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

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  • Windows XP
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Anonymous
March 22, 2010 8:51:45 AM

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

More about : file program iwth performing action

March 22, 2010 9:45:45 AM

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
Anonymous
March 22, 2010 4:24:31 PM

hi fresh install of what?
March 22, 2010 4:30:36 PM

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)


http://www.supertechtips.info/fix-windows-file-associat...


EXE Association ?

http://filext.com/faq/broken_exe_association.php



Windows® XP File Association Fixes?

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm



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

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/exefile.htm




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

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307859




This file does not have a program associated?


http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/Getting-This-file-does-n...



This file does not have a program associated with it?

http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/error-this-file-does-...




This file does not have?


http://www.techsupportforum.com/microsoft-support/windo...


This file does not have a program?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/281931

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308089


Some hint here just hint :

http://www.raymond.cc/blog/archives/2009/11/07/fix-this...

best of luck
later,G
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