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Windows 7: why can't i open .bat files?

02 Jun 2016   #11

64 bit

this is what happens when i drag it to notepad

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02 Jun 2016   #12

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

This is a long shot, you might check the anti-virus and/or anti-malware quarantine pots 'cause for some reason, such sometimes, not often, will "scan and catch" contents and move 'em into quarantine. Not likely here, but, it can't hurt to check the pots.
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05 Jun 2016   #13

64 bit

how do i check the quarantine pots on avast?
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05 Jun 2016   #14

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shytherobot View Post
how do i check the quarantine pots on avast?
The easiest way i know of is to right click on the Avast Notification Area icon,
and then left click on Virus Chest
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05 Jun 2016   #15

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Save the batch file that is attached to this post to your desktop.
(The batch file just contains the pause command.)

If the file shows on your desktop...
...then AVAST left it alone during the download scan.

Double click on the batch file...
...let us know what happens.

If the batch still on your desktop...
...then AVAST left it alone during the open file process.

Right click on the batch file... Edit from the context menu
...let us know what happens.

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