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Virus won't let me open any windows .exe files


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#1 ofxaos

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Posted 01 June 2011 - 04:26 PM

Hello,

I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium, the problem I'm having is when I try to open a .exe, the "Open With" screen pops up, it does this with programs
that are currently installed and programs that I'm trying to install (such as MalWare Bytes)

Now I have tried opening programs in all modes, (ex. Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking, Safemode with Command prompt)

I also cannot open Internet Explorer or Firefox, however I can still open music, and view pictures, those files do not seem to be bothered by this virus.

I also cannot run the System Restore, it opens up the "Open With" menu... As stated before there isn't a single .exe file that I can open that actual works or runs, everything keeps opening up with the "Open With" screen and of course I'm not given any options to open the .exe

Any help would be greatly appreciated. As I'm having to use a friends computer to ask for help since my laptop has been rendered useless.

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Posted 01 June 2011 - 04:27 PM

http://www.mydigitallife.info/reset-and-fix-broken-windows-vista-file-ext-and-type-associations-include-exe-com-sys-zip-lnk-folder-drive/




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