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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. i got the ok to reinstall windows but the virus is preventing me from accessing the disk.anyone have any suggestions?thanks 9 answers Last reply Jan 15, 2014 Best Answer Jan 11, I have XP as the OS. Have you attempted to re-install them on this new install of XP Pro?Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - RE.: Tell Me That Again by CayennePepper Guy / December http://blacklex.com/windows-xp/unable-to-open-any-windows-programs-xp.html

In the Properties' Compatibility tab, I checked "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" and selected Windows 2000. Download the ZIP and open it. Like I said, the upgrade process was issue-free. A menu will appear with several options.

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May be a new variant.Please download RogueKiller© by Tigzy from one of the links below and save it to your desktop. What I would do now. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). I'm assuming that's because it is a exe file.

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  2. right click it again, and start the service....
  3. If anyone could help me on how to remove the virus/spyware I'd appreciate it a TON.
  4. When you are at your Windows desktop, please continue with the rest of the steps.4.This infection changes your Windows settings to use a proxy server that will not allow you to
  5. http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htmRun Malwarebytes scans on a regular basis to catch some of the stealth programs.
  6. i tried in safemode too.
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I even used that website that lets you upload programs to check them with 50+ male-ware virus checkers. peace out :) Report Nickin Fl- Feb 11, 2010 at 11:59 AM Dell that worked perfectly... Report EMI IS AWESOME- Mar 29, 2010 at 08:55 PM OMG OMG EMI I LOVE YOU!!!!! Exe Fixer Tool For Windows Xp I presume I ran into something while browsing the web that was very nasty.

Once regedit is open click File>Import and locate that reg file fix, hilite it and click Open.Note: If you can't access the Internet with the problem computer use another computer to fantastic Report Squid76- Mar 5, 2010 at 09:40 PM The dougknox fix worked for me. everything was fine yesterday I logged off and when I went to log on again all my desktop icons had the IE logo instead of the normal icon pics and when Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

THANK YOU GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS... Xp Exe Fix Is there anyway to fix this? After attempting, (and failing), to install either of these apps, if you head over to XP's Event Viewer, (Start > Run, type in eventvwr.msc and click OK), and look at the I then tried my exe's and Im working again.

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Report openwithproblem- Oct 30, 2009 at 06:18 PM same will. Report Nadine- Apr 8, 2010 at 11:04 PM This worked thank so much, that stupid malware had me going. Exe Files Not Opening Windows Xp I called them and bought it then they sent me an email with the info I needed.3. Windows Xp Won't Run Exe Files it took less than one minute to fix my problem.

AV: Norton Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {63DF5164-9100-186D-2187-8DC619EFD8BF} SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46} SP: Norton Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {D8BEB080-B73A-17E3-1B37-B6B462689202} FW: Norton Internet Security *Enabled* {5BE4D041-DB6F-1935-0AD8-24F3E73C9FC4} . ============== Running Processes =============== . http://blacklex.com/windows-xp/unable-to-open-any-program-in-windows-xp.html Report marisa› matthew - Apr 19, 2010 at 12:16 PM Thank You, you made my day... i dont really want to put her pc back to factory defaults but its looking more the likely option. Back to top #15 nasdaq nasdaq Malware Response Team 34,375 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Montreal, QC. .exe Files Not Opening In Windows Xp Sp2

I am having the exact same problems as you described.thanksGregg Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Having same problem XP not opening any programs by Tufenuf / May Select User Configuration 4. Both programs worked after changing the names of the programs and the compatibility mode. http://blacklex.com/windows-xp/unable-to-open-any-programs-in-windows-xp.html Since applying it, every time the malicious fake-virus check program pops up I kill Firefox and it dies without installing - there have been no EXE file extension problems since I

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 Windows Xp Cannot Install Programs Category Education License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading... Kelly for your good work and again, many thanks from me!

I have all my things saved to this hard-drive.

Thanks for the suggestion. GOD BLESS YOU! Started by perfectpawn909 , Jun 04 2009 10:59 AM This topic is locked 10 replies to this topic #1 perfectpawn909 perfectpawn909 Members 10 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:42 PM Posted 04 Exe (lnk And Regfile) Fix For Windows Xp Some examples of what I am seeing on my Win XP Home Edition service pack 2 system:-- applications do not launch or open anymore from the taskbar or from program tree

Working... Both of the applications are GENUINE, purchased versions. All rights reserved. http://blacklex.com/windows-xp/unable-to-open-applications-windows-xp.html Report LB- Mar 29, 2010 at 04:58 PM thank you , THANK YOU Report nature- Mar 29, 2010 at 05:23 PM THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!

would have saved me a lot of time and I think I am bold in 1 spot from scratching my head so much. IT WORKED!!!!! http://windows.microsoft.com/is-IS/windows-vista/Using-Last-Known-Good-Configuration Back to top #6 KevinZ KevinZ Topic Starter Members 20 posts OFFLINE Local time:06:42 PM Posted 18 January 2013 - 07:47 PM Nasdaq I still get the same thing. thanks.

Please try the request again. 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. After almost a month I was starting to give up, Thanks so much Emi. Any advice how to resolve my problems?

Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsSecurity and VirusViruses Solved Viruses won't let me open ANY programs Tags:VirusWindowsSpywareprogramremoveOpenexplorer mcjagger August 24, 2010 at 12:10:13 Specs: Windows 7 My computer was Report XA21- Mar 26, 2010 at 11:21 PM Yeah I have the same problem as thomster and I cant run most of my programs now Report soul- Mar 28, 2010 at once you go there goto Win XP Fixes Then download the EXE File Registry fix. Look here, for all the information, and how to do it.How to do a Windows XP repair installHopefully, that will fix the problem.Good luck!

A text file will open in your default text editor.Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.Click Close to exit the program. Which updates and what happens when you try?4] The programs that didn't work before. My computer stopped being able to run exe files on a single power user account - the other accounts were fine. Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefitsBecome a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook and Twitter Back to top #8 perfectpawn909 perfectpawn909 Topic Starter Members 10 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:42 PM Posted

Its OK. You are really great.