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the rogue disappeared and problems took its place D:

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#1 Burn Your Wings

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 10:50 PM

Okay, so I recently got a nasty rogue. Vista Internet Security 2010. I'd had the normal signs from it that everyone who had the rogue saw.
I had this rogue for a couple of days before I got a USB with the required programs to help me remove it. Today, as I went to fix it, no signs of the rogue are here. No alerts of any kind. However, as soon as I try to open ANY program, my computer gives me a problem with it. It keeps asking me what program do I want to open the program with. And as you know, to get rid of the rogue, it has to be running while you go through the removal process. Problem is, I can't trigger the rogue in the ways that I could before and now I can't even open some programs. Other programs give me a hassle with opening them. Does anyone know what's wrong with my computer, or what I can do to fix this on my own? Is this a part of the rogue?

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 08:46 AM

Some malware infections target .exe files and alter associations. Without repairing the file association .exe files will lose functionality. If you are unable to run your programs do this:

Please download FixExe.reg and save it to your desktop. Double-click on the file and select Yes when it asks if you want to merge the data into your Registry. Once that is completed you should be able to run other programs.
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