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I Can't Open Any App Or Program. None!


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#1 Geechie_Suede

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Posted 04 June 2007 - 12:24 PM

I cannot open any application or progam. When I try to open a program I get a message saying:

Windows cannot open this file:

File:?????????

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program created it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs on your computer.


What do you want to do?

(0)Use the web service to find the appropriate program
(0)Select the program from a list


Also, In Control Panel I cannot open any file except Portable Media Devices, Scheduled Tasks, Scanners and Cameras, Printers and Faxes, Folder Options, Network Connections and Fonts. I cannot acces my security suite, Set Progam Access and Defaults or any other critical application.

What can I do??

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#2 buddy215

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Posted 04 June 2007 - 02:29 PM

This is likely caused by a virus or other malware. See the info in the link below. It has a solution for regaining your programs.
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/exefile.htm


Post a Hijack This log in the Hijack This Forum by following the instructions in the link below. DO NOT post the log in this forum but in the Hijack This Forum.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/

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