when double clicking a program, it pops up with open with

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alexle500

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What can i do? i have Windows vista, and it happened just after i went for an anti spyware scan from virgin media
 
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Hi alexle500 and welcome to TSG

Could you confirm that you are talking about a program and not a document, please? Or are you talking about different drives?
 

alexle500

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basically, whenever i click on a program, a window pops up with Open with, and nothing doesn't work.
 

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Try this fix: EXEFIX

Unzip the fix and extract the .REG file to the Desktop. Right-click the .REG file and choose Merge. Note that you need to be an Administrator to apply this fix.

Reboot the computer.

If the fix only opens as a text file, right-click it and select Open With > Choose Program... Then, select the Registry Editor.

If the Registry Editor is not in the list, browse to C:\WINDOWS and select regedit.
 
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