troubleshooting Question

Problems with Administrative tools after system restore

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Windows OSWindows Server 2012
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I have customer server that was recently infected with Ransomeware.  Long story short I had a tech that was restoring the files and folders but instead restored the C and D drives corrupting the server so that I had to do a bare metal restore.

I have everything working again and data restored before the infection happened but now when I look at my Administrative Tools I see two entries for each one from the Server Manager .  One normal as you would expect and the other with a .lnk~ with a random number after it.  I looked in System32 and see two of each but these have DLL~ random number on the second one.

I'm not seeing much information on the web about this so I was hoping someone could let me know if I can delete these or if I have a bigger issue.

The server is a Windows 2012 Essentials server.

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