Desktop icons won't work..

By rachealann09
Mar 11, 2010
  1. every time i click an icon on my desktop, it brings up the "open with" box. it also does this with my start button icons. i just recently had XP Antivirus Pro 2010 on my laptop... don't know how it got there but it did. I wasn't able to get online or do anything. so... i did a system restore to last week and now nothing works. any ideas?
  2. Punkid

    Punkid TS Guru Posts: 422   +7

    what you installed was a spyware, always check online whether a software u are installing is really something useful or is it a spyware
  3. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 54,259   +383

    Travel to "Virus and Malware Removal" forum.
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Yes you are still very much affected by the virus, and you will need to make sure you follow the 8-Step Virus & Malware Removal Instructions in the Malware Forum. There are very helpful people in there to help with this
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