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I am unable to run or reinstall Paint.NET

Just now, I had to do a system restore because I was unable to access the internet due to a recent spyware/malware incident. I have cleaned up my system of the spyware/malware problem after I did the system restore. When I tried running Paint.NET a couple of times about 5 minutes ago, all of the attempts resulted in crashes. Usually when I dislike a program or a program stops working, I will delete the program's main folder off my computer, and if I like the program, I'll reinstall the program again. So I deleted Paint.NET's folder of the computer, and attempted to reinstall it. It will show the first dialog box (extraction I assume), and crash. I tried a couple of times. I had a look in one of the topics that had a Windows Installer clean-up utility, but that utility didn't help. Can you guys help?

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I am able to reinstall and run Paint.NET again.

The problem was, I went back so far in system restore (because the last time I installed something was 3 weeks ago...it created a point then), that there apparently was a change in Microsoft's .NET Framework, and it corrupted 2.0 and above, of the framework. Trying to reinstall the framework was >_>, because I couldn't reinstall 3.0 again because it needed 2.0, and I couldn't reinstall 2.0 because it wouldn't remove in the first place.

More proof that system restore creates more problems than getting rid of them.

With my recent malware/spyware incident, I have found my own solution to it.

I have solved this problem, and so now this topic can die peacefully. *tears in eyes*

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More proof that system restore creates more problems than getting rid of them.

No. It's proof that you should just use the uninstaller instead of blasting away files like that.

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