.exe refuses to open

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  1. Kalin108

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    Hi guys

    The problem is as folllows;

    1) I click on an application
    2) I get the blue loading circle for a few seconds as if the application is about to open
    3) Nothing happens

    I have had this problem on my laptop running Windows 7 home basic on the executable for "BMW M3 Challenge." This was "fixed" by uninstalling the game and re-installing for every use ie the exe would only run ONCE per installation.

    Now the problem occurs on my desktop running Windows 7 Ultimate trying to open a game "far cry 4"

    Any possible solutions would be appreciated.
     
  2. ussnorway

    ussnorway Windows Forum Team
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    Tell it to always run "as admin"
    Screenshot (393).
     
  3. Kalin108

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    Thanks for the reply but running as admin does not work either.
     
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    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Are you running in 64bit as this is one of the sys' requirements for the game?
     
  5. Kalin108

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    Hi Kemical, yes I am running Win 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit. I find the issue very odd.

    Edit: Just to clarify, unlike the situation I had with my laptop where I was at least able to run the game once per installation - I have been unable to run Far Cry 4 at all on my desktop.
     
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    What are you using for security? Which Anti-Virus application?
     
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    ESET Smart Security 8

    Edit: In conjunction with Malwarebytes anti malware
     
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