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I can't open .exe files

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Help121212, Feb 16, 2003.

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  1. Help121212

    Help121212 Thread Starter

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    somebody please help me, My little cousin was on my computer when he must of right clicked an .EXE file and then the "Open With" option and he click winzip and must have checked the box "Always use this program to open these files". and now all my .EXE files are opening with winzip i tryed everything i know and i tryed to open it with other programs and i ended up with a text document, now all me .EXE's are text files and for some reason, everytime i double click on them the vanish, somebody please help me

    p.s. i get no error message when i double click on an exe they just vanish.

    thanks for even reading this and if you could help, I will be very thankful :rolleyes:
     
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