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unable to install any programs/installation files


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#1 silbastian

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 06:53 AM

Hey guys, topic says it pretty much... every time i try to install any installation file(.exe), my windows seems to exit explorer.exe in task mananger and re-open it... ived also noticed im not able to open some programs such as VLC player etc,

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 07:04 AM

updated MBAM and did a quick scan...

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Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.39
Database version: 2486
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

23/07/2009 10:02:53 PM
mbam-log-2009-07-23 (22-02-53).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 83259
Time elapsed: 4 minute(s), 2 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

#3 silbastian

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 09:10 AM

also did a full scan if that helps,

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Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.39
Database version: 2486
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

24/07/2009 12:09:13 AM
mbam-log-2009-07-24 (00-09-13).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|E:\|)
Objects scanned: 183464
Time elapsed: 33 minute(s), 15 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 08:48 PM

Hi, it might not be malware - just explorer.exe problem. Check out this post - it explains how to fix explorer.exe errors pretty well.

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 08:08 AM

thanks for the reply... i tried doing the first method though i could not find anything called iexplorer/explorer.exe in those destinations. i then tried to install that "shellexview" but as i have the problem, i cant install any .exe/installation files, damm!

anyone else have anything on this?

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 11:35 AM

I would run a diagnostic on the hard drive, using the appropriate diagnostic tool.

Hard Drive Installation and Diagnostic Tools - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/28744/hard-drive-installation-and-diagnostic-tools/

Louis




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