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Old 11-08-2005, 08:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright guys, I have a problem. I turned on my computer, signed onto XP then as soon as I get on I get this message that Windows cannot open a whole bunch of .lnk files, or rundll32.exe. I have absolutely no idea what's going on and I was hoping someone could help me fix my computer, as it wont let me do anything now. Oh, and also, here's a pic of what happened.

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EXE (lnk and regfile) Fix for Windows XP
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What do I do with that? When I click the link I get a bunch of random stuff...
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right click, save as, and save it somewhere. then double click it, and click "yes"
then reboot your computer
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If that dont work try this

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right click, save as, and save it somewhere. then double click it, and click "yes"
then reboot your computer
I saved it too my desktop, but when I go to open it the thing goes back to the Windows cannot open this file thing, and then it won't let me select it as an option to open...
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dont save it this time, just open it
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It goes back to the Windows Cannot Open This File and I didn't save it, I just tried to open it.
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can you boot into safe mode? if you can, are they all still .lnk files? If they are not, scan with MS Antispyware. Make sure you choose safe mode with networking
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When I hit f8 when my computer is restarting it goes into this thing where it list my hard drive and then the floppy drive and then I have to pick one of them, doesn't say to pick safe more or anything.
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