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Debug log for exe files in Win7?

I have an executable that does not startup as expected on Windows 7, in fact, it just (seemingly) does nothing at all. Is there any log or debugging feature in Win7 that could help me find out why ...
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What's the difference between a 32-bit and 64-bit program in Windows

Why can't a 64-bit program run on a 32-bit copy of Windows? How does my PC know that I'm running a 64-bit program? Does the program have a piece of code telling Windows that it's a 64-bit program or ...
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2answers
840 views

How to open StikyNot.exe.mui in windows 7?

I want to change the font style in Sticky notes. For that I want to open StikyNot.exe.mui file. Which editor I must use to open this file in windows 7? Any suggestions will be appreciated.
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What is splwow64.exe? [closed]

What does splwow64.exe do? why does it run, how does it get triggered? ive noticed a couple of times that certain applications would freeze up & this process was part of the wait chain ,after i ...
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222 views

I need a batch file that will be able to restart an EXE when the EXE only uses 10% cpu usage

I have currently been using this. @echo off set serverName=Server Restarter title %serverName% :restart TIMEOUT /T 900 taskkill /F /IM ServerLauncher.exe /T goto restart EDIT! Right now I have ...
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0answers
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MMC not working and couldnt install any software

I am running a Windows 7 64 bit PC. When I tried to install Visual Studio or SQL Server through an ISO image loaded through Daemon tools, a command window opens up and disappears quickly. I tried ...
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0answers
36 views

is there a way to run exe file automatically in the tray [duplicate]

I do not like that some of my apps which are running in background constantly are wasting space in my taskbar. I would like to move them to a tray. Is there a way to run the exe file in the tray? I ...
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1answer
3k views

Windows cannot find '?.exe' - some apps only

Lately, I've been having this problem where Windows was informing me that a file did not exist. For example, if I were to open up my-image.png from explorer, it would tell me that it wasn't found. ...
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1answer
139 views

Removing malware [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? My laptop get infected by virus or just malware. Gradually I get rid of it. It was ...
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1answer
423 views

Change program icon in Win7 notification area

I want to totally change my win7 DE to black and white. I've managed to replace icons in pinned icons, and standart win7 notifications are great, but for custom programs the icons are colored . I ...
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1answer
967 views

How to revert an accidental file association

When I right-clicked into an .exe file then chose Open with... and I select choose a program then I selected the wrong program. I checked the checkBox that has the label Always use the selected ...
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1answer
217 views

“Not a valid Win32 application” on XP but not Win 7

I am getting a "Not a valid Win32 application" error message when attempting to execute an .EXE downloaded from Microsoft on Windows XP, but it executes fine on Windows 7. What could be the problem? ...
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957 views

Can't delete “unlocked” EXE files in Windows with administrator rights [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 delayed file delete Lately I have this problem regarding deleting EXE files on my Windows 7 installation. Facts: I am an administrator on this computer. The ...
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4answers
156 views

Suspicious EXEs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? I caught a pretty nasty virus yesterday and am finally in a position to sit down and start dealing with ...
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2answers
846 views

How to disable the online Authenticode check everytime you open an EXE?

Every time you open an EXE file that you've downloaded, Windows 7 checks online if the EXE is signed. Is there a way to disable this? It takes around five seconds to test if it's okay, and then it ...
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1answer
205 views

I have a program called Super Lab that I need for a research paper in Psychology

I recently bought a new computer and it claims that I can't install the program due to lack of compatability to a 64 bit system. What can I do?
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3answers
6k views

Why can't I delete some .exe files?

I've been having a really strange problem in Windows 7 that's been driving me nuts. Sometimes when I delete a folder full of random files (and no, not files in the Windows folder) and one of those ...
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2answers
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User computer won't run exes and internet Explorer unless run as admin

I am having a problem with a computer running Windows 7 on our domain. This computer will not run internet Explorer correctly, for example using citrix addon. Also when I tried installing .exe's ...
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unload dll's in windows 7

Is there a tool in windows 7 that allows you to find and unload dll's? Without restarting the system. I am not looking to unload/upgrade/regsrv32.. Just looking to wipe out a couple dll's but they're ...
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6answers
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Super slow opening my downloads folder

I have an exe file in my download folder that I half downloaded through utorrent (it's not piracy, a legit file from people who use bittorrent to distribute large files). I think I tried to open it ...
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2answers
1k views

Why are some .exe's that are found in Program Files also in the System32 folder?

As a specific example, I was troubleshooting something related to javaws.exe (Java Web Start) and found it in two places: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe and ...
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1answer
116 views

Is there a way to restrict a program (.exe) from opening firefox

[Windows 7] everytime i run this one program (.exe) it opens firefox is there anyway to prevent this from hapenning