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June 15, 2014 9:32:13 AM

My dumb brother was doi g something on the computer while I was asleep and now everything opens with windows media center. Im not sure what he was doing, he wont tell us; but im pretty sure he was pirating something. Now every file opens with windows media center, and you need to close it twice. I cant even access the internet or system restore now.

What could be the problem/fix


I could give a picture but not sure how to on my phone

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June 15, 2014 9:36:20 AM

If you're on windows 7 restart your computer and press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts. Choose to boot into Safe Mode and try to system restore from there.
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June 15, 2014 10:09:29 AM

You may have contracted a virus. The first thing a virus tries to do is prevent you from removing it by disabling system restore.
Your best hope is to boot into safe mode by pressing F8 and selecting a restore to a previous good time.

Take a look at control panel/ folder options.
Look at the options and reset to default if you need to.
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