There is a lot of missing information in your post so all I can offer is the words you can try at google. I don't know if they apply here.
Google this -> DOUG KNOX EXE ASSOCIATION
Trying to install an app from a disk, the setup.exe file came up with a broken icon. The file did not execute (nothing happens) but some warning beep sounds every few minutes. Tried the disk on another computer and it works normally. I have XP on an HP Pavillion.