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All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Helpful +2 Report aleee <3 Apr 11, 2010 at 04:00 PM thank youuu sooo much ! (: Helpful +2 Report Mark Apr 14, 2010 at 10:37 AM I don't know how Say ok and now everyhting will work. Using, MyComputer, Explore and double clicking on the icon, resulted in first Window's Open File Security Warning dialog box appearing, the name is correct, it says its an application and the http://liveterrain.com/windows-xp/xp-won-t-recognize-exfat-external-hd.php

Thanks for posting the link dougknox! Report Bangel- Feb 23, 2010 at 08:04 AM Thank you for the DougKnox!!! If you kill the Firefox process, The malicious PC Guard dies right away. It was so easy too!

Exe Files Not Opening Windows Xp

Then redownload.If it runs everywhere, except on your PC, it's a problem with your PC. Everything works perfectly. Subscribe to our newsletter Sign Up Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net Unable to open any programs in Windows XP - page 2 {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, Please help.

worked for me many many thank you Report Thanks- Apr 19, 2011 at 04:44 PM Just wanted to add this worked perfectly. What should I do? Or, you can use cut and paste from this page. Can't Run Exe Files Windows 7 I get a dialog box that says "Windows cannot open this file: FILEname.exe To open file Windows needs to know what create it.." This only happens with some .exe files.

Report XA21- Mar 26, 2010 at 11:33 PM wow that was easy and I was about to give up and resotore my computer Report @dell- Mar 31, 2010 at 07:33 PM It is OK. even though I got the error, I guess its working. So I followed your instructions to open my files, but now they won't open at all.

Press F5 while booting which takes you to choose "Safe mode". Xp Exe Fix Report gar- Mar 13, 2010 at 06:26 PM Thanks EMI, you saved my computer, Windows XP, my excel, power point, games, etc. f) OK, that didn't work. After the restore, stupid malware was gone but none of programs were running anymore.

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View all 49 comments Report Abhi- Mar 29, 2009 at 12:29 PM I did the same but its still now working. his comment is here When I right click, then give open with It opens. Transkription Det gick inte att läsa in den interaktiva transkriberingen. In the dialog, uncheck "Protect...". Exe Fixer Tool For Windows Xp

file??.So I looked on google and found this site lucky for me I see Emi's help www.dougknox.com I downloaded File Association fixes for exe. As above, make a new association, name it LNK and in the association box select Shortcut. If you notice you will find that it is responding after a long wait. this contact form Help!

Note! Exe Files Not Opening Windows 10 But dont fall for the scam of purchasing XP 2010 Malware ifso call your credit card company and get them to freeze all payments because of SCAM! Thanks for your help.

Report samrat- Mar 15, 2010 at 09:32 PM hii i'm samrat I too hava the same prbm...plz help mee...

Kategori Instruktioner och stil Licens Standardlicens för YouTube Visa mer Visa mindre Läser in ... also I cannot open any of my programs in my start menu they all say windows cannot open this file....so therefore I cannot even do a system restore. Step 3: Merge the REG File Assuming you got the Registry Editor to work using one of the techniques above, you now need to merge the REG file into the registry. .exe Files Not Opening In Windows Xp Sp2 While not shown on the picture above there should be a "Restore" button you can click.

Into this window type "notepad" and press return. Report RR- Oct 26, 2009 at 03:01 AM thanx a lot... FYI - the doug knox Windows XP fix also works for Vista. http://liveterrain.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-missing-files-during-install.php Windows XP will not run ANY setup.exe program Started by Oechsli , Jul 11 2011 01:56 PM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 16 replies

You will likely have to say OK to a number of different things (the user access control and the registry editor for certain) but afterward (and a restart to be certain) I have XP as the OS. Report Tom- Jan 31, 2010 at 03:14 PM Thank you soo much, it totaly worked fast and easy. I have tried Norton, mcafee, kaspersy, avast, avgfree, and many others.

Report Pamalu- Apr 16, 2011 at 02:46 PM Thank you soooo much. thanks again Report JAD› Lynn - May 8, 2010 at 08:51 AM Thanks I was plagued by same issue. Do the same with your spyware protection. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

In the beginning there was the command line. Helpful +5 Report jai Mar 5, 2010 at 08:46 AM You are life saver. If the Vista EXE association is damaged the location in the registry most likely changed is in this key... [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.exe] The "OpenWithList" and "UserChoice" subkeys probably have some program listed as You may even find all icons are huge than your settings.

Any advice how to resolve my problems? This is all fixed in the registry. Your instructions were simple to follow and quick. it doesn't solve it, when I look again after clicking the icon, the protect is checked again!

For some rea Please help!! I also get the message "Windows cannot open this file"(needs to know what created program) when I try to open anything, including system restore, msconfig, regedit, etc.Any ideas? If not, you wont be able to install software. Försök igen senare.

Publicerades den 29 juli 2013This tutorial will show you how to restore the exe file association in Windows 7.Don't forget to check out our site http://howtech.tv/ for more free how-to videos!http://youtube.com/ithowtovids I use Windows XP Professional. thank you thank you thank you very much Helpful +4 Report sonybizpro Jan 13, 2010 at 07:23 AM Couldn't Ask for more. In the "Encoding" drop down box select "Unicode" and then save the file -- here we are saving it in a new folder one down from the root of the C