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Windows 7: Cannot start x86 Programs from exe files

06 Nov 2011   #11
MaxB

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hi,

None of the above solutions worked for me...I've actually taken to hibernating my computer rather shutting down as the issue only occurred occasionally for me. If you find a good solution, I'd love to hear about it though.


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21 Nov 2011   #12
overload

Windows 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 

Hi,

problem solved. I had to reinstall windows and everything worked fine, until i installed "Avira Free Antivirus". After that i wasn't able to run any x86 programs.
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21 Nov 2011   #13
MaxB

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Interesting, I've never had Avira Free Antivirus installed on my system (and never uninstalled a different AV) but I can see how uninstalling a virus scan could mess with file associations...
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