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Executables not working ?

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#1 AlpineFresh


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Posted 14 June 2011 - 02:27 AM

Okay. So i got a virus called Vista Antivirus 2012 on my computer. I seemed to get rid of it. But I did some weird registry command. Now my executable files don't want to work. Everytime i select one it says "The file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Set Assosiations control panel." I don't know what that is or where to find it. Any help would be appreciated. Also i can start some .exe's up by right clicking and selecting "start." Which is new to me because I have never seen start before. It used to only be Open. Also this is the code i ran in .reg.

"Content Type"="application/x-msdownload"


EDIT: Way to confused. I went to the Set Associations page in the control panel and .exe wasn't even under there. I'm pretty sure i just deleted it.

Edited by AlpineFresh, 14 June 2011 - 02:50 AM.

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#2 ReviverSoft


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Posted 14 June 2011 - 07:21 AM

Do give the .EXE fixes from these links a try:



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