Files with pays suffix can be lately found as encrypted files affected by one of the variants of Jigsaw ransomware.

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PAYS file extension - Jigsaw Ransomware affected file

What is pays file? How to open pays files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

The pays file extension is mainly associated with  one of the latest variant of ransomware Jigsaw.

Much like other similar ransomware files, it encrypts users files and demands ransom to be paid in bitcoins.

The default software associated to open pays file:

Jigsaw Ransomware Decryptor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Michael Gillespie

Decryptor of files affected by Jigsaw Ransomware virus.

Help how to open:

You can use special decryptor software from Michale Gillespie to decrypt Jigsaw encrypted archives.

How to convert:

Once you have decrypted the affected files, you can convert the content.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .pays 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 pays file, edit pays file, convert pays file, view pays file, play pays file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pays file - Jigsaw Ransomware affected file

Click on the software link for more information about Jigsaw Ransomware Decryptor. Jigsaw Ransomware Decryptor uses pays file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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