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The malware was successfully removed using SuperAntiSpyware, but the registry change was already done. When I click on any shortcut on the desktop nothing happens. No, just adding photos. This was the first time that particular maleware bs actually messed with my exe file extensions and stuff.

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For example to open>> regedit: Go to My Computer and navigate here>> C:\WINDOWS\regedit>> ----------------------------------------------------->> >>>.> Can't find your answer ? thanks again Report JAD› Lynn - May 8, 2010 at 08:51 AM Thanks I was plagued by same issue. Thank you!

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Report Diego- Mar 14, 2010 at 01:11 PM Dougknox worked perfectly for me. Exe Fixer Tool For Windows Xp For example to open> regedit: Go to My Computer and navigate here> C:\WINDOWS\regedit> -----------------------------------------------------> GeneSep 22, 2004, 8:50 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)Thanks for the help. by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 5, 2010 3:50 AM PST In reply to: It worked! Staff Online Now etaf Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links

Spot on. Unable To Open Any Programs In Windows Xp I think that is what I would do. files have lost there icons and when i open them I dialog bar appear name Open With. The association is...

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If not...I would consider the hard drive suspect. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/99075-45-open-files restart in safe mode. Windows Xp Won't Run Exe Files Report gar- Mar 13, 2010 at 06:26 PM Thanks EMI, you saved my computer, Windows XP, my excel, power point, games, etc. Exe File Not Opening In Windows 7 Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. http://upxpress.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-pro-unable-to-open-any-programs.php http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm "The files listed here are all ZIP files, which contain a REG (Registry) file. This is the web site: http://www.malwarebytes.org/Run a complete scan with that in safe mode. Windows and Linux Tutorials from Howtech 408,830 views 1:44 Can't Open executable Programs Virus fix - Duration: 1:58. .exe Files Not Opening In Windows Xp Sp2

it took less than one minute to fix my problem. Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 Users The following solution uses a file association fix for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users. After discovering the virus was still on the main user this morning, I went to the "Security" user and updated my AVG. have a peek here Machine just wasn't performing correctly, so I rebuilt it - reformatted hard drive, reinstalled WinXPpro 32-bit and all programs.

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Note that my file association problem was most likely caused by a registry change when the PC became infected with the Fake Windows XP Security malware.

This utility fixes the exefile association in the registry automatically. Report Paritosh- Feb 25, 2010 at 10:06 PM Thanks a ton man!!! bah7505 109,558 views 6:07 How to Run an EXE file if Windows Can't Run it (Windows EXE Fix) - Duration: 1:44. Windows Xp Cannot Install Programs even though I got the error, I guess its working.

Check Exe, and click Restore. I had the same problem. Helpful +2 Report this worked for me Feb 9, 2010 at 09:04 PM This just worked for me. Check This Out Once regedit is open click File>Import and locate that reg file fix, hilite it and click Open.

This document, titled "Unable To Run Executable Files (.exe) on Windows," is available under the Creative Commons license. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Remind me later Review A privacy reminder from YouTube, a Google company Skip navigation GBSign inSearch Loading... No improvement I do note that if I attempt to run a SETUP.exe in safe mode, the setup application at least begins to run, but then shuts down with an error: Remove everything it finds, its one of the better programs.

I use many virus protect programs, and none of them seem able to catch this damn thing in the act. 3) Why is it that when the PC Guard hacks my If this doesnt come up and there is a restore button on your folder options dialogue window click that and all should be ok. Report snayp- Mar 9, 2010 at 12:14 PM Thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks!!!!!!