Looking for a File Delete Utility that finds files based on extension

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Victek, Jun 25, 2016.

  1. Victek

    Victek Registered Member

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    Long story short I have a customer with many files in many folders that need to be deleted. They all have a ".crypted" extension and are leftover from a ransomware file recovery. I'm looking for a file delete utility (compatible with Windows 10) that can search the whole hard drive, find all files with this extension and delete them all at once. Any help with this will be much appreciated! :thumb:
     
  2. Infected

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    I ran across this link, I'm not sure if it will be any help.

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    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/608045/crypted-ransomware-nemucod-decrypttxt-support-and-help-topic/
     
  3. Pliskin

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  4. Brocke

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    Use the command prompt to do what you need.
     
  5. Minimalist

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    In elevated cmd run this:
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    del *.crypted /s
    Run it from root of your partition.

    You can also put
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    >> c:\logfile.txt
    at the end to create log of deleted files.
     
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  6. Victek

    Victek Registered Member

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    Thanks for the info. Running "del *.crypted /s" from the root directory in an elevated command window did the trick :thumb:

    And thanks to everyone who responded :thumb:
     
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