20 May 2015   #1
prajjwal101

Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 
 
One of the file in recovery drive encrypted by virus

a virus deleted my shadow copies so now i cant restore my system to a previous restore point, i just want to know if there is any way to recover those shadow copies of the restore point so thst i can restore, if its possible.


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20 May 2015   #2
Anshad Edavana

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi

Unfortunately there is no way to recover/restore deleted shadow copies. You can try cleaning the infection by scanning the system with the following tools ( one after another ).

Kaspersky Virus Removal Tools : Latest Versions | Virus Removal Tool | Kaspersky Lab


Malwarebytes Free : Malwarebytes | Antivirus, Anti-Spyware, & Anti-Malware Software
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20 May 2015   #3
prajjwal101

Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 
 
One of the file in recovery drive encrypted by virus

recently my pc got infected by a ransomeware - Bitcryptor, it encryted many of my files and one file from my recovery drive- TypeList.txt. I just want to know if my recovery will work properly if i perform one. i dont want to be stuck at the middle of the process.
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04 Jul 2015   #4
Askarali

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

We created a tool. It does not decrypt your files but can alert you minutes after a cryptovirus attacks. It scans MS Office files, photos, text files etc. to see if they are encrypted and outputs results to .csv file and sends an email with this .csv attachment to alert you. These days v2.0.0 is ready to be released. Encryption Scanner
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