Registry keys associated with file extentions deleted!

By hynesy
Apr 15, 2007
  1. All the registry keys associated with file extentions has been deleted from my windows vista registry.
    Is this a virus or just microsoft striking again?
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    It could be malware, but then again, it could also be caused by a corrupted registry. In either case, I recommend you reformat and reinstall.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. hynesy

    hynesy TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 389

    Thats what I am doing, only thing takes several hours to reinstall vista:(
    But either way, changing registry permissions shouldn't cause this.
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