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Windows 7: Desktop shortcut icon tries to open install from another program

20 Sep 2013   #11
PThomasOK

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Desktop shortcut icon tries to open install from another program

I will check on their website but I think this is still a Windows type corruption problem since other software icons have caused this in the past. Thanks for your help, I appreciate it!


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25 Sep 2013   #12
PThomasOK

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Desktop shortcut icon tries to open install from another program

I tried the following on a hunch.

I put the CD install disc for the civil 3D program in and re-clicked the icon. It ran through what I would call and install and then quit. The software came up so I shut it down and re-opened it. It worked like a charm. Go figure. The simplest thing fixed it.
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25 Sep 2013   #13
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

That's good, well done, thanks for the feedback
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