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I have really no idea what to do? Viruses, backdoors, keyloggers, spyware ,adware, rootkits, and trojans are just a few examples of what is considered malware. Ads by Google 510 answers Comments are Closed Florence April 27, 2012 at 3:35 pm THANK YOU!!!!! Ask for help now Adware Browser Hijackers Unwanted Programs Rogue Software Ransomware Trojans Guides Helpful Links Contact Us Terms and Rules We Use Cookies Privacy Policy Community Meet the Staff Team navigate here

TQ Mithunlal July 1, 2011 at 8:37 am ya i downloaded those but still not working ya Mithun lal July 1, 2011 at 8:35 am i am suffering from the same Venutr November 12, 2010 at 5:33 pm Execellent! Thank you !!!!!!!!<3 Krukur February 8, 2011 at 1:28 pm I actualy found the option 1 before I found option 2 here on this site, however I didnt know what program A year after your post, still another very positive feedback is added to your account! https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/desktop-icons-turned-into-lnk-files/c9ecc9ea-b41c-425c-8ae8-13d63a14f515

How To Remove Lnk File

this solved it in 2 minutes. THANK YOU!!! Vaggelisgamatos October 24, 2011 at 8:34 am wowwwwwwwwwwww! Kevin Michael April 26, 2012 at 5:34 am it works but the icons are not changed Tina April 25, 2012 at 6:17 am !!!ANSWER to this QUESTION!!!

P.PouYa February 12, 2012 at 12:58 am Dear Bob, i know this should be related to Tina, but lnk is not a virus. I can't do registry backup and system restore also in my pc. whenever I do option 2 I try to change the icon for example but it never saves of changes Tina October 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm What exactly happens when you Lnk File Virus Carolyn February 19, 2011 at 5:10 pm What program am I supposed to open the .lnk file in?

Is it really an alternative? Is a file with .crt file extension pointing to notepad? A quick teamviewer session proved she had changed her LNK association and your ZIP file was the quick fix ..... http://ccm.net/faq/9846-windows-7-all-shorcuts-have-been-changed-to-lnk-files Any advice?

Regards, Khalid Bhatti tejo krishna says October 9, 2012 at 1:36 pm Its worked for me to remove .lnk problem.. How To Remove Lnk Virus Using Cmd THANK YOU!!! Marco_vintimilla January 23, 2012 at 1:13 am Hello!!! Tina April 24, 2012 at 4:37 pm Sorry!

How To Change Lnk Files Back To Default

Coolklokan April 8, 2012 at 3:16 pm Hi, how to do this on Vista?

Surya Uppala September 10, 2011 at 12:51 pm Is there a any fix for *.lnk problem for Windows 2008 operating system?  Rni September 10, 2011 at 11:22 am thanks for the How To Remove Lnk File You're the best! How To Convert .lnk Files To Normal Enter REGEDIT.EXE and press Enter.

Now what should i do :(( Tina April 25, 2012 at 6:15 am Option 2: Download the registry fix for the LNK file association here, unpack ZIP file, right-click REG file check over here and inorder to change back i tried to openwith word etc, so now all icons are changed to word icons including browsers…what to do??/ i tried your solution and am not its  working for win 7 ...superb Tom Joseph October 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm Thanks.. Our malware removal guides may appear overwhelming due to the amount of the steps and numerous programs that are being used. How To Change Lnk Files Back To Normal

When removing the files, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware may require a reboot in order to remove some of them. Could you please post the link to the WINDOWS 7 version of the program? August December 30, 2011 at 8:29 pm Thank you so much. his comment is here I recommend you to post a new question using the respective link in the top left on the Answers page.

Hence the solution is to repair this problem in registry. Desktop Icons Changed To .lnk Windows 7 Any idea? :( Tina September 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm Ckshea, sounds like you are having a different issue. no 2 option it worked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Your computer should now be free of malware.

You basically, navigate to specific node in the registry tree and change the default value. This changes all your file extension into .lnk. Tina May 20, 2011 at 4:40 pm Ecaterina, did you try the second (registry) fix posted by Aibek? How To Open Lnk File Join Now What is "malware"?

If it displays a message stating that it needs to reboot your computer, please allow it to do so. emma says May 13, 2012 at 9:28 am Hi Subodh, is there any way you could send me the unzipped file? Booredatwork.com 3.121.352 visualizaciones 8:44 how to fix lnk files back to exe - Duración: 1:18. 12darkgelo 18.890 visualizaciones 1:18 Windows Repair (All In One) FREE Repair Program - Duración: 8:08. weblink This web site provides useful facts to us, keep it up.

Problem: Followed exactly but then: There isn't a User Choice subkey. Anonymous March 4, 2010 at 9:38 am Many thanks, Aibek! Edf3 July 20, 2010 at 2:31 pm This is really worked! it's working... ;) THIS WORKS October 24, 2011 at 8:09 pm The link works perfect in windows 7 and vista to OP: Much thanks!

Or I get a pop up asking to run or save and when I choose run the same menu pops up. When I plugged in the thumbdrive, the original files are hidden again and the shortcuts that were deleted have come back! HitmanPro will now begin to scan your computer for malware. STEP 2: Scan your computer with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a powerful on-demand scanner which should remove all types of malware from your machine.

Lakhveer says April 17, 2013 at 1:18 pm thanks for giving this information bro. Meli September 13, 2010 at 11:14 pm Aibeck, I couldn't thank you enough for that program. Inicia sesión para que tengamos en cuenta tu opinión.