Reboot ForestMeadowMay 2, 2016, 1:53 AM Thanks tufzz,This process worked for me when I deleted BOTH the .lnk folder and the userchoice folder.Windows 7 professional Tesfaye_1May 14, 2016, 1:35 PM really The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Our community has been around since 2010, and we pride ourselves on offering unbiased, critical discussion among people of all different backgrounds about security and technology . We do recommend that you backup your personal documents before you start the malware removal process. weblink
THIS IS CALLED A REGISTRY ERROR. Thanks, cuttysark55 PS : I am coding in Visual Basic 6 and am conversant with Registry programming VG ^^ Sorry but I have no idea about it. RKill will now start working in the background, please be patient while this utiltiy looks for malicious process and tries to end them. So what's the solution? his comment is here
Ask ! Proffitt Forum moderator / August 9, 2012 6:12 AM PDT In reply to: Windows XP Given this is such an old post I'd start a new one and tell more plus zydrius32 Those keys were original (exported from registry before making changes) and they started to work for me after computer restart. THIS IS CALLED A REGISTRY ERROR.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 32 total posts (Page 1 of 2) 01 02 Next Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies If you're using windows 7, you can just press start and click on "default programs". asked 7 years ago viewed 236399 times active 1 month ago Blog Say Farewell to Winter Bash 2016! How To Remove Lnk File In Windows 7 Go to Start Menu2.Type regedit in search box3.
Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\ 4. please tell me Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Help ink files by Boyletammy / March 10, 2010 9:15 AM PST In reply to: Re: All of my files by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 20, 2013 10:00 AM PST In reply to: what to do when i have windows 7? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/desktop-icons-turned-into-lnk-files/c9ecc9ea-b41c-425c-8ae8-13d63a14f515 Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt.http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htmIf you can't access the Internet use another computer to download it onto a floppy or CD and transfer it to the
Reboot GSA-ITNov 10, 2014, 5:34 PM tufzz said: 1. How To Remove Lnk Virus Using Cmd To remove the malicious programs that Malwarebytes Anti-malware has found, click on the "Remove Selected" button. Only in Windows Explorer it is useful for me, but apart from that, it looks like clutter YouAreAnnoying NeverShowExt is a VALUE, not a KEY. I'm guessing I can do it by resetting the .lnk entry in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, but I don't know what to set it to.
Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/start-menu-items-changed-ink-files/ VG ^^ If you are having problem in deleting the key, first take ownership of the key: http://www.askvg.com/guide-how-to-take-ownership-permission-of-a-registry-key-in-windows/ hitmanjojo Thanks a lot it was really useful, even some "NeverShowExt" couldn't delete How To Remove Lnk File jonathanmedd.net/2014/02/testing-for-the-presence-of-a-registry-key-and-value.html Dave Hey VG, can you please add "Hide extensions / Restore default.reg" for restoring default behavior in that ZIP file? How To Change Lnk Files Back To Normal but the instructions you provided appear to have work most of the icons have changed back and are working.
Thats all :) Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to. http://ksresource.net/how-to/desktop-icons-are-positioned-on-the-taskbar.html Please help me i dont know what to do....thanks Report • #3 Tufenuf January 21, 2011 at 14:53:22 honeyjoy, You don't have to buy anything. solved Win 8.1... Delete anything it finds:Malwarebyteshttp://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/Malwarebytes-AntiMalware/1186760019/1Once done, click on the link below to re-associate the .lnk file extensions for Windows 7...Here's a link which should help. How To Convert .lnk Files To Normal
How can I organize files based on their filename first letter into A-Z folders Finding Ramanujan's taxicab numbers How much should reviewers care about other things than an article's content? HERES HOW TO FIX.CLICK THE START BUTTON ON THE BOTTOM LEFTTYPE REGEDIT IN THE SEARCH BOXCLICK YES IF IT POPS UPTHEN GO TO HKEY_CURRENT_USERSOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENT VERSIONEXPLORERFILE EXTSTHEN FIND WHAT EXTENSION ALL YOUR Share this article: Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Reddit | Tell a friend Posted in: Troubleshooting, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP Other similar articles that check over here Save the file and run it.
After that, it does'nt change anything. Lnk File Virus You can download mine: mediafire.com/?fuz7z04o7dczud7 a thank you :) Maxxpsoft Yeah I done this a long time ago. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 4, 2014 1:18 AM PST In reply to: It didnt work!
thank you thank you and thank you V_DUB_GUYSep 30, 2014, 3:52 PM 0down vote RIGHT CLICK THE ICON THAT IS APPEARING IN WRONG FORMAT. (YOU NEED TO FIND OUT THE FILE I don't know why that didn't work for you. If you do it may have warned you about something being changed and you may have allowed the change thus the file extension problem.Note: If you're asking for technical help, please Desktop Icons Changed To .lnk Windows 7 Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and
It was displayed by a Call Shell(SysInfoPath, vbNormalFocus). If it doesn't helped you then try using system restore. Delete .lnk key or delete the userchioce key6. this content Just download following ZIP file, extract it and run extracted REG file.
Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\ 4.