Files with aaa extension can be found as renamed encrypted archives affected by infamous TeslaCrypt ransomware.

There are 2 other file types using
the AAA file extension!

empty - Sybase SQL Anywhere temporary data

empty - Xtal Backup data

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Software that open aaa file

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AAA file extension - TeslaCrypt ransomware encrypted file

What is aaa file? How to open aaa files?

File type specification:

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The aaa file extension is also known to be used for one of the 2015 variants o TeslaCrypt ransomware.

This malicious software encrypts and locks users data and renames the extension to one of the many options, including aaa.

TeslaCrypt also leaves instructions and ransom demands in a special text file "HELP_RESTORE_FILES.txt" file found in affected folders.

The default software associated to open aaa file:

TeslaDecoder  Microsoft Windows software

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.

Help how to open:

Tools like TeslaDecore may perhaps help you with unlocking your data even without paying the ransom.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert affected the files, you first have to purge the virus from your system and then hope for some decoding tool to appear on internet.

List of software applications associated to the .aaa file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open aaa file, edit aaa file, convert aaa file, view aaa file, play aaa file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 aaa files.

Suggested apps for recording aaa file - TeslaCrypt ransomware encrypted file

Programs supporting the exension aaa on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Trend Micro Ransomware File Decryptor for record aaa file action.

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