Files with micro extension can be lately found as renamed encrypted archives affected by infamous TeslaCrypt 3.0. ransomware.

There is one other file type using
the MICRO file extension!

micro file icon.micro - Micro World chemical modeler file

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MICRO file extension - TeslaCrypt 3.0 ransomware encrypted file

What is micro file? How to open micro files?

File type specification:

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The micro file extension is most recently associated with infamous ransomware known as TeslaCrypt. In it's latest reincarnation this malicious software encrypts and locks users data and renames the extension to xxx, ttt and lately also micro.

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

This particular version of TeslaCrypt was discovered in January 2016.

The default software associated to micro file type:

TeslaDecoder  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  BloodDolly

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.

AVG Technologies (Grisoft) logo AVG Decryptor for TeslaCrypt  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  AVG Technologies (Grisoft)

AVG Decryptor for TeslaCrypt is a small utility for decrypting some of the earlier variants of TeslaCrypt ransomware.

Help how to open MICRO files:

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

How to convert file with extension MICRO:

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 .micro 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 micro file, edit micro file, convert micro file, view micro file, play micro file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 micro files.

  • Record micro file
  • Recover micro file

Suggested apps for recording micro file - TeslaCrypt 3.0 ransomware encrypted file

Click on the link to get more information about AVG Decryptor for TeslaCrypt for record micro file action.

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