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After Virus , nothing(exe)  is opening

Posted on 2012-03-16
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I download exe file, then I relieaze that it is a virus, I remove it, but now the exe files not opening it is giving this error:


choose the program you want to use to open this file:
file :   ....exe
programs
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OS:windows xp

thanks
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Question by:Ihab
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jeffiepoo earned 500 total points
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Use the exe fix on this site: http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm
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by:Tymetwister
ID: 37731220
So you installed a virus, and the only measure you've taken so far is uninstalling that program? Like from the Control Panel? Dude, do yourself a favor and run some heavy scans. Try malwarebytes or if you want to spend a little money, Kaspersky or ESet. It probably dispersed a bunch of other crap onto your machine when you ran the exe file.
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by:jeffiepoo
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I second that. But to fix the exe thing the link should do the trick.
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by:cantoris
ID: 37731306
I've used RKill for this - use anything but the EXE version in your case.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic308364.html
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by:Tymetwister
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Yes I agree with jeff about the fix for that issue, but I bet you have other infections on your machine that haven't presented themselves yet.
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by:Sudeep Sharma
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I would recommend the below article from one of our leading EE Expert RPG

IF YOU CAN'T RUN .EXES IN AN INFECTED SYSTEM
http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_1995.html

Sudeep
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