.DECRYPT File Extension

.DECRYPT File Extension

File Type

Decrypted Microsoft ESD File

Developer Microsoft
Popularity
3.1  |  12 Votes
Category Misc Files
Format Binary

What is a DECRYPT file?

File used by Microsoft's Electronic Software Download (ESD) technology, a software product that helps users install and upgrade purchased software online through the Microsoft store; used as a temporary file during the software installation process.

More Information

When upgrading to Microsoft Windows 8 using the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant, you can find the DECRYPT file in the following directory:

C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebSetup\Download\

Common DECRYPT Filenames

WinPayload.esd.decrypt - A temporary decrypted version of the WinPayload.esd file used for upgrading Windows on the local computer.

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Programs that open DECRYPT files

Windows
Microsoft Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant
Updated December 10, 2012

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