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Windows 7: How to get the Regedit?

23 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How to get the Regedit?

Hi All,

When I am trying to go to Regedit from the start icon, I get the regedit and it disappear after a second.
How can I go there?

Thanks

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23 Nov 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Hello Bigbingo,

Your UAC is most likely blocking it. To give it permission to launch: You need to click on the shield which will appear on the Taskbar.

To change the UAC settings
User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Or once you have typed it in the search box, just click on it when it appears in the window above.

John
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23 Nov 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks,

Actually what happened is that I plugged Kingston USB flash memory to my computer and than all folders
in the computer got an extension scr, and I can't get rid of it. Al I wanted ir to transfer photos to my computer.
How can I cancel that program both in the computer and in my stick memory?

Thanks
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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23 Nov 2013   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

It sounds like you have a massive malware infection.
Boot to SafeMode with networking.

download and install Malwarebytes Anti-malware (free version) from http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/ - UNtick 'Enable free trial of MBAM PRO' at the end of the installation - and update it, then run a full scan in your main account, and Quick scans in any other user accounts.

Delete everything it finds
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23 Nov 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks
Unfortunately it did not help. I believe that the program that came with tme memory stick by purchasing it,
cause the whole problem. now I cant even get into some folders!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2013   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

'that did not help' does not tell us much.
DETAILS please.
What did Malwarebytes find?
WHAT program that came with the stick?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The Malwarebytes fond nothing in order to solve the problem.
I wrote Kingston company for help

Thanks
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2013   #8

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Mate give these a try too

http://www.superantispyware.com/


http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

download from bleeping computer
&

Free Malware Removal Tools scroll down to the TDSS Killer and run it delete any rubbish you find.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Nov 2013   #9
Microsoft MVP

 

Try running System Restore to a point before the problem began. If it won't run from Windows then boot into the Windows 7 DVD or System Repair Disk to run it as shown in that option in tutorial.

If System Restore isn't running or doesn't go back far enough, it's too late for this but I would still set more disk space for it in System Protection - Change Disk Space Usage

You can also try restoring Default File Type Associations - Restore - Windows 7 Forums

Let us know how this works.
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