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Txt and Bat extension show up as the not known file extension icon

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by goldhat, Aug 14, 2007.

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  1. goldhat

    goldhat Thread Starter

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    ive had some viruses lately and i think they damaged my icons

    txt file and bat files show up as the icon for a file extension that is not known

    i tried lots of programs and none worked please help me

    also reg files dont work i click on them and they dont import

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 and

    REGEDIT4 dont work either

    thx in advance
     
  2. theriddler

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    http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm

    there all the file defaults, use the ones you need, also you should download hijackthis so a mod can tell you whether your computer is still infected

    Download 'Hijack This!
    http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/threat_analytics/hijackthis.php

    *Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
    *Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
    *By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
    *Click on Install.
    *It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
    *Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
    *Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log *should open in notepad.
    *Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents *of the log.
    *go to this thread and post the contents
    *DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
     
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    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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