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    nikons11 Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Mar 21, 2017, 10:38 AM
    How can I change file type?
    Something is wrong with my PC. None of my .exe files open and I don't know why. But I saw that all my .exe files in the row "type" is written something weird. I mean this thing "%1" %*. And I don't have no idea what is this. Is anyone knows how can I change it to make my .exe files open?
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    Mar 21, 2017, 11:13 AM
    You need to do a system restore as something serious has gone wrong with your system.
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    Mar 22, 2017, 05:28 AM
    Sounds like possible Ransomware. By changing the type of file they locked your files and want you to pay to unlock them. I'm surprised you haven't gotten a request for money if that's the case. Do your System Restore from Safe Mode. If it will run make sure your disconnected from the internet and run a virus check from within Safe Mode as well. If Safe Mode will not run you would have to do it from a System Restore/repair disc or boot disc. Good luck.

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