File does not have a program associated iwth it for performing this action

I have just had malware problems and downloaded spyhunter which stopped xp defender popping up all the time.
but now I can not get onto the internet as this comes up...
thisfile does not have a program associated with it for performing this aciton. create an association in the folders options control panel.
but when I went into control panel I can not open add or remove programs, or display or admin.
same message comes up...whats happened
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  1. it may be a pretty virus or spyware, you can do a complete scan in your system with updated avira & malware bytes in safe mode.. but i suggest you to format the drive and do a fresh install
  2. hi fresh install of what?
  3. Hi: I think he meant window!!!!!

    Anyhow before you go any further just give the following URL a spin

    Fix Windows File Association Problems (XP)

    EXE Association ?

    Windows® XP File Association Fixes?

    Unable to Start a Program with an .exe File Extension?

    How to change or select which program starts when you double-click a file in Windows XP?

    This file does not have a program associated?

    This file does not have a program associated with it?

    This file does not have?

    This file does not have a program?

    Some hint here just hint :

    best of luck
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