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Gallax
24-07-2011, 01:28 PM
When i click on a program like run, and press cmd. it says that cmd.exe isnt found.

when i click on another shortcut to a file. it opens a screen that asks me what i want to open it with. and gives me the option on iexplorer or mozilla

Speedy Gonzales
24-07-2011, 01:35 PM
Is this to do with your other post??

http://pressf1.co.nz/showthread.php?t=119451

You should have added this to that, if it is. Sounds like something has stuffed up the file associations

See if this fixes something

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950505

Thats if it'll run

What if you go to command prompt in the menu, does it open??

lakewoodlady
24-07-2011, 01:36 PM
You got Vista? Open All Programs/Accessories/Command prompt and type what you want there.

LL

Gallax
24-07-2011, 01:39 PM
i do have vista. and it opens as an application on the internet and downloads for some reason. if i run as an admin it will open.

wainuitech
24-07-2011, 01:39 PM
Yep, thats file associations stuffed up , quite simply the exe's dont know how to open with what.

The fix/link Speedy posted should fix it - if not then go HERE (http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/233243-default-file-type-associations-restore.html), scroll down to EXE, download the zipped file, extract its contents, ( or simply open the zipped folder) double clcik the file, agree and it should fix the exe problem.
Note:a reboot my be required first.

Gallax
24-07-2011, 01:43 PM
when i tried to do what it said on the support site it said there may be a disk or system error