I have a PC Windows 2000, SP4,
When you try to open a file with extension (exe) the system answer with: "Unrecognized version and can not be read", "syntax error", "file error".
No one aplication of control panel could open, and the most serious problem is that the antivirus doesn´t run.
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Re: The files with extensions *.exe don´t run.
For one I would upgrade to Win XP at the very least, maybe even to windows 7. Win2k has been retired for a while now and you will have inc4reasingly more problems with not being able to see things on the web as your 6.0 browser is outdated and retired as well. There are no IE browsers that will work with Win 2k and your will need to do a re-install of your OS because it sounds like you have a virus or a multiple infection of viruses
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I'm sorry to tell you that .exe is not supported by your phone try to download file with a .sis or .jar file extension they are the application file extension supported by your phone. Hope it will help you.
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 SolutionThis 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
Go to the link below and download the EXE File Association Fix. (I know it says win XP but it works fine in Vista and Windows 7 as well). Unzip that file and run it. You should be all set after that.
to unhide file extensions to see what you have in XP open my computer (or windows explorer) Tools/Folder Options/View ...change 'Do not show hidden files and folders' to 'Show hidden files and folders' uncheck 'Hide extensions for known file types' if you wish you can uncheck 'Hide protected operating system files'
to unhide file extensions to see what you have in Vista open my computer (or windows explorer) Organize/Folder And Search Options/View ...change 'Do not show hidden files and folders' to 'Show hidden files and folders' uncheck 'Hide extensions for known file types' if you wish you can uncheck 'Hide protected operating system files'
I too had the same prob... But got rid of it with the help of help 2 design site.. Go through this.. A new malware virus MediaControl.exe found in some parts of central asia late this month. It changes the extension of all the media files like AVI (.avi), Music (mp3, …) to .jpg. This just canges the file extension. Not the file format. To play the media file, you need to re-change the file extension to the previous type, or open the file using the media player. Malware name is MediaControl.exe. It
internally creates a folder by name ”mcont” in AppData of OS drive.
AutoRun inside mcont also puts the MediaControl.exe to the winwos start
up of msconfig. How To Remove MediaControl.exe?: 1. Kill the process MediaControl.exe is running. How?:
Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open the windows taskmanager. Click on the Processes tab Search the MediaControl.exe, Click on End Process button at Bottom right. 2. Remove MediaControl link from Windows Start up How?: Click on Windows Start Button, and on the Run option at the right side of the window, Type msconfig on the form opened at left bottom. This will open the System Configuration Utility . Click on Start Up tab. Search for MediaControl, Untick the link. Click Apply -> OK, Click on Exit Without Restart on the dialog opened. 3. Remove the AutoRun from Computer: How?: Option 1: Using Command prompt inputs. Click on Windows Start Button, and on the Run option at the right side of the window, Type cmd, to open the command prompt window. Type the following command lines one by one. cd C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup attrib -s -h -r /S /D * del * y cd C:\WINDOWS\system32\mcont\AutoRun attrib -s -h -r /S /D * del * y exit Option 2 Using Safemode booting. Restart the Machine. Click F8 on Booting, this wil open the machine in safe mode for you. Browse for the folder mcont inside C:\Windows\System32\ Delete the folder mcont. Restart the computer in the normal mode. Thats All. Once
you remove the mallware, your computer is free of mallware but, you are
left with thousands of your media files changed its exentsion to .jpg.
It is not an easy job to change the file extension one by one. You can
use an Auto-Renamer programs. We recomond you the AndRenamer program. You can download it here: [ftp://ftp2.antp.be/antp/software/antrenamer2_install.exe]
Its the W32/Rungbu-A virus, it infects Microsoft Word DOC files by
copying itself to the same filename but with an .SCR extension,
appending the DOC file to the SCR copy, and then hiding the original
The W32/Rungbu-A then sets the computer not to show
hidden files (in order to hide the DOC file), to give SCR files a Word
icon (so the SCR file looks like a Word file), and to hide file
extensions (so the SCR file just displays the filename, not the SCR
extension). When the SCR file is run, the Word document is displayed as
To recover your .DOC files just follow these steps:
You have to delete all files detected as W32/Rungbu-A.
Set the following registry entries in order to show extensions and hidden files:
You must change the attributes of the original .DOC files to stop them being hidden.
My answer to your second question, is in November of 2007 the .SCR file extension started to be used to transmit
a Trojan. As a script or a screen saver this file can execute other
files which carry the Trojan. The SCR file may be embedded within a ZIP
file which could also contain a file with a double extension. Many Windows screen savers come with a .SCR extension by default.
Usually these will be found in the Windows main directory. Use caution
if you receive a screen saver file via E-mail. These files can contain
executable code and can be worms or viruses. Note: This file type can
become infected and should be carefully scanned if someone sends you a
file with this extension.