I cant download no exe files

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I am having trouble opening all .exe files in windows 7. I don't have a virus protection. I had it before I did a system restore, and had a free version of avg. It is now gone and now I cannot get any antivirus dowloads what soever. What do I do?
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  1. If you have access to another computer, you can download and burn Malwarebytes or Superantispyware (free editions) and then run them in Safe Mode.

    Chances are you will have to format and reinstall your OS though.
  2. yolandagreen1974 said:
    Hello,
    I am having trouble opening all .exe files in windows 7. I don't have a virus protection. I had it before I did a system restore, and had a free version of avg. It is now gone and now I cannot get any antivirus dowloads what soever. What do I do?

    i im sad but i have two say you got a virus
  3. Hi,

    This problem occurs when your .exe file associations are broken. This is usually caused by a virus/malware that changes the default file associations in Windows. Follow these instructions to fix this problem:

    Download exeHelper from one of these two links: Link 1, Link 2 Double-click on exeHelper to run the fix. A black window should pop up. Once the fix is complete, press any key to close.


    Then try following the steps in this virus/malware removal guide: http://www.selectrealsecurity.com/malware-removal-guide

    It contains instructions that will remove most malware infections.

    I hope this helps you,
    Brian
  4. Every file I tryo to dowload yields the same message "the file contained a virus and was deleted" What do I do now?
  5. nikorr said:
    If possible, run #1 and #2 and post the log file.
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/8263-63-simple-free-guide-removing-malware

    What is run #1 and #2 what? I am not sure?
  6. nikorr said:


    Ok, scanning now...I will let you know when it completes. Thank you!
  7. Good luck!
  8. Database version: 8065

    Windows 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421

    11/1/2011 11:10:51 PM
    mbam-log-2011-11-01 (23-10-51).txt

    Scan type: Full scan (C:\|D:\|)
    Objects scanned: 368449
    Time elapsed: 43 minute(s), 51 second(s)

    Memory Processes Infected: 0
    Memory Modules Infected: 0
    Registry Keys Infected: 0
    Registry Values Infected: 0
    Registry Data Items Infected: 0
    Folders Infected: 0
    Files Infected: 0

    Memory Processes Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Memory Modules Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Keys Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Values Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    NOW WHAT!
  9. Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.51.2.1300
    www.malwarebytes.org
  10. Why does it say windows 6.1, and service pack 1. I am running windows 7. What do I do now? Thank you!
  11. OK and #2? To be sure.
  12. Also run Belarc and post the log info? It will audit your PC completely. http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html
  13. yolandagreen1974, did u do the scan in safe mode (F8) too?
  14. yes I did? And do you want me to do number 2 now?
  15. ok, doing #2 now. Thank you!
  16. which spybot do I download?
  17. Is your Windows x32bit or x64bit?
  18. 64-bit
  19. yolandagreen1974 said:
    64-bit

    Use this one http://spybotupdate.biz/files/spybotsd-2.0.6-beta4.exe
  20. I just tried to run the download for spybot and got this spybotsd-2.0.6-beta4.exe contained a virus and was deleted.
  21. OK, restart and run it again, the spybot. Do u have a log?
  22. a log of what I just told you?
  23. yolandagreen1974 said:
    a log of what I just told you?

    Of what spybot found.
  24. Ok, I just ran it again, and it said the same message, in a little box at the bottom of my screen. I don't see anything else.
  25. It should be at C:\ProgramData\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Logs.

    Did it find a virus again?
  26. I also have updates that will not install There was a blank screen, so no log. The little box at the bottom of the screen contained the message "spybotsd-2.0.6-beta4.exe contained a virus and was deleted."
  27. Can u make a screen shot of that? With Snipping tool?
  28. How do I find this? C:\ProgramData\spybot - Search & Destruy\Logs?
  29. I have the page up. How do I make a screen shot? Please help. I apologize, but thank you for the help
  30. I don't have microsoft paint or at least I can't find it
  31. ok, Im on the website It won't run. It says in a little rectangular red box at the bottom of screen "trj.682.exe contained a virus and was deleted"
  32. yolandagreen1974, thats OK, run this one http://www.simplysup.com/tremover/update3.html
  33. which dowload site should I use? There are 7 of them
  34. yolandagreen1974 said:
    which dowload site should I use? There are 7 of them

    Any of them.
  35. ok
  36. the box is yellow while it is downloading...then it is doing a security scan...then the red box pops up and it says trj682.exe contained a virus and was deleted
  37. In the mean time, what virus protection are running on the PC?
  38. Can u boot in the safe mode with networking (Keep pressing F8 right after start of the PC!)
  39. I am glad you asked me that. This is the reason why I believe I am having this problem in the first plae. I did a system restore on 10-24-11. Before I did that I had avg2011free edition. After I did the system restore my virus protection was wiped out for some reason. I did the system restore because my computer was acting weird after I had downloaded something. After that I did not have any virus protection, nor could I download one from the internet, or from my flash drive.
  40. OK, can u boot in the safe mode with networking (Keep pressing F8 right after start of the PC!)
  41. Ok, will try this step. What do I do after?
  42. Try to get
    http://www.simplysup.com/tremover/update3.html
    http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html

    And run Malwarebytes in the safe mode. And spybot after that in the safe mode too.
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