My laptop is trying to open all applications via internet explorer

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Hello,
my laptop has started asking for everything to be opened via internet explorer..which then doesnt do anything!!
This is since a 'Vista security alert' popped up and told me i had 52 viruses which i knew was wrong..I restarted my laptop and it hasnt been working since..
 

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Hello,
my laptop has started asking for everything to be opened via internet explorer..which then doesnt do anything!!
This is since a 'Vista security alert' popped up and told me i had 52 viruses which i knew was wrong..I restarted my laptop and it hasnt been working since..
I believe you have a rogue antivirus program on your computer as well, i would download a program called "removefakeantivirus" from http://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Remove-Fake-Antivirus.shtml.
Then use a program called superantispyware from http://www.superantispyware.com/

Hopefully this will remove it and remember to run the removefakeantivirus as an administrator to fully stop and delete the proccesses attached to the fake software.

I have seen about ~40 of these cases in the helpdesk i work at and i have fixed it by using those two programs.

Hope this helps
 
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