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Anybody seen this?

by DAW-MCS / August 7, 2016 2:14 PM PDT

Just had a client where all of his desktop icons were converted to shortcuts and all of the files deleted. They could not be recovered even with a deep recovery tool.  Has anyone seen this - and is there anything we can do to recover the data?

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Yes. It was a total wipe out.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 7, 2016 2:38 PM PDT
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We guess it was another one of the ransomwares but they had nothing to lose and a reload cured it.

What they asked was "Why didn't my antivirus stop it?"

Answer: "It's not a virus."

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Data Recovery
by Chantele Suzana / August 16, 2016 12:10 PM PDT
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Ahhhh... Feeling bad to hear that. That is big loss for you i think. You should try any of these software It'll helpful in your case.

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Big warning about that first link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 16, 2016 12:17 PM PDT
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Post was last edited on August 16, 2016 12:24 PM PDT

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by Joris903 / August 16, 2016 8:35 PM PDT
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