windows script hosting problem

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    drakool New Member

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    This problem has been bugging me for the past few days.
    every 15 mins or so there's this message window which says

    There is no script engine for the file extension *.vbs

    Now as far as i gather the microsoft windows based script host is missing

    How do i fix it??
    Do i need to install windows again??
    If i can fix it without installing then how??

    Please help!!
     
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    maybe, just maybe, one of ur security sw like anti-spys or av may hv disabled it; since some viruses are delivered that way. which ones do u use ?

    or perhaps ur registry keys have got corrupted. t
    this may then help u
    http://www.codehound.com/groups/thread.asp?t=6,242,1,11_UiXa8.35164$YA2.5174638@news11-gui.server.ntli.net_242
     
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    Go to Tools->Folder options in My computer, see File Extensions tab and set default action for vbs files to open with notepad... If possible, try to delete the run script option also...

    Arun
     
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    @ms123 i get the error window in both the cases a click on the .vbs file as well as when as program tries to run it.

    @sakumar -- i have already tried that no luck thanks anyway.

    @Anand -- i use mcafee

    Anyways thanks guys i give myself time till sunday.then i'll install a fresh copy of windows.
     
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    Thanks guys.It'll all been sorted out.My system's running fine.

    once more thanks to arun for the link.
     
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