DelphiFAQ Home Search:

List of files with active content


commentsThis article has not been rated yet. After reading, feel free to leave comments and rate it.


My computer system has been compromised (password was detected) and I need a list of all file extensions that can (under Windows) carry active contents. Meaning executables and also data documents that can carry code in the form of macros.


Below is such a list. It is as complete as I can think of but there are certainly more 'dangerous' file extensions. Note that even windows help files can carry links to DLLs and the help file can call the functions located in the DLLs.





NEW: Optional: Register   Login
Email address (not necessary):

Rate as
Hide my email when showing my comment.
Please notify me once a day about new comments on this topic.
Please provide a valid email address if you select this option, or post under a registered account.

Show city and country
Show country only
Hide my location
You can mark text as 'quoted' by putting [quote] .. [/quote] around it.
Please type in the code:

Please do not post inappropriate pictures. Inappropriate pictures include pictures of minors and nudity.
The owner of this web site reserves the right to delete such material.

photo Add a picture: