When I try to open e.g. AVG, Malaware Bytes and even System Restore I get referred to Adobe and asked to select the program to open the application, but making a selection has no effect on the shortcut.
Quite a lot of "Programs" are shown as folders on the "Programs" list not the normal icon for the program as was normally the situation.
In "Control Panel" if I select e.g. 'Security Centre' I get C:\Windows\ system32\rundell32.exe "Application not found"
Any suggestions as to why only some programs are effected, and not others?
You were right I had a Malaware infection,
I was able to run both AVG and Malawarebytes using Administrator on Windows Visa.
AVG showed MALAWARE - NLU.EXE and it was sent Virus vault.
Malawarebytes detected 2 Threats. Hijack.ExeFile and Broken.OpenCo These 2 were quarantined.
All programes now running as normal.
New Restore Point created when system working normally.
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