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"Open With" box problems


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#1 Latent221

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 04:37 AM

Since cleaning my son's system (had 144 virus's) using Spybot and then Malwarebytes all his icon's have completely dissapeared, in fact the only thing I can get up when I boot his system up in normal mode is the "Open With" box, I've opened the task manager and the only application running is the Open With box: I've downloaded Unhide.exe in safe mode and then rebooted in normal mode and tried to run it using the task manager but it will not download. The only thing I've got on the screen is the "Open With" box and nothing else. I'm using my own system at the moment to type this as I can't get anywhere on his system.....Any help would be extremely greatfully received.

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 10:24 AM

Hello, you didn't give us an Operating system which may be why some avoided a reply.

Go here to Doug KNox's Windows® XP File Association Fixes
Run 9th down on left... EXE File Association Fix ... the EXE not EML one.



FOR VISTA
Go to File association fixes for Windows Vista

Click the exe box
Instructions:
To fix the association for a particular file type, download the corresponding fix from the above links table (Use Right-click - Save as option in your browser to download the fixes). Unzip the fix and extract the .REG file to the Desktop. Right-click the REG file and choose Merge. Note that you need to be an administrator to apply these fixes.
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