Completed a scan with Superantispyware. It found an deleted some malware. Now no icons will work,Outlook Express All I get is "application not found" from all icons including antivirus software. Same response from list of programs when going to "Start" and "all programs". Going to "Explore", "my documents" and clicking on a file, the associaated programme (e.g. MS Word, Excel, etc) opens the file as normal. Email available only through providor's website. Email attachments all open by clicking as normal... the relevant programme opens. The programs are "in there" and functioning but will not launch in the normal way. No response from System Restore. Suggestions please. Thanks G Help
Does Superantispyware not give you the oppertunity of enabling the malware that it found as it could have been a false positive. Or maybe try system restore in safe mode. I have never used this program before but it gives you a list of what it can repair.
Thanks for all the suggestions but as no icons are working, and going to "all programs" and clicking on the programme in the resulting list give the same result "not available". This also applies to the superantivirus icon etc. Clicking on the program in thelist results in a window asking me which program I wish to use. Tried clicking in (for example) MS Word in that list and got the usual "not available" response. Frustrating as all the programs are still activated by clicking on a file in "My Documents". Tried System Restore in Normal and in Safe Mode but no joy. Normal mode produces nothing, Trying in Safe Mode gives a message saying "not protected". "CMD" in "Run" asked which programme as above. Gotta to be an answer somewhere! G