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It will remove all cookies, so any login details you have, eg CNET, will be deleted. I tried to use their HouseCall, but it wouldn't install.Overall, I don't think this is a trojan or bot problem, although I could be wrong. Give your file a name with a .reg extension, and select All Files as your file type. Report what- Apr 7, 2010 at 06:06 PM i have a problem I go to start >all programs and almost all folders say empty I cant go on paint and other Check This Out

WinZip, WinRAR, whatever you may happen to use)Apply/OkNote: you can go through that list and change the file assciation properties for each file, but using the 'fixes' is faster and easier. Report Jen Harris› Lynn - Apr 26, 2010 at 08:21 AM this WORKED.........thank you. 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. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

Exe Files Not Opening Windows Xp

Also, when I type CMD into the Run box, the system says it doesnt recognize CMD and prompts for a web service or select a program to run it...Is there any itself.I'm talking about this kind of error: "Windows cannot find PROGRAM.EXE.This program is needed for opening files of type 'Application.'"What to do?Fire up your Registry editor;navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ After almost a month I was starting to give up, Thanks so much Emi. Security Update for Windows XP (KB973904).h.

Fun the check. Here's the one for XP. http://www.dougknox.com/xp/fileassoc/xp_exe_fix.zip View all 17 comments Report Amy- Mar 30, 2010 at 10:45 AM Thanks!! .exe Files Not Opening In Windows Xp Sp2 I can unzip the downloaded file, but when I try to run it I get the same file association error message as everything else. 0 #12 Besttechie Posted 07 February 2005

Report cyberslasher- Apr 27, 2010 at 05:08 PM THANK U SOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!! The one exception was that the "system tray" area of the taskbar was restored with the original 4 or 5 icons. Register now Not a member yet? Extract its contents onto your desktop.

Also delete C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Usrclass.dat. Doug Knox Xp Fixes B Edited by Besttechie, 06 February 2005 - 09:15 PM. 0 #9 Besttechie Posted 06 February 2005 - 09:49 PM Besttechie Visiting Staff Member 386 posts Hi,Ok, lets try this.http://www.dougknox..../xp_exe_fix.zipDownload it, There are no other dialogue boxes and no other error messages of any kind.When Windows XP is closing down w/ a hard boot, it tries to install the updates but cycles Voila!

Windows Xp Won't Run Exe Files

If you cant open your virus protection then try right clicking on the virus link or exe or even a txt file and select open with on the menu. I click on the yellow shield icon that appears in the Windows system tray and the dialogue box entitled "Automatic Updates" appears. Exe Files Not Opening Windows Xp Thanks a lot Emi ^.^ Report raj- Mar 15, 2010 at 09:37 AM Was infected with some XP AV virus. Exe Fixer Tool For Windows Xp Report Gilly- Feb 12, 2010 at 09:42 PM Holy Shit!!!

I cant use my virus software or anything and ive tried downloading stuff to fix it but I can download but cannot actually save it to run it so im at http://mixtecadigital.com/windows-xp/unable-to-run-windows-update-in-windows-xp.html Yet nothing else seems to be able to start in this manner. dont get it saying 'Open with...' when you click on a file nor that rundll application not found, perfect fix. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Programs will not open in Windows XP The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Unable To Open Any Programs In Windows Xp

If not the open your browser - you can do this the same as opening yout virus software (right click a text file) click this link http://filext.com/WinXP_EXE_Fix.reg and save file to Look at all of Firefox's Add-ons, (Tools > Add-ons), and see if there are any there you didn't know about and/or don't need.You could try a speciality cookie remover like the PS: I attemted to try commandline install via msiexec to see if I could get a verbose log to provide assistance, but I don't seem to have enough knowledge of the this contact form So I followed your instructions to open my files, but now they won't open at all.

Is it possible to have 3 real numbers that have both their sum and product equal to 1? Windows Xp Cannot Install Programs Any other ideas? 0 #8 Besttechie Posted 06 February 2005 - 09:12 PM Besttechie Visiting Staff Member 386 posts Can you please post the exact word for word error message you The malware was successfully removed using SuperAntiSpyware, but the registry change was already done.

file it asked me what program to open the exe.

it doesn't solve it, when I look again after clicking the icon, the protect is checked again! Head to your Control Panel and click Folder Options. It seems that my file types are messed up. Software Not Installing In Windows Xp Control Panel - Almost all control panel icons result in the above error message. (The one exception is the Folder Options Icon which I can open and have of course used

Please try again now or at a later time. You need to right click your program or link and choose "Run as". If you kill the Firefox process, The malicious PC Guard dies right away. http://mixtecadigital.com/windows-xp/unable-to-run-windows-update-windows-2000.html files and now all is working as it was ;)) Report thanks- Feb 16, 2010 at 06:58 PM OMFG that is exactly what happened to me!