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Broken .exe file association


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#1 blocka

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Posted 29 June 2012 - 05:52 AM

Hi, i have been attempting to open some .exe files but keep on getting the message 'not a vaild win32 application'. A scan with Super Anti spyware shows the following - System Broken File Association HKCR\.exe. I am assuming that something is wrong with the .exe link. I have checked the list of defaults and noticed that the .exe default was missing. I have also tried some fixes which appear to attempt to change the registry, but these have not worked. Do i need to manually change some registry content ? If so , does anybody know what the amendments would be ? Thanks for any help . Blocka

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#2 narenxp

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Posted 29 June 2012 - 06:17 AM

Uninstall super antispyware>>It is known to cause issues with EXE file associations

Please download exeHelper to your desktop.

http://www.raktor.net/exeHelper/exeHelper.com

Double-click on exeHelper.com to run the fix.

A black window should pop up, press any key to close once the fix is completed.

Restart the PC and see if you can launch applications now

good luck




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