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Unable to delete an application program

Question: Unable to delete an application program

Somehow an application program has arrived on my pc (running XP), with an icon on my desktop. I have deleted the icon but cannot delete the program, I get a msg saying 'access denied'. I can change the name and move it around folders, except to a cd writer! As far as I can tell I have full authorisation. I have run AVG 6 as well as the Pit Stop full test, no problems showed up. Can anyone suggest anything?

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Answer: Unable to delete an application program

You are the adminstrator?Try restarting the PC in safe mode, keep tapping the F8 key when the computer is starting and choose safe mode from the menu.

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i need a good program (with out payin 4 it plz) that can deleted application and its ext... when i hit ctrl alt delete i see it in use and when i end it process.. it pops back up... and i cant delete it...

the `application that i cant delete nor get rid of is nbjdb and wrrybq. those are application.. thank you.. plz any thing would help...
 

Answer:need an program that can delete application and its ext.

Hi

You most likely have malware on your PC judging by those file names, so running the below and attaching the logs requesed will be a start, then if the files are still their further removal instructions will be posted to aid you in removing any malware files including those two mentioned.


Please follow our standard cleaning procedures which are necessary for us to provide you support. Also there are steps included for installing, running, and posting HijackThis logs as attachments.

Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support
Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis and attach a log:
Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis

Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around.





When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
CounterSpy
AVG Antispyware log - ONLY IF NEEDED y... Read more

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Hey, I recently found somehow an application(.exe i think) in my C drive, which i didn't recognize before. I used AVG Free Edition to scan it for any viruses, and non showed up. But what i find hard to believe is, if it doesnt have any viruses, how come i cant delete it? It says it's being used currently, or the "disc is full".

Here's my Hijackthis log.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:22:26 AM, on 12/3/2006
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brss01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Distillr\Acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\ANI\ANIWZCS2 Service\WZCSLDR2.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NETASS~1\SMARTB~1\MotiveSB.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\jusched.exe
C:\tklofse.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
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I have downloaded a file (.exe) by mistake and I would like to delete the file. Unfortunately an error appeared stating that the application is opened in another program when I tried to delete.

Anyone can assist on deleting the file?

Thank you.

Answer:[SOLVED] Unable to Delete a .exe Application on Windows Vista

Hello.
You can use Malwarebytes Anti Malware File-Assassin.
Download it from here
Just click that and you will get to it right away.
Once downloaded, run it and find the EXE that is bothering you.
Double click the EXE, click ok to the messages FILE-ASSASSIN prompts you.
Restart when it asks.
Please tell if it solved it for you or not.
You also might want to get your Computer checked out, because the EXE could be a virus.

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Hello everyone,Running XP pro on an okish laptop, having trouble removing my mobile phone software for nokia 6230, i go through control panel to remove program and the uninstall feature begins, after a few sec it tells me that the program has been removed, i then restart computer only to find it still populating the list of programs!Any ideas?

Answer:unable to delete program

Click it again you may get a box telling you its been removed and asking if the entry should be removed from add/remove.

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I deleted the NortonAntiVirus program, or so i thought. When I went into Add/Delete programs the NortonAntiVirus 2003 was still there. I tried to delete it from there but it said that I needed an updated Windows Installer as mine was not a current one. Also I tried going into Windows Explorer and deleting the Symantec shred file and it says symantec CCApp may be in use. I have no idea what is going on. Can you help??
MityLady
 

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hi,

I've been researching for a day to trying resolve this issue and cant seem to find a fix. I have tried deleting the files through Regedit and still having issues.

I uninstalled autocad 360, but for some reason its still showing up under devices and drivers as well as under this PC (please refer to picture).

Any ideas on how i can remove it?

Thanks

Answer:Unable to delete uninstalled program

I don't use a360 drive but if you right click on it do you have an option to Dismount or Disconnect​ if so click on it and see if that helps.

Edit:
If that does not work try doing it in This PC in File explorer.

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Yesterday I installed Forza Motorsport 6 Apex Beta, but after playing it once, it dissappeared from my Start menu and I couldn't find it anymore in my explorer. The Forza Motorsport logo in 'Apps' changed to a nameless icon by Microsoft Studios I can't delete. Because I can't delete it, the store thinks it's still installed but I can't play it or redownload it... Can someone help me with this error?
Thanks

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Hello,I have Windows XP on my Dell computer.  I use Hughes Net Satellite Internet service.I recently downloaded their Hughes Net Tools progam because it allows to check for problems and provides other useful information. However, this program is apparently causing some kind of problem with my computer. I can't access the program, can't delete it from my computer, and now it takes multiple attempts to start my computer after it has been turned off. When I downloaded the program, my computer seemed liked it was in a continous download mode until I turned it off. Now when I try to turn my computer on, I get to the Dell bluescreen with all my icons. However, I am unable to click on any of them as the computer is frozen.  When I move the cursor off screen, I see the hour glass.I also will see a message that new programs have been installed near the start button. The Hughes Net Tools icon appears in my start up tray, too. Then I have to control alt delete to get to Task Manager and shut down the computer.  I may get two messages that go something like, "stntry" and "explr" not responding. Need to close or cancel which I do.  I have to do this multiple times before the computer will finally be usable. When I try to delete the Hughes Net Tools progarm using the unintall feature by clicking on "change/remove",  I get a black screen with the file pathway coding listed on two lines.  Looks like an "exe" type... Read more

Answer:Unable to delete computer program

download " unlocker " , right click the prog; click unlocker and deleteccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/ ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/

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So I had this problem for a long time with the game "smite". The game worked fine until li changed my video card and formatted my pc. After I download smite again the game just showed this error.
How can I fix this problem?

