file extesions all changed to .lnk

Posted on 2004-11-14
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
All my shortcut extesions have been changed to .lnk and I can't open anything.Can't get going in safe mode. can't run ms config. Ran Kaspersky and no viruses. Can't run spyware programs. I saw your solution to this for someone else but couldn't make it work
Any ideas?
Question by:jandelliott
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    I think you should boot in 'safe mode' and then run all the spyware tools/antivirus tools. Experts on this site have compiled  useful resources on this matter. it is worth checking out. Look at this link:

    Specifically, run:
    Spybot S&D
    [analyse at]

    An there is a previous answer [i don't know whether you are specifically referring to this when you say that you saw solution for someone else]
    Might help.

    This link would fix most of the extensions:

    BUt, I would still suggest to take the security measures above.

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