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File ext. Association lost/changed


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#1 cg03

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 10:00 AM

Hello,

While installing Comodo Firewall/Geek Buddy, I had to reboot. I lost some file ext. assoc., also lost some files comepletely.

Everytime I open IE or click on a link, an installation window for DAO.msi pops up. I've searched my computer for it & also deleted files with Recuva...nothing.
I've run sfc /scannow twice...to no avail.
Also ran CHKDSK in DOS & Windows Defrag.

I believe the missing DAO.msi file may be from a microsoft plus! disk that a friend installed about a year ago & I don't have the disk.


Please Help...
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Posted 19 May 2011 - 10:06 AM

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/tips/xp_easy_file.htm




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