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I had a suite of programs that I wanted to uninstall. In Control Panel I chose to install the suite. There was an error. I tried to reinstall the software but still couldn't uninstall a dialog box opened and said the suite was already uninstalled. and offered to delete the entry. None of the programs worked so i assumed they were correct. Now I want to delete this suite from the programs directory but Win 7 complains that there is a file from the folder open somewhere. I made a clean boot and tried again. I looked in System processed under task manager but there is nothing there.

So, to make a long story short, I want to boot in Safe Mode and see if I can delete the folder. The problem is, I don't know how to get that choice! I rebooted and held down the F12 key but all I get is a selection of drives to boot from. I am running an Acer X3910, Win 7 Ultimate in 64bit mode.

Thanks,
Paul

Answer:Unable to delete a folder in Program Files x(86)

Try pressing F8. If that doesn't work, press F12 then select your main dard drive where your OS is insalled then with that drive highlighted press F8. that should give you a choice to go into safe mode.

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I have been trying to delete a folder under c:\program files and keep getting an error message that says "Destination Folder Access Denied. You need permission to perform this action." I am the administrator and thought I wouldn't need permission but this particular file must have something set so I can't delete it. Can anyone help?
 

Answer:Unable to delete a folder under c:\program files

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So my friends wanted to make a TeamSpeak 3 Server because the one we were on had too many people on it and would mic-spam and hot-mic constantly. When I found a program to make a free TS 3 Server, I downloaded it, thinking it would work. The program stayed open for less than 2 seconds. I originally ran it sandboxed but it didn't run at all. I know that some malware and other things don't run sandboxed because they are trying to stay undetected and stuff. I'm pretty sure I've been infected, but have no idea what to do. I will include my FRST and addition file and the download to the program but PLEASE DO NOT DOWNLOAD IT IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'RE DOING!
FRST - FRST - Pastebin.com
Addition - Addition - Pastebin.com
(just in case you wanted them)
Here is the link to the download of the program I downloaded (I highly recommend not downloading if you don't know what to do)
 

Answer:Possibly Infected - Unable To Delete Program

This topic will be closed due to presence of pirated content.

Piracy policy
 

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Hi,
I'm running Windows XP and I have been having trouble deleting a file on my C drive. I get the message "Cannot delete XXXXXXXXXX: It is being used by another person or program. Close any programs that might be using the file and try again."
This is the file path C:\SEVEN_4X3LB_SIDE_B.ISO
I have never had so much trouble with a file before. I searched many places on the web for a solution, have found many which have helped other people but not in my case.
Please note I have already tried the following to delete the file without success:
-using DOS ( DEL command )
-Batch file (delete.bat)
-Using Unlocker program: I get the Error Debug Privileges
-Attempted to deleted in Safe mode
-used [email protected]

Thank you in advance

 

Answer:Unable to delete file ( It is being used by another person or program)

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I am using Windows XP and am trying to delete a no longer needed programme. The message received is headed by RUNDLL then reads error loadingC:\WINDOWS\System 32\cd_clint.dll. The specified module could not be found. What does it mean please?

Answer:Unable to delete program due to error message XP

are you using add/remove to uninstall? try a google search for your error.johnny.

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Hello all-

I seem to be having a major issue with a program that I've downloaded. I downloaded Microsoft Office 2007 from a Demonoid thinking it was safe and after reading the comments it seemed safe. After waiting for hours and hours I finally downloaded and installed this program. It turns out the program was in Turkish so I then downloaded a Language Pack and had no idea what to do after that. So I then went to BitComet and chose to ?Delete All Files?, well not all files have been deleted from my laptop?I had a strange feeling about this and I know shame on me for even going through with this. Indeed, I should have known better. I then attempted to do a System Restore and had to do that about 4 maybe 5 times. When I restarted my laptop after the restore, there was a message saying that:

?System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer?s system files and settings were not changed.

An unspecified error occurred during System Restore.

You might wasn?t to try System Restore again and choose a different restore point.
For more information, see System Restore: frequently asked questions?.
The file is still there. I had a strange feeling about this and I know shame on me for even going through with this. Indeed, I should have known better. I then attempted to do a System Restore and had to do that about 4 maybe 5 times. When I restarted my laptop after the restore, there was a message saying that System Restore failed to restore. After the 5th time I no long... Read more

Answer:URGENT! