Files with exx suffix are commonly found as encrypted files by the Alpha Crypt ransomware. They can be anything, including documents, photos, spreadsheets and others sensitive files affected by these viruses.
There is one other file type using
the EXX file extension!
.exx - IBM LinkWay intermediate data
Software that works with exx file extension
EXX file extension - Alpha Crypt encrypted file
What is exx file? How to open exx files?
File type specification:
The exx file extension is nowadays mainly related to the Alpha Crypt
a malicious software, also known as ransomware for Windows that crypt user's documents, archives, multimedia files, pictures, databases, accounting files etc. and demands ransom for the decryption key.
Files that can be encrypted by Alpha Crypt:
sql, mp4, 7z, rar, m4a, wma, avi, wmv, csv, d3dbsp, zip, sie, sum, ibank, t13, t12, qdf, gdb, tax, pkpass, bc6, bc7, bkp, qic, bkf, sidn, sidd, mddata, itl, itdb, icxs, hvpl, hplg, hkdb, mdbackup, syncdb, gho, cas, svg, map, wmo, itm, sb, fos, mov, vdf, ztmp, sis, sid, ncf, menu, layout, dmp, blob, esm, vcf, vtf, dazip, fpk, mlx, kf, iwd, vpk, tor, psk, rim, w3x, fsh, ntl, arch00, lvl, snx, cfr, ff, vpp_pc, lrf, m2, mcmeta, vfs0, mpqge, kdb, db0, dba, rofl, hkx, bar, upk, das, iwi, litemod, asset, forge, ltx, bsa, apk, re4, sav, lbf, slm, bik, epk, rgss3a, pak, big, wallet, wotreplay, xxx, desc, py, m3u, flv, js, css, rb, png, jpeg, txt, p7c, p7b, p12, pfx, pem, crt, cer, der, x3f, srw, pef, ptx, r3d, rw2, rwl, raw, raf, orf, nrw, mrwref, mef, erf, kdc, dcr, cr2, crw, bay, sr2, srf, arw, 3fr, dng, jpe, jpg, cdr, indd, ai, eps, pdf, pdd, psd, dbf, mdf, wb2, rtf, wpd, dxg, xf, dwg, pst, accdb, mdb, pptm, pptx, ppt, xlk, xlsb, xlsm, xlsx, xls, wps, docm, docx, doc, odb, odc, odm, odp, ods, odt
If your computer is infected, files with extensions listed above will be encrypted with AES encryption and protected with password and their extension changed to exx. The file after encryption looks like this example: nameoffile.doc.exx.
You will be asked by Warning message with information about infection and how to remove encryption with pay instructions.
A HELP_TO_SAVE_FILES.txt file also be generated in each affected folder with the instructions about how to restore your files.
You need to have a previous backup of your data → clean your computer with antivirus software, or reinstall operating system → restore your data from backup.
Search for "decrypt exx file" to find if there is a solution available.
The default software associated to exx file type:
Company or developer:
TeslaDecoder is a free utility that helps users recover their files affected by TeslaCrypt virus. Older versions of the affected files are recovered automatically, for newer ones users have to follow instructions how to crack their own encryption key and recover the files manually.
List of software applications associated to the .exx file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open exx file, edit exx file, convert exx file, view exx file, play exx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the exx files.
- Recover exx file
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Software which is able to fix, repair or recover exx file - Alpha Crypt encrypted file
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