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Protect Your Computer - Beware of Dangerous File Extensions

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In the world of computing, there are good things that can happen to us and there are also plenty of bad things that might come our way. One of the worst things that could happen is have our personal information used by others due to our own failure. Yes, this can happen if you fail to protect your computer with an anti-virus protection and replete yourself with the necessary information about file extensions.

The most common method of communication done over the Internet is email. From ordinary people to big industries, we are all using emails in conducting our daily business endeavors. To add to that, email is the medium for viruses, worms, Trojans, and other malicious programs to propagate. These tiny programs are sent to millions of recipients over the Internet as attachments.

Dangerous file extensions that can severely damage computers systems include VBS, EXE, DOC, XLS, BAT, and COM. There are also other file extensions that can be used to identify files that can ruin a system. However, not all applications with these file extensions are damaging. These are file extensions used by legitimate programs on a system.

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If you are not able to open file with certain file extension make sure to check if extension for the file is correct. It is possible that information in the file doesn't match file extension.

 

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Extension Details
  Data File
MIME Type
  application/unknown
Opens with
  Notepad
  Depends on file content
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