Remove .exe folders

I have folders with files and all folders are now in .exe format.

how to remove this and retrieve folders and files
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kurajeshSenior Systems AnalystAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You have been hit with the Cryptolock virus. You need to clean up the machine, or even reinstall Windows and then recover your files from backup. If the files are not backed up, you are probably out of luck.
Thomas Zucker-ScharffSolution GuideCommented:
John is completely correct.  There is very little chance you will be able to recover current files if they are encrypted.  Recover from backup to a rebuilt machine.

You may be able to recover if you have been infected with a variant whose decryption key has been published (see comments in my article), but if this happened relatively recently that is unlikely,
kurajeshSenior Systems AnalystAuthor Commented:
was able to remove the .exe and folders are fine now. but some of files are opening in readonly format. how to set it right , please advice
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The file still may be affected by the virus. If you think you have cleared the virus, right click on the file, select Properties and uncheck the read only attribute.  Do this for each file.

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