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it doesn't solve it, when I look again after clicking the icon, the protect is checked again! Had to restart into safe mode (F8 key before the XP Logo displays), do a system restore to a couple weeks back. Report vijay- Apr 8, 2010 at 11:49 PM Hi J Man. I have run MalawareBytes and it found no issues, I tried downloading exe fix no luck either.

would have saved me a lot of time and I think I am bold in 1 spot from scratching my head so much. Even stranger that it affects two, not one, or two but not all programs.So, what I would do now;1] Update and run your anti-virus scanner with a full scan. Your instructions were simple to follow and quick. For some reasons, that time it also messed up my EXE file extensions, I couldn't run anything. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-25384-unable-to-open-any-programs-in-windows-xp

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Right click on the saved REG file and select Merge from the options presented. IT WORKED!! :D Report karin- May 3, 2010 at 06:33 PM omg, thank you ~ :) Report libra- May 8, 2010 at 02:33 PM when I right click on Programs...I don't Sorry.

  1. Firewalls will conflict with each other as one attempts to allow internet access to some program or other and the other will refuse.
  2. Select a restore point before the problem started happening and once restored, you should be able to boot.
  3. When i click any shortcart softwair it's say choose ur programe !
  4. I went all the way back to March 6th! (system was fine until about June 9,2007 or so!).Every iteration of the restore followed by rebooting led to almost all of the
  5. It will remove all cookies, so any login details you have, eg CNET, will be deleted.
  6. Report squirrel- Apr 21, 2010 at 10:36 PM thank you, it works fine evrything now.
  7. Report Franks- Feb 28, 2010 at 11:38 AM WOW thanks soooo much Em your method worked and all my programs are working again by one click thanks alot saved me big
  8. So I stupid-idly did a reboot.

More resources See also Can't Launch Programs for 1-2 Minutes after Startup solved Bought a new GPU, plugged it in and monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc. Report bamboo- Apr 5, 2010 at 10:32 AM beautiful work my friend. Report Nik- Mar 1, 2010 at 08:26 AM Thanks Ami It saved my day during long weekend in India. .exe Files Not Opening In Windows Xp Sp2 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites This topic is now closed to further replies.

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: Doug Knox Xp Fixes Laadimine ... Cyber_Ninja 275 204 kuvamist 1:43 Easy File Associations Repair for Windows XP & Vista by Britec - Kestus: 6:17. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/408961/windows-xp-will-not-run-any-setupexe-program/ What I would do now.

Save the REG File to your hard disk. Exe Fixer Tool For Windows Xp MIND EXPLAINING A BIT? Võite seda eelistust all muuta. Other members who need assistance please start your own topic in a new thread.

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Services.msc Windows Installer START produces an error stating that Windows Installer cannot be run in safe mode. http://www.instructables.com/answers/Why-wont-my-computer-open-programs/ Not able to open any of the files. Exe Files Not Opening Windows Xp It will start in safe mode, but once it gets to the point in the process where it reboots the computer I get a message that the computer is unable to Unable To Open Any Programs In Windows Xp Note!

Sign up now. Update for Windows XP (KB967715).f. Scroll down to where .EXE would be in the alphabetical order and make certain .EXE is not there (if it is, then edit it there by changing the association to Application). Top geezer. Windows Xp Cannot Install Programs

If you kill the Firefox process, The malicious PC Guard dies right away. Report tretre32- Apr 4, 2010 at 02:20 PM Happy ,you have made me!!! Praise DougKnox Report Lost› Jas - Mar 18, 2010 at 10:52 PM The writers of XP Smart Security 2010 malware can rot in hell and owe me 5 hours of my Does this sound like any symptom anyone else has recovered from ?

Make no changes to the System Registry without having a complete backup of important files and only after setting a System Restore Point. Windows Xp Exe Fix The software or the "Kellys-korner" link you referred to is dead -- nothing is there. Report Thank you- Apr 7, 2010 at 02:15 AM I really thank everyone here and especially you.

I can't run two specific programs in Windows XP.

Why the reboot? peace out :) Report Nickin Fl- Feb 11, 2010 at 11:59 AM Dell that worked perfectly... Laadimine ... My Computer Will Not Open Any Programs Windows 7 Report Candy- Apr 6, 2010 at 10:23 AM yes you are the it!!!!!!!!

Then download, install, run and update Malwarebytes' Antimalware. However if it's Windows 8.1 or 10 you'll have to do it from your repair settings by holding shift and restarting your computer from the start menu and go on from but everytime I have to right click on particular program, go to Run as & uncheck "Protect...." is there any way that I dont need to change it? My system was totally broken and I feared I was facing a reformat of the hard-drive.

Please try again now or at a later time. Do the same with your spyware protection. It didn't fix the problem, I was still getting virus alert popups after that.I have not plugged in to the internet since this started, and the computer has been completely off Create an association in the Folder Options control panel Is it all file types or just executable ones?

A CCM membership gives you access to additional options. It was so easy too! but the programs are still not opening...please help.. Need help?

Also, what file types 'exactly' do you get the message: This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Report matthew- Feb 11, 2010 at 07:52 AM hello I have the same problem when I click on it the little loading timer comes up but once it gone nothing happens Press F5 while booting which takes you to choose "Safe mode". Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

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Yes, I made it! I opened task manager immediately and closed Firefox, which the software hijacks temporarily to make a fake anti-virus scan window.