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Windows 7: Can't Open Certain .EXE Files In Windows 7

07 Apr 2011   #21
JOHN47

win7 home premium-64bit-SP1-IE9RTM
 
 

@ kdar
Beside the advices from other members on this forum. I’ve searched and found the following site, maybe it will help solve your problem.
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Good luck


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07 Apr 2011   #22
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JOHN47 View Post
@ kdar
Beside the advices from other members on this forum. I’ve searched and found the following site, maybe it will help solve your problem.

Good luck
DO NOT CLICK ON THAT DIRECT DOWNLOAD !

If you want to try that software, then get it here;

PC Health Advisor - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com

Many sites which offer it are full of spyware and similar stuff.

Personally, I would advise you not to try it at all, these programs are largely useless, and many are dangerous.

Programs which "Fix" the registry are also to be avoided. It will not fix your installer problems.

If you read the reviews at the link I gave you above, then you will also see that the program is basically just an attempt to rip you off. Such programs are also known as "Scareware", they basically try to scare you into buying their useless products.

Some more info;

http://able2know.org/topic/142389-1

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...0043933AA4TfaZ

Regards....Mike Connor
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07 Apr 2011   #23
kdar

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

How do I reinstall those files (msihnd.dll, msiexec.exe & msi.dll) ?

System restore didn't work (I guess it wouldn't have.)
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07 Apr 2011   #24
kdar

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Note. I don't intend on buying any software to fix this.
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07 Apr 2011   #25
kdar

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Would following these steps reinstall those files? (Repair Install)
Problem is that I don't have the installation CD..
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07 Apr 2011   #26
JOHN47

win7 home premium-64bit-SP1-IE9RTM
 
 

To All
Sorry for posting the former site without reading the full responses in other sites.
Thanks Mike
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07 Apr 2011   #27
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kdar View Post
How do I reinstall those files (msihnd.dll, msiexec.exe & msi.dll) ?

System restore didn't work (I guess it wouldn't have.)

System restore will only work if you go back to a date before you had the problems.

If you have a good backup image you can also use that.

The only other alternative is a clean re-install.

Regards....Mike Connor
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Apr 2011   #28
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JOHN47 View Post
To All
Sorry for posting the former site without reading the full responses in other sites.
Thanks Mike
No problem. If you post things like that, then post a link to the download page of the site, and not a direct download link.

The site actually checked out "Clean" on VirusTotal;

VirusTotal - Free Online Virus, Malware and URL Scanner

But that does not mean the program is any good! The misleading descriptions and redirected links give it more the nature of a scam for the unwary.

Regards....Mike Connor
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07 Apr 2011   #29
kdar

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote:
The only other alternative is a clean re-install.
*groans* Are you serious?
I have to wipe everything out and reinstall?!

*sigh*
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07 Apr 2011   #30
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kdar View Post
Would following these steps reinstall those files? (Repair Install)
Problem is that I don't have the installation CD..
If you don't have a valid product code and an installation or repair disc, there is nothing you can do.

Regards....Mike Connor
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