System in trouble, pics renamed

  Diemmess 12:05 29 Apr 2014

I fear my desktop with XP is in a mess,using free ZA and AVG, something nasty is about one click short of unusable and my attempts to clear it only makes thi5days old) restoration.

All my jpgs have changed to being "openable" with Omnipage (a version 12)ngs worse. So I am using a laptop while the PC is having an Acronis (

Attempts to uninstall Omnipage stop when it asks me to close EpmNewsDlg andthe latest attempt using CCleaner stalled at asking to close CCleaner first!

On this Laptop, (WiFi) Malwarebyts scanned by itself behind the scenes and came up with 4 pop ups

PUP.Optional.MindSpark.A (3 of these) and one of PUP.Optional.Softronic.A

2 questions how do I get rid of the EpmNewsDlg comb the registry?

How do I change the jpg files to lose the tiny Omnipage? It dosn't open them and the "open-with" routine would take forever.

  Diemmess 14:21 29 Apr 2014

Sorry to have made a double post. please consider this one closed

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