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You really did hit the nail on the head when it came to the .exe associations. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Which Operating System? Rest of the activities are clearly specified, go on with the instructions. That made the system boot up much faster, but it has not been found or deleted by any other program that I know of. http://blacklex.com/windows-xp/unable-to-open-any-programs-in-windows-xp.html

file??.So I looked on google and found this site lucky for me I see Emi's help www.dougknox.com I downloaded File Association fixes for exe. Any help will be most welcome. Malware got in and I had to reboot/F8 and run scan there. Subscribe to our newsletter Sign Up Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net Unable to open any programs in Windows XP - page 2 ERROR The requested URL

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If the programs you can't open are actually the program's exe file download the "EXE File Association Fix" at the link below. But I seem to be fixed now. Had to restart into safe mode (F8 key before the XP Logo displays), do a system restore to a couple weeks back. i can't open desktop icons and i can't open my documents.

Do the same with your spyware protection. Put it back to half speed and it works perfectly now! I downloaded and ran CW Shredder and it found one item. .exe Files Not Opening In Windows Xp Sp2 Jon jonathan10-05-2005, 12:24 AMleft out these three files.

I even used that website that lets you upload programs to check them with 50+ male-ware virus checkers. But the dougknox website fix worked great. I'll lose ALLLL my pictures, graphics, music, and etc. How to fix Double click is not working 1.

Another good one also at the same time is SpywareBlaster CLICK (http://www.majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=2859&file=12&evp=61b0e8ad41924a03c37615f4682b4cef) and also a2Squared trojan remover CLICK (http://www.emsisoft.com/en/) . Xp Exe Fix http://majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=7141&file=9&evp=18a37c9c3804bd022748a38eb328614e Reboot after running. dont get it saying 'Open with...' when you click on a file nor that rundll application not found, perfect fix. 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.

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  2. its not working for me Report Jas- Mar 16, 2010 at 05:09 PM Hi, don't worry sweet heart, I had the same problem.
  3. jonathan10-02-2005, 08:42 PMThank you for the ideas.

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Helpful +3 Report o2becca Apr 7, 2010 at 06:37 AM Awesome! Report qwer- Apr 9, 2010 at 11:43 PM Omg! Exe Files Not Opening Windows Xp Neither will the folders in Windows Explorer. Windows Xp Won't Run Exe Files What happens is that the association to open .exe files as application is lost, and this script reassociates it properly.

Restart Explorer.exe Press CTRL + ALT + DEL and click on Task Manager. http://blacklex.com/windows-xp/unable-to-open-any-windows-programs-xp.html i am unable to install exe programs Unable to open desktop icons on windows vista solved Hi, almost all the desktop icons have a white sheet with the mozilla fire fox Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Unable to open shortcuts on my desktop This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. If you notice you will find that it is responding after a long wait. Unable To Open Any Programs In Windows Xp

In Windows 7 and higher, you click on the Start task manager link at the bottom. Report Elenska- Apr 9, 2010 at 12:58 AM J Man, but especially DOUGH KNOX, I guess nobody can really say how much we THANK YOU for this fix. Seems have found a lot of things. http://blacklex.com/windows-xp/unable-to-open-any-applications-in-windows-xp.html Thanks!...

You can delete this file and then restart the computer to rebuild the cache and hopefully get all your icons and shortcuts back. Exe Fixer Tool For Windows Xp by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 12, 2012 9:14 AM PDT In reply to: It Worked Please download, install, update, then run BOTH of the free versions of the malware Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

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.

Report Dan- May 30, 2010 at 08:59 AM i did it but didnt work T.T Report THANKS***Emi***- Feb 3, 2010 at 04:18 PM i am using windows xp and got the Make sure these 3 are checked and then press "ok" to remove: Temporary Files Temporary Internet Files Recycle Bin Reboot into normal mode and post another log. Enjoy! Windows Xp Cannot Install Programs However, both mice can double-click and open the files in Safe Mode. (Aside from this, Internet Explorer will open and then instantly close.

Which of course Crockett was nice enough to me with last night. The mouse thing should be solved. It will give you warning that some of your applications may not be able to open/operate ... http://blacklex.com/windows-xp/unable-to-open-any-program-in-windows-xp.html Click (http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2001111912274039?OpenDocument&src=sec_doc_nam) Chappy10-07-2005, 02:37 PMWell done Jonathan!

I have found in all Windows based OS a great rule of thumb to follow is: when in doubt restart.Reply XPhiles says: June 16, 2011 at 3:01 pmI also tried to Check the desktop to see if you can click on the icons.If you can the next step is to start enabling each add-on that you want and repeat. If the double click problem should for some weird reason still be there then I will let you know. All fixed!

BIOS Date Changed Warning: Unexpected character in input: ‘\' (ASCII=92) WordPress 3.1.3 Fails to Update Halt On CRC Error SOLVED How to Linux Live CD Boot Compaq/HP Code Purple Error Solved They can't harm your computer. I will be sure that everything is closed. I try to download that fix thing from doug but I can't unzip it.

but, now does this mean I have a virus or something? I unchecked the box which says "Protect ... Rebuild Icon Cache Windows keeps an icon cache and if this file becomes corrupt for some reason, some or all of the shortcuts on your desktop may disappear. I had the same problem and now it's fixed.

Thank you very much! Thanks for all the help. I was playing a pc game (GTA IV EFLC) and once I quit the game, I noticed that all of my desktop Icons are disappeared, I tried Ctrl+Shift+Esc and in NewTask