open with??

  wfulton_2121 13:51 09 Jul 2010

hi all,

every time i open internet explorer on vista i get a window popping up saying "open with" and then in the list is internet explorer!

why is this happening?


  wfulton_2121 13:56 09 Jul 2010

infact none of the applications on the entire pc will not load!! they all say open with!! whats happened please??

  birdface 14:09 09 Jul 2010

Try Internet Options in the control panel.
Programs.And make sure Internet Explorer is the default web browser.
Or maybe give Malwarebytes free a run

click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:40 09 Jul 2010

Sounds as if you have lost all the "file associations" maybe a repair is in order, what operating system?

  Ian in Northampton 20:48 09 Jul 2010

This was one symptom of a nasty virus I contracted. Double click on anything on the desktop, and I got the 'open with' dialog. It also screwed my taskbar.

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