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Unable to open a program

Attempting to open a program (WindowsXP
Home operating system) I get Error message: File Corrupt and that I should restart the program to invoke AutoFix. However, program will not "restart". This may be connected to my computer not shutting down when given the command to do so. It was suggested that the program I am trying to open may not have shut down previously and that program first needs to be cleared. If this is the case, how do I find this to clear it?

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Hi, you will have to install a new and original operating system. But before that, I will advise you to get an external hard disk to copy all your files, because it could involve you formating the system. After that, load an active anti virus, then tranfer your file back. That's it. You can mail me for any question. abbeyglobe at yahoo.com. Good luck.

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