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Windows 7: Cannot run any exe file, side-by-side configuration incorrect

04 Jul 2012   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Well I don't know how to do that.
Have you use any 3rd party Tune up programs or Registry cleaners? If it was my computer I would remove all anti virus if I could and do a Repair and Install.
Repair Install
Then if everything works as it should I would install MSE and update it and run a complete scan.

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04 Jul 2012   #12

Window 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Thank you for the suggestion. I think my problem is that exe file can't run, so a lot of third parties fixing tools are not useful. This is a pre-install OS, and I do not have the OS disc, therefore repairing OS is also not possible.

I did chkdsk, it found and fixed some bad sectors. I ran the Avira rescue boot disk, and scan no virus. Now the only thing can do is to replace the two files, but they are locked up with difference users that I cannot replace.

I guess I can conclude that this is not a recoverable failure, as I do not see any solution from similar issues from googling the web. My last resource could be to restore image from backup dvds.
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19 Jul 2012   #13

Window 7 Home Premium 64-bit

A closure to the recovery action, I managed to use Avira Recovery disk to start a Linux session, and successful replacing the two corrupted files in Window, however it does not fix the problem.

So with the last option, I recover the system with the image I created at time I got the laptop, so with a bit of extra effort in re-installing some software and driver, it is now in operation.

As a conclusion, this is an no-recoverable failure, possibly due to disk corruption.
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20 Jul 2012   #14
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

The two files locked up with two different users puzzles me. Just a note.
The security I use with no problems.
1. Malwarebytes

2. Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

3. Update Checker -
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