'Open With' Window Issue

July 1, 2010 at 15:05:39
Specs: Windows 7
I'm attempting to repair a computer after a virus attack. I've removed the virus but now I seemingly can't open anything (File or Window) without telling the machine what to use to open said object with. It's not an "Error" but a popup window to select a program with.

This did not come with a windows cd so that's out and my sister didn't create her backup cd's when she bought this emachine (fail, I know).

Anyone know what I need to do about this?

Thanks,

Jay


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#1
July 1, 2010 at 15:24:23
You can download a free ISO of windows 7 here:
http://neosmart.net/blog/2009/windo...
Make a CD and then try repairing the PC

Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions Cheers


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#2
July 1, 2010 at 15:43:50
Jay, Try the "EXE File Association Fix" at the link below. It hopefully will correct your problem. If it doesn't try the "LNK File Association Fix".

File Association Fixes for Windows 7
http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/f...

Tufenuf


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