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Virus, task manager disabled, unable to run EXEs and many more issues


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inahst

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So my computer got a virus of sorts so i used antivirus software and now there arent any popups or annoying things like that, but if I try to run a .exe file, a dialog opens asking "Choose the program you want to use to open this file". Most of the exe's work if i right click them and press "Run as Administrator". Online searching for a solution it told me to do stuff with the registry so i opened regedit and i got an error saying "Application not found" so i tried running it as administrator and i got a different error saying "Registry editing has been disabled by your administrator" pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete brings up a menu with task manager absent, and right clicking the desktop the option of task manager is grayed out. multiple ways i found of fixing this require use of the registry, which i cannot edit. I have run out of ideas of how to fix this and im tempted to just reset my computer.
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rshaffer61

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I suggest you go to the Malware Removal and Spyware Removal Forum and run all the steps located in the
START HERE. These self-help tools will help you clean up 70% of problems on your own.
If you are still having problems after doing the steps, then please post the reguested logs in THAT forum.
If you are unable to run any of the tools then start a new topic in the malware forum and put this in the subject line...I am unable to run any malware tools

If you are still having problems after being given a clean bill of health from the malware expert, then please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).

Add a link to this topic so that malware tech can see what steps have been taken here
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