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Windows 7: "_ _ _ _ _ has stopped working"

11 Apr 2015   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
"_ _ _ _ _ has stopped working"

Every time I try to open the program(s) now it would immediately pop up telling me that it 'has stopped working'.
I'm not exactly too sure why this is happening seeing as it used to work before I had re-installed my windows OS.
You would think it would be that right? Well apparently everything else works fine other than a few odd programs here and there (I know that two don't work so far).
I would have my OS on my SSD, but then (mostly) everything else program-wise I will install onto another drive. (HDD)
Just thought I'd mention that, so any ideas why this is happening? Everything seems to be in order other than the two programs (so far) that just don't work.
I tried re-installing the program(s), nothing.
Below is one of the programs that had stopped working...

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Apr 2015   #2
Microsoft MVP


I would read carefully over the perfect install compiled in Clean Reinstall Windows 7 to compare it with the one you did. If it doesn't measure up, I'd redo it. Over 1.3 milllion have used that tutorial without a single complaint.

I would also not install Programs to any other than C since they write keys to the registry which integrate them into the OS and should remain a part of it and its image. Programs also benefit from SSD speed so moving them off is counterproductive. User folders can be moved instead to save space if needed. User Folders - Change Default Location

If this isn't the present problem then have you installed all Important and Optional Updates after Enable hardware auto-updating via Windows Update (Steps 3 and 6)? There may be important patches needed to make all programs and hardware work correctly.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2015   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

But that's just it, everything was working fine before regardless whether or not the programs were installed within C drive, probably as you said about the registrys disappearing after I clean-installed my OS...
But shouldn't re-installing my programs fix that?
I'll be sure to check out that post.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 Apr 2015   #4

Windows 10 Pro x64

You re installed the programs, and they still don`t work ?

That`s really odd
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2015   #5
Microsoft MVP


Some of the more dodgy video converter programs can carry malware with their downloads.

Do the full scans after downloading and installing declining trial, with Malwarebytes and also SUPERAntiSpyware, then run SFC /SCANNOW Command.

Check each browsers' Add-On's and Extensions to disable anything other than Flash, a Reader helper and any Search service other than Google.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2015   #6

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM19.2 MATE, W10 Home 1703, W10 Pro 1703 VM, #All 64 bit

It can happen.

After my reinstall of W7 last December, GIMP has developed a couple of glitches.
I tried the previous version (2.8.10) which worked correctly on my previous install and the latest version (2.8.14).

I'm starting to think that the order programs are installed in, can actually determine whether or not they work correctly.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2015   #7
Microsoft MVP


Some also require Net Frameworks or other patches from Windows Update, even those strangely queued under Optional.
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