cant open .exe files please help

#1
when I open a .exe in windows 8.1, it says 'how do you want to open this file' and im not sure what I open the .exe with??!!
if anyone could help that would be appreciated :)
 


davidhk129

Senior Member
#2
Use this tutorial :
Default File Associations - Restore in Windows 8
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/8486-default-file-associations-restore-windows-8-a.html

1.Scroll down to the table and select .....
.exe
2.Save the .reg file to your desktop.
3.Double click or right click .reg file > select Merge
4.If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.
5.Restart computer to complete the process.
 


#3
Use this tutorial :
Default File Associations - Restore in Windows 8
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/8486-default-file-associations-restore-windows-8-a.html

1.Scroll down to the table and select .....
.exe
2.Save the .reg file to your desktop.
3.Double click or right click .reg file > select Merge
4.If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.
5.Restart computer to complete the process.
Thank you very much, your short, quick tutorial was successful and got all my .exe's running again! :D
all I had to do was run the exe.reg and it made my .exe's run
did not need a system restart
 


davidhk129

Senior Member
#4
Nice to know it is solved.
You are welcome.
 


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