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  • Hello ,
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  • @Vishal-K said in File format changed to unknown , cant read the file data now:

    I have few files which were fine 2 days back but suddenly when I opend the file today it is coming to unreadable format

    I doubt it was anything that Notepad++ did. My first guess would be that you have been infected with a virus / ransomware / etc – I would run a scan immediately, if I were you.

    If that’s not it, maybe you recently installed encryption or compression software, and the file has been modified since you last looked at it in Notepad++.


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