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Hi! my computer keeps asking Do you want to run or save this

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Hi! my computer keeps asking Do you want to run or save this file? when i try to download or open programs...whatever i choose it keeps poping the same quetion...what to do?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Satchi replied 7 years ago.
Hi ,

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Which browser you are using ?

Thanks

Satchi
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Internet explorer...sorry im dumb with computers, i hope this is the right answer Embarassed
Expert:  Satchi replied 7 years ago.
OKay

  1. In Internet Explorer, click Tools, and then click Internet Options.
  2. Click the Security tab.
  3. There are four security zones listed:
    • Internet
    • Local intranet
    • Trusted sites
    • Restricted sites
    Click the zone where you want to change the settings.
  4. Under Security level for this zone, click Custom Level.
  5. Under ActiveX controls and plug-ins, under Automatic prompting for ActiveX controls, click Disable or click Enable.
  6. Under Downloads, under Automatic prompting for file downloads, click Disable or click Enable, and then click OK two times.
Courtsey : microsoft.com
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Im still having the problem, I have most of the icons like itunes, nokia pc suite, utorrent and others with the e icon and not with the proper icon of the program on the desktop, internet i can only open from the start menu, otherwise if i open from desktop is still asking (same than with the other programs) Do you want to run or save this file?
Expert:  Satchi replied 7 years ago.
itunes, nokia pc suite, utorrent

all of the above programs behave same ?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes, also others like windows media player TomTom Home2 , wrar 380, the icon for the explorer changed and it says inet , but not opening from there
Expert:  Satchi replied 7 years ago.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shman.zip

downlaod the above file and run the exe file

then follow the below link to use it

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shman.html
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
is not working, when i try to run it, is asking me do you want to save or run this file and is all over again..
Expert:  Satchi replied 7 years ago.
Strange

goto Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>System Restore

and do a restore to previous date
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I did and it asks again Do you want to run or save this file? Cry
Expert:  Satchi replied 7 years ago.
Whatt :(

your computer seems to be affected by virus


you need to do complete reinstallation of windows or do a factory restore
Satchi and 15 other Computer Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
factory restore?
Expert:  Satchi replied 7 years ago.
Factory restore means to make computer as like when you purchased ...

you can do with recovery DISC
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
mmm...ok
Expert:  Satchi replied 7 years ago.
Good Luck

Thanks for your patience