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Application cannot be executed/ The file is infected/ Please activate

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Hey guys so basically I've gotten a virus on my laptop and I'm in need of help
Basically every .exe file is unable to open and will always have an error popup at the bottom right screen saying " ***** application cannot be executed/ The file is infected/ Please activate your antivirus software Error".

I've tried AVAST scan in safe mode yet it still doesn't work.
I can't access/modify/delete any registry because everytime I would enter "regedit" in the run command prompt, it would flash and quickly close.
I've even downloaded a program called "Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware" But I can't even run the install because it's an .exe file. Every forum I've been to says to rename the extension from mbam-install.exe to mbam-install.bat or pif, srt, com, etc and they still don't work. Renaming the extension does not work at all and it only comes up with the same error.

I've tried a lot and I would really appreciate help! Thank you.
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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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