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How can I see my exe files?

Posted By : Raymond of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on June 15, 2004

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i cannot see anyone of my exe.files like they dont run it's like they dont exsist anymore can u help me and i dont have the recovery disk


This question was answered on June 15, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.


When you try to open EXE files, you may get errors messages like: "Access Deny", "Runtime error" etc


Corrupt registry settings or some third party product (or virus) can change the default configuration for running EXE files This may lead to failed operation when you try to run EXE files


1 Click Start, and then click Run

2 Type "" , and then press Enter (A DOS window opens.)

3 Type the following:


"cd \windows"

Press Enter after typing each one.

4 Type copy "regedit.exe" and then press Enter.

5 Type "start" and then press Enter

6 Navigate to and select the key:


7 In the right pane, double-click the (Default) value.

8 Delete the current value data, and then type:

"%1" %*

Tip: Type the characters: quote-percent-one-quote-space-percent-asterisk.

9 Close Regedit utility.

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Posted by Raymond of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on June 15, 2004

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