|17 Jul 2012||#1|
Path to .exe is not a valid Windows application (worm virus??)
Received a laptop the other day with the following error
Path to .exe is not a valid Windows application - error message.
All files seem to have disappeared (showing in remove programs but not under start folder) and i cannot run any programs. I've even tried running regedit to have a look at the registry thinking that it may be a worm thats causing the problem but again i get the error message.
Can anyone advise on how i go about getting an anti-virus and malwarebytes to run on the system (tried connecting through a USB but with no luck).
All help is greatly appreciated.
windows 7 (64bit)
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|17 Jul 2012||#10|
Copy below and paste in Notepad and save as FixExe.reg
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command] [-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command] [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe] @="exefile" "Content Type"="application/x-msdownload" [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\secfile]
Then try to open Malwarebytes, update it an scan.
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