Try the following:
Save it to the Desktop, however, rename it as you save it, to: DDS.com
Make sure your external hard drive is connected.
Vista/Windows 7, right-click and select: 'Run as Administrator', to run the program.
As the program starts, select: 'Advanced', then, select the following:
-Restore File Associations
Click 'Start', then click 'Yes' to the next message.
When done, please post the [B]dds_advanced_fixes.txt[/B] log in your reply.
Retired - Doin' Dis, Dat, and slapping malware.