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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by VTranGT, Apr 6, 2008.

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  1. VTranGT

    VTranGT Thread Starter

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    The "Open with" (Choose the program you want to use to open this file) window always promps when i double click ona any of my desktop icons, it even does it when i try to open cmd. I fear that i have to reinstall window xp when i don't even have a cd. please help!
     
  2. JSntgRvr

    JSntgRvr Retired Moderator and Malware Specialist

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    Hi, VTranGT :)

    Welcome.

    Download the enclosed folder. Save and extract its contents to the desktop. It is a setup information file. Once extracted right click on the file and select install.

    Restart the computer. Test CMD and Regedit. If able to run, Please download DAFT and save it to your desktop:
    1. Double-click the daft.exe icon.
    2. Click on the Scan button.
    3. Select everything it is displaying there
    4. Click the Fix button.
    5. Then rescan with DAFT again - it should say now that "All associations are OK"
    6. Close DAFT if you receive that message. This means that it is fixed now.

    Test and kep me posted.
     

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