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#1 DJ249810


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Posted 28 February 2016 - 05:57 AM

Hello everyone,


I have downloaded a few weeks ago a ".reg" file to patch a program. This .reg have changed some on my system register and now i can't open a lot of .exe file, all of these says: "extended attributes are inconsistent". I have tried a lot of anti-malware software but the situation is the same. What could i do?


Thanks everyone and sorry for bad English

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#2 garioch7


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Posted 28 February 2016 - 06:27 AM

Hello DJ249810:


:welcome: to the Bleeping Computer Forums.  My name is Phil and I will attempt to help you with your problem.  If you would permit it, I would like to address you by your first name.


What .reg file did you download, and from where?  Do you still have it?  Did you do a registry backup before you patched the registry?


Please provide some information about your computer and the operating system.


Do you have any restore points from before you did the registry patch?  Do you have any full system backup images that you could restore from?


Since the problem started after you patched the registry, it is more likely that your issue is registry-related, rather than malware-related.


Sorry for so many questions, but I need more information to determine the best way to resolve your problem.


Have a great day, despite your computer issues.




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#3 Agouti


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Posted 28 February 2016 - 08:22 AM

If you still have the reg file or know where to get it, it will be easy to reverse the changes.

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