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Unable to run executable files (. Exe) on windows platform

It may happen that only executable files aren’t eager open properly: either you have the dialog box "Open With", it opens with notepad or another program.
This problem may be due to a error made on your PC. If this is not the case, then it is necessarily a virus, follow this tip to disinfect your PC.
To correct the problem, follow these steps:
First Solution This solution is valid for XP and 2000 versions.

  • Go to Control Panel and then Folder Options.
  • Select the File Type tab and then click New
  • Type in EXE file extension and click OK
  • The EXE extension is automatically selected, then click Restore
  • Close the dialog box

Second solution This solution works for all versions of Windows
  • Click on Start> All Programs> Accessories> Notepad
  • Select the text below> copy and paste it into Notepad

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile]
"EditFlags"=hex:d8,07,00,00
@="Application"


[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell]
@=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open]
@=""

"EditFlags"=hex:00,00,00,00


[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command]
@="\"%1\" %*"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shellex]


[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers]


[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers\{86F19A00-42A0-1069-A2E9-08002B30¬309D}]

@=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\DefaultIcon]
@="%1"

  • Then click on File> Save As ...
  • Select All files Type
  • Give a name for the file and add the. Reg
  • Click on Save
  • Close the notebook and then right-click the file. REG> Merge
  • Click YES and OK

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