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cant run applications from folder

by readyred514 / August 1, 2010 9:47 AM PDT

when i try to run a application from a folder it tells me the app has encountered a problem and needs to close. if i cut and paste it outside to a folder it works fine. sometimes i have to paste it to my desktop. i dont know why i have this problem i also have problems with my videos not reporting the time in my media player but if i drag it to the media player it reports the time ? is this a folder problem for both or what can i do. i have done every thing i can find on the web to fix this and nothing works i have even reinstalled my windows to try to resolve the problem but that didnt work either. i have windows xp media center

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