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possible to save cryptolocker scrambled files?

got the virus and cleaned it up, but the files are destroyed. anything out there help us resurrect the files?
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jaybird10
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Steven HarrisPresidentCommented:
Backups.

The only way to get rid of it is to scrub your HDD.
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tliottaCommented:
You can always pay the ransom. That's been the common solution, AFAIK.

Tom
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McKnifeCommented:
> You can always pay the ransom. That's been the common solution, AFAIK.
Maybe. But not after deleting the infected files, at least the virus info screen claims that the key will be destroyed if you delete the virus.
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web_trackerCommented:
If the data is destroyed or encrypted and thus making you think the data is gone, then the only way you can get the data back is to have the encryption key. Without the key the data is really pretty much gone. No data recovery program can extract data from an encrypted file. The data recovery program may recover the deleted files but if they are encrypted files you will not be able to open them without the data encryption key.
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