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Net.net problem, windows can't access specified device

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So the ol' compy's come down with a nice little multitude of problems that is making it unusable.

On bootup, I get a message about net.net being unusable, and then nearly every program I try to run I get a message saying that "windows cannot find the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the file." I'm logged in as the administrator (it's the only profile on here), and I can get a few programs (such as firefox) to run if I right click and "run as administrator." Others, no dice.

I tried running Malware Bytes, but as soon as it started scanning after install the program closed. Now I get the same message about not having permission when I try to run it, even as administrator.

Any help would be appreciated!
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Please go to the malware forum and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE.

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post an OTListIt log in THAT forum.
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