Windows 10: Cant open some .exe files Solved

  1.    26 Mar 2017 #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"

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  2.    26 Mar 2017 #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.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 12,971
    Windows 10 Pro
       26 Mar 2017 #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?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 2,865
    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64
       26 Mar 2017 #4

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

    sc config TrkWks start= auto
    net start TrkWks
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    26 Mar 2017 #5

    TairikuOkami said: View Post
    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

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    It happens even if i run windows in secure mode:
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    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.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    26 Mar 2017 #6

    dalchina said: View Post
    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 ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    26 Mar 2017 #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
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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