troubleshooting Question

Probs after getting rid of an infection

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Hi all,

A couple of days back, my pc got infected after i plugged in my flash drive.
i m not sure it was a virus or some worm.
I restored my pc to an earlier date, using the built-in feature of WinXP; and also ran a virus scan (using AVG 7.5). I got rid of the virus/worm. However two problems still persist:

1. All of my Hard Disk partitions don't open in the normal way, instead when i double click on any of these, the "Open With" dialogue box appears. When i try the right click options, i see the "Open" and "Explore" options have got replaced by strange alpha-numerics. However, DVD drive and Flash drive don't have this problem.

2. After some while of using internet (i use Firefox), a website opens automatically in IE, and in full screen mode. i then have to open task manager to end task it.

Can anyone tell whats hapenning here?
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