Files with pdcr suffix are related to the PadCrypt Ransomware, a malicious program for Windows. A pdcr file contains PadCrypt installation script.

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Software that open pdcr file

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PDCR file extension - PadCrypt Ransomware script

What is pdcr file? How to open pdcr files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

File extension pdcr is associated with the PadCrypt Ransomware, a malware software for Microsoft Windows that encrypts sensitive data, like documents, pictures and others.

A .pdcr file contains installation script that is used to install PadCrypt Ransomware to user's computer.

The default software associated to open pdcr file:

Avast Antivirus icon

AVAST Software a.s. logoAvast Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
AVAST Software a.s.

Avast antivirus is one of the most used antivirus programs with over 220 mil. users. The Essential version is available for free and can be upgraded to All-inclusive or Top-notch editions.

The program is available mainly for Windows, but there is also version for Mac, Linux and main mobile OS platforms for Android phones and Apple iPhones/iPads.

AVG Antivirus icon

AVG Technologies (Grisoft) logoAVG Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
AVG Technologies (Grisoft)

AVG Antivirus is one of the most popular security and antivirus solutions on market. It is available in versions for almost all platforms.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus icon

Kaspersky Lab logoKaspersky Anti-Virus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Anti-Virus is set of tools that protect computers against viruses, trojans, worms and other malicious software.

Help how to open:

You should not attempt to open this file, better to delete it before it infects your computer.

How to convert:

A conversion is unlikely and should not even be attempted.

Related links:

Bleeping Computer security news about PadCrypt

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pdcr file - PadCrypt Ransomware script

Click on the software link for more information about Avast Antivirus. Avast Antivirus uses pdcr 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with pdcr file by default:
Avast Antivirus small icon Avast Antivirus
AVG Antivirus small icon AVG Antivirus
Kaspersky Anti-Virus small icon Kaspersky Anti-Virus
Other suggested software:
Avira Premium Security Suite small icon Avira Premium Security Suite
Norton Antivirus small icon Norton Antivirus
Panda Antivirus Pro

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