Can't open new .exe

brocher

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I am having problems opening any new .exe files. I have installed a few programs to try and can't open any of them. Some of them open the intro page then just shutdown again. Any idea whats happening. I have virus checked but no virus.
 

brocher

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even a small program won't open. I am trying to open dvd2one, clone dvd and the likes but nothing.
 

brocher

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No error message at all just some programs give you the splash screen and then close and some just the eggtimer for a split second then nothing. I can send you a small file that wont open on my pc if you want to try it.
 

TheBlueRaja

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Hmmm, no thanks, cant say i wanna try anyting thats a .exe from an "untrusted" source.

What OS are you running, if its XP, have a look in the Event Log and see if you have any errors reported.
 

brocher

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XP and nothing in the event log either, i have up to date NAV so it "COULDN'T" be a virus ,COULD IT?
 
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check the Start In of the properties of a shortcut that isnt working... if the Start In is wrong that would explain it and yes you might have a virus.

and check the Target also....
 

brocher

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None of these exe are a shortcut.I have tried NAV, housecall and in the middle of panda, but no virus to date.
 
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PseudoKiller

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hmmm ... I was expecting to see 0kb... no matter. Do you get any errors?? What program is having the problems?? and what OS are you running??
 

brocher

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DVD2ONE
instant copy (installer file)
various sond convertor progs
 
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PseudoKiller

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and the operating system you are using (Win 98 / Me / 2000 / XP) and do you get any errors when you double click on them??

Also check Task Manager to see if any of them show up.
 

brocher

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XP PRO.
No errors reported
Watching task manager as i try to open them and it comes on as a process but then just shuts it down as soon as it appears.
 
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PseudoKiller

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sounds FUBAR... I am out of ideas. Something messed it all up then. I think its a virus or something similar.
 

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