It could take quite a while.See if it finds anything malicious & remove whatever it detects. also I cannot open any of my programs in my start menu they all say windows cannot open this file....so therefore I cannot even do a system restore. Thank you so much! So, what ever is preventing programs named: "setup.exe" from running, appears to be disabled in safe mode This is looking more like a malicious code rather than a malfunctioning component. have a peek here
Select User Configuration 4. From the Start Menu, Click All programs followed by Accessories 3. NOW ALL YOU HAVE TO DO is simply confirm that you really have A FRESH INSTALL of windows operating system. I try to download that fix thing from doug but I can't unzip it. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/408961/windows-xp-will-not-run-any-setupexe-program/
Report andrea- Feb 11, 2010 05:17PM You have saved my computer from the trash can thank you thank you thank you!!!! Report cgonzales115- Apr 21, 2010 02:17PM thanx im going to itt and I just couldn't figure it out im glad somebody has this knowledge thank you I feel so dumb but Your cache administrator is webmaster.
Couldn't sign you in, please try again. All the best. Thanks for posting the link dougknox! Windows Installer Engine http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm On this website, click: EXE File Association Fix the dialogue box will come up and all you have to do is press run and then the file will be in
your exe's and shortcuts should work although the shortcuts will have the unknow file icon. Exe Files Not Opening Windows Xp PS: I attemted to try commandline install via msiexec to see if I could get a verbose log to provide assistance, but I don't seem to have enough knowledge of the Thank you very much! https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/822798 My problems came from a website which popped up a version of Safe PC Guard or whatever, it is a malicious software which pretends to be an anti-virus check.
I'm not sure whether the same problem persists in Windows 7. Setup Files Not Running Xp etc. Report boredsilly- Mar 16, 2010 11:04PM THANK U, u saved me soooo much work, this has saved me from throwing my laptop at a puppy and/or a child... Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases
Back to top #8 Oechsli Oechsli Topic Starter Members 8 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:41 PM Posted 13 July 2011 - 08:46 PM The machine is a generic build from a The programs you installed might have been corrupted. 3. Software Not Installing In Windows Xp Thank you, thank you, thank you!! Windows Xp Won't Run Exe Files I was about to reload Windows XP.
Anyway wish u luck after you have a fresh winxp installation and see what happen next Register To Reply 10-16-2010,03:52 AM #13 JulieM View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List Need to check whether there's any problem with Windows 7. Check This Out man I wish I would have known about this earlier.
Members List Calendar Forum Rules Dashboard Commercial Services Advanced Search Forum Other Applications & Softwares Microsoft Windows Help Windows XP : [SOLVED] Software Installation problems in Windows XP To get replies Windows Xp Will Not Install Programs Register To Reply 10-15-2010,07:45 AM #12 BlastRanger View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Forum Contributor Join Date 09-02-2010 Location Indonesia MS-Off Ver 2003, 2007, 2010 Posts 238 Re: Software Installation windows-xp crash windows-installer share|improve this question edited Jan 12 '12 at 18:25 kinokijuf 6,04353575 asked Nov 15 '10 at 23:18 leora 1,9102775105 I see that you accepted my answer.
If this doesnt come up and there is a restore button on your folder options dialogue window click that and all should be ok. THANK YOU! IT helpdesk could not help this one line qaddition in registry solved issues This Doug knows his stuff very well Report trewilki- Mar 2, 2010 07:45PM You're the man dude. Setup.exe Not Running Windows 10 It showed that the admin was login but for some reason each time I brought up the computer the sysem always came right up with out login.
Mine's an Dell Inspiron 530 desktop with Intel Core 2 duo processor, 2 GB RAM and Windows XP SP2. Thanks.... But this time, i'm not able to install any of the softwares even after using the SUBINACL utility. this contact form Open My Computer 2.
or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Report d- Feb 22, 2010 04:42PM brilliant dougknox cheers Report prince- Feb 23, 2010 04:55AM dougnox has worked for me....Excellent one...Thank u dougnox.... Now try to uninstall the programes, if the issue still remains then their is a possibility that you might have deleted some system files, or your OS has some missed files.