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#1 mike b

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Posted 13 October 2007 - 03:10 PM

How do I restore all my file map settings to its original state?

My system doesn't seem to recognize certain file extentions.

After I uninstalled MacDrive from my system I have been unable to use .exe file types, among others, if they are located on a cd/dvd (crucial files such as installations). I have since reinstalled MacDrive and it did not fix the problem either.

What i find truely strange is that it is only on cds/dvds that it will not recognize file types.

I've been trying to figure out how to fix this problem for days and I would truely appreciate it if anyone could help me figure out what exactly is wrong with my system and how it can be resolved.

Like I said I think it is the file map settings, but I'm not 100% on this, so if I'm wrong and it's something else please let me know what it could be and how it can be resolved.

Thanks in advance to anyone who attemps to help me fix this problem.
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Posted 14 October 2007 - 12:28 PM

Does anybody have an idea of what the problem is and how it can be resolved?

Please?!?

I'm going crazy! I have software to install on my system and can't!
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Posted 14 October 2007 - 12:58 PM

I forgot to mention that I'm using Windows XP sp2
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Posted 15 October 2007 - 01:00 AM

You could try the fix given in this Microsoft article:

You receive an error message when you try to start a program that has an .exe file name extension
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Posted 17 October 2007 - 02:51 PM

It recognizes .exe files if they are located on my HDs...

But not on CDs/DVDs

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Edited by mike b, 17 October 2007 - 02:51 PM.

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Posted 22 October 2007 - 12:42 PM

On further investigation, I have discovered this problem only occurs with hybrid CDs/DVDs (Disks created to be readable by both PCs and Macs), which I have used to install a number of different programs in the past. Like I said I first recognized this issue after I uninstalled MacDrive v7, which I have since reinstalled with hopes of resolving the problem, which it didn't.

Does anybody have ANY ideas as to what exactly the issue is and how it can be resolved?

ANY help would be much appreciated.
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