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Windows 7: Cannot Open exe files

21 Nov 2011   #1
aic31309

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Cannot Open exe files

I already tried using System Restore and Default File Type Associations Restore but it still doesn't open my programs? And yes, I am an administrator. I would appreciate any help.


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21 Nov 2011   #2
Tarka Dal

Stools
 
 

1st what program are you trying to open?
2nd we need system specs to understand what computer your on.
3rd Try and give a clearer picture of what your trying to say.
Then we can help.
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21 Nov 2011   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10130
 
 

Hello aic, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Are you sure that it's not shortcuts (LNK file extensions) that are not opening for you instead of EXE files?
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