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ERROR OPENING ADOBE READER the file does not have a program associated with it f

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March 9, 2010 4:20:30 AM

Hello,whenever i install adobe reader in my system it change my all program to adobe reader nd can't open any application.. i mean internet explorer change in adobe reader, C++, microsoft office every application...why its happened....
and even i can't open pdf files on my system it shows a erroe the file does not have a program associated with it to perform this action.. please create a association in control pane
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March 9, 2010 5:12:59 AM

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October 21, 2010 2:43:51 PM

from how I read it, seems a virus is most likely causing all the abnormal changes on your system. when you install adobe reader, it shouldn't affect and change all other programs, only a virus will do such activity. Perform a system scan and ensure you're using a reliable anti-virus to disinfect your system. In addition, you'll probably be needing this software that helps fix Adobe Reader program errors
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