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Solved: Desktop icons & programs not working

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by banzaine, Apr 25, 2010.

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  1. banzaine

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    Hi, i cannot open most of my desktop programs - sorry not sure this if this is a Windows problem or what, but i could really do with some help
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    For example, clicking Excel icon on desktop gives Error - application not found, yet i can click on specific Excel worksheets, and they open OK. Adobe, Powerpoint behave similarly, yet Outlook opens fine from desktop.

    For Excel - if i go to C:program files/microsoft office/excel and click on excel.exe, it asks me what program i want to use to open it.

    Thanks for looking,
    Nick
     
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  3. banzaine

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    Hi Tufenuf, thanks very much - it works!!
    Nick
     
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