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My computer won't run EXE files....HELP

By xtrema ·
My computer will not open or run .exe files. I believe I have some type of malware that is causing this. My norton is not picking up the problem. I have tried to download various types of registry cleaners and open them in safe mode and it still won't open them. When I go to open a program it gives me the prompt to "select the program to open the file". If anyone has any help I would greatly appreciate it.

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Well knowing what your OS is to begin with would help no end

by OH Smeg In reply to My computer won't run EXE ...

But you could try the Trinity Rescue Kit to scan and clean your computer.

http://trinityhome.org/Home/index.php?front_id=12&wpid=5

Though you will need a working computer to burn it to a CD.

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OS

by xtrema In reply to Well knowing what your OS ...

I am running windows vista

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restore it

by BizIntelligence In reply to OS

to back date when it was working fine...if it is not possible (as exe not working) then follow following link

http://www.winhelponline.com/articles/105/1/File-association-fixes-for-Windows-Vista.html

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Fixed!!! Thank you!!

by xtrema In reply to restore it

Got it fixed. I used the link the posted above. Thanks a bunch.

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hellp

by ChelseaJordon In reply to restore it

Hi there
i am having the same problem as this other person did.
but i am running windows 7. can you please help? if possible

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Windows 7 File Association Fixes

by OH Smeg In reply to hellp

http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/file-asso-fixes-for-windows-7/

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