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Windows 7: Permissions issue on administrative account with some exe files

23 Jul 2013   #1
WRIGS

Windows 7
 
 
Permissions issue on administrative account with some exe files

Hi,

I'm a complete computer illiterate so please forgive my ignorance. I had a fault with my browser Firefox saying it was running but not responding and had to be closed or rebooted before opening however it wasn't in the task manager list. The reboot didnt rectify the problem. I 'end process'ed a couple of files on the start manager thinking they were it but it in the end in frustration just deleted Firefox and am using a different browser. However the problem is now when I try to open some .exe files I am being told I do not have permission or the drive is locked and to reboot in an administrator account to gain access but I am on the administrator account. "Run as administrator" has no effect. I tried going to regedit, modifying the default to "%1" %* on some files as I found that on a different thread but this didnt work. I then tried a system restore and it said restore unsuccessful. Have I closed something accidently or changed a setting somewhere that's upset my permissions? Please help!!!


Thanks in advance!


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23 Jul 2013   #2
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Hi WRIGS, Welcome to Sevenforums.
try this link and see if this helps.
Default File Type Associations - Restore

If the above link helps, then its perfect. If not, check your PC for malwares. Scan the PC for viruses.

keep us posted.
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