CRAB file format description
Many people share .crab files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .crab file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .crab files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.crab - GandCrab Ransomware Encrypted Data
The GANDCRAB file is a GandCrab Ransomware Encrypted Data. GandCrab Ransomware is a malware that locks your computer or encrypts your files.
- Malware files
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- GandCrab Ransomware Encrypted Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .crab file extension. Even harmful programs can create .crab files. Be especially cautious with .crab files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .crab file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .crab file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
cab, carb, crb, ctab, rab
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- CACTVS Data
- Encyclopaedia Britannica 2002 Deluxe Data
- Apple Carbon Package
- BigOven Core Recipe Box
- Microsoft Cabinet File
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