Files with potato suffix are almost always files that have been encrypted and renamed by the Potato ransomware.

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POTATO file extension - Potato ransomware affected file

What is potato file? How to open potato files?

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Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

File extension potato seems to be mainly related to a ransomware that appeared in late January 2017 and was labeled as Potato, most likely because of the suffix it uses when it encrypts victims files.

Help how to open POTATO files:

Unfortunately, we do not know about any possible decryptor for Potato files, yet.

How to convert file with extension POTATO:

The original files can only be converted only once they have been successfully decrypted back.

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