Cant open some .exe files


  1. Posts : 11
    win10 pro
       #1

    Cant open some .exe files


    I cannot open some .exe files in my desktop, even if i try open it in her folder, strange some apps open and some dont.
    The pop up says: "Windows cannot find "C: .exe" Make sure the name was typed correctly"

    Cant open some .exe files-.jpgCant open some .exe files-b.png
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  2. Posts : 35,408
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #2

    Hi, assuming your shortcut appears to point to an exe file which does exist in the corresponding location, but the shortcut doesn't launch that program, you might like to have a look at the second answer here:
    Windows cannot find '?.exe' - some apps only - Super User

    There are quite a few references on the internet to not being able to find chrome.exe from a shortcut. You can search for
    windows cannot find 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe

    e.g.
    Last edited by dalchina; 26 Mar 2017 at 15:46.
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  3. Posts : 17,640
    Windows 10 Pro
       #3

    Your error message translated in English says "Windows can't find XXXXXXX. Make sure the name was entered correctly and
    try again".

    Is the file deleted, an orphan shortcut left on desktop?
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  4. Posts : 5,200
    Windows 11 Home
       #4

    Do you have service Distributed Link Tracking Client up and running?

    sc config TrkWks start= auto
    net start TrkWks
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  5. Posts : 11
    win10 pro
    Thread Starter
       #5

    TairikuOkami said:
    Do you have service Distributed Link Tracking Client up and running?

    sc config TrkWks start= auto
    net start TrkWks
    EDIT: Yes, i do

    This not happening with just those .exe, happens with many .exes and not only in shortcuts, i can go in folder and try open it, it pop up same message

    Cant open some .exe files-aa.png


    It happens even if i run windows in secure mode:
    Cant open some .exe files-aa.png

    I already run ccleaner, tried clean all registry, etc nothings resolves my problem
    I think it start happens when i uninstalled avg and that garbage of pc tuneup something like that.
    Last edited by ca10c3sar; 26 Mar 2017 at 16:43.
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  6. Posts : 11
    win10 pro
    Thread Starter
       #6

    dalchina said:
    Hi, assuming your shortcut appears to point to an exe file which does exist in the corresponding location, but the shortcut doesn't launch that program, you might like to have a look at the second answer here:
    Windows cannot find '?.exe' - some apps only - Super User

    There are quite a few references on the internet to not being able to find chrome.exe from a shortcut. You can search for
    windows cannot find 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe

    e.g.
    I cant find those keys in my regedit
      My Computer


  7. Posts : 11
    win10 pro
    Thread Starter
       #7

    Guys i downloaded advanced system care, and run it for search for register errors, found many, after finish it and reboot, it back working, thank you everyone
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