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Windows 7: .pdb Problem after file name

09 Feb 2015   #1

Windows 7 64bit
.pdb Problem after file name

When I go to C drive, all my files have changed. They have a .pdb at the end of each except the Program Files and Windows file. How do I change the others back?

Thank You

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10 Feb 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro 32bit

Hello Superfitter, Welcome to SevenForums.

*Have you downloaded or opened something from the internet before this issue occurred?
i am thinking you are a victim of a ransomware attack.

try running this: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free to see if some malicious programs are running on your system.
Then attach your logs on the next reply. see step 10: on how to attached those logs
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14 Feb 2015   #3

Windows 7 64bit

ShottaS Thank you for the help:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Found nothing.

How do I change .pdb files back to original files?
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18 Feb 2015   #4

Windows 7 64bit

ShottaS are you still there????
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