Files with PEGS1 suffix are files that have been encrypted and renamed by the Merry X-Mas ransomware.

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PEGS1 file extension - Merry X-Mas ransomware affected file

What is PEGS1 file? How to open PEGS1 files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

File extension PEGS1 seems to be mainly related to a new type ransomware which first appeared in early January 2017 and which has been labeled as Merry X-Mas.

A .PEGS1 files represents original user files that were encrypted and renamed by the Merry X-Mas.

The ransom note is named YOUR_FILES_ARE_DEAD.hta.

The default software associated to pegs1 file type:

Emsi Software GmbH logoEmsisoft Decrypter for MRCR  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Emsi Software GmbH

Emsisoft Decrypter for MRCR allows users to decrypt files affected by the MRCR or Merry X-mas ransomware from late December 2016.

Help how to open PEGS1 files:

Emsisoft Decryptor for MRCR should be able to help you with decryption of these files.

How to convert file with extension PEGS1:

You can convert the original files only after you have successfully decrypted .PEGS1 files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .PEGS1 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open PEGS1 file, edit PEGS1 file, convert PEGS1 file, view PEGS1 file, play PEGS1 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Recover PEGS1 file

Software which is able to fix, repair or recover PEGS1 file - Merry X-Mas ransomware affected file

Click on the link to get more information about Emsisoft Decrypter for MRCR for recover PEGS1 file action.

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