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gamefr3ak

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I did something wrong on my computer one time, now almost all the appilcations on my computer will open with the Notepad ( it's odd ok). I don't know how to fix this :whistling: . I can't do a system restore and I don't want to reboot my computer.
So can some one help me?

Woops this is posted in the wrong catagory, I'm a bit new to this.

Edited by gamefr3ak, 24 August 2006 - 11:24 PM.

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Hello gamefr3ak.

You said that all applications will open with notepad, I want to confirm that applications you are talking about are *.exe files. If so, then proceed:

1. Click Start > Run > type: Regedit

2. Navigate to the following key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ FileExts \ .exe

3. In the right-pane, delete these two values if present:
  • Application
  • ProgID
4. Close TheRegistry Editor

Edited by negative_silent, 22 August 2006 - 11:13 PM.

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gamefr3ak

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Nope, I tried that but it wouldn't work, opens up with the notepad. T-T
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Try getting tuneup2006 and run it, in part of one of its diagnostics and repairs it checks and fixes file assosciations.
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have you consider this to be a malware issue

you did restore it earlier and it went back to the same opening in notepad

you opened a file and choose notepad or it went to notepad now your stuck there still thinks its infection


if your infected and want to download these update them

http://www.ccleaner.com/

http://www.ewido.net/en/

http://www.filehippo...nload_ad-aware/

run all these programs in safe mode...

go start .. click run..type in.. msconfig click ok ..on the boot tab select safeboot restart

then download this

http://www.filehippo...oad_hijackthis/

post it in the malware forum
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gamefr3ak

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is there any way you can delete a topic because i resloved this already
rushin1nd i think you should consider becoming a staff
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Anything these days can be malware related issues. :whistling:

Glad to hear that your problem was resolved, gamefr3ak.

You don't need to worry about the location or deletion of this topic, the mods are here to take care of that.
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