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#1 willaver

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 12:36 PM

I'm trying to run the dds.scr from the help guides, but when I double-click it from the desktop it just opens up in notepad with a bunch of encrypted looking text.

How do I change the actions or whatever to make it so this will run properly?

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 01:15 PM

Hi willaver,

Somehow the ".scr" file extension has become associated with nodepad.

Follow this link: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19449-default-file-type-associations-restore.html
  • Arrow down the page and click on SCR.
  • Download the default_scr.reg file.
  • Double click to merge the file with the registry.
  • Try the dds.scr again.
Note: Do NOT post any DDS logs in this forum. This log is permitted only in the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs Forum.

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#3 willaver

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 02:11 PM

Thank you!

Baby steps...but at least thats one thing completed.

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 02:29 PM

Now that your log is properly posted, here, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a Malware Removal Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the logs you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the Malware Removal Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the Malware Removal Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the Malware Removal Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another Malware Removal Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic.

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