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Everytime I run this one program (.exe) it opens Firefox. Is there anyway to prevent this from happening?

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Not enough information – Nifle Apr 18 '10 at 0:06
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Don't run that program. – MDMarra Apr 18 '10 at 0:18
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Put the program in one domain, Firefox in another domain, and explicitly deny transitions from the one domain to the other. Oh, whoops... wrong OS. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 18 '10 at 0:30
    
I just want to know if there is anyway to restrict the program it is an autoit executable i know what it does and it is safe but i dont want it to open firefox everytime it starts – bizarrechaos Apr 18 '10 at 1:17
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It's hard to give you an answer with as little info as you're giving. but one possibility might be autoruns:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx

It can help you by being able to disable just about any auto running program. you might have to dig around a little bit to find the right check box (there are a lot of them).

The other possibility is you can go into control panel -> default programs -> set associations. whence there, check to make sure that .exe isn't associated with Firefox for some odd odd reason.

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