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Need Help *URGENTLY*

by menu_1 / July 13, 2005 6:30 PM PDT

HI i am running windows xp pro sp2. The

problem is that 'exe' files won't execute

any more, instead they are opening with

notepad. Because of this i am not

rebooting my PC. I don't have any malware

on my machine. How do i fix this


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Computer Help
by phantazy / July 13, 2005 6:39 PM PDT
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by menu_1 / July 13, 2005 7:20 PM PDT
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Thanks for the link Paul everything's ok now. Well i sure had an advantage with the wrong file association, it would have stop viruses and other junk from executing lol Grin

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Opening exe. with Notepad...
by Papa Echo / July 13, 2005 8:13 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanx

Actually, that is a ''recommand'' security measure, so that exe files are not opened accidentally. Firstly, scan the exe file with an AV then open via ''open with...''.

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RE:opening exe. with Notepad...
by menu_1 / July 16, 2005 8:07 PM PDT

What should you open it with?

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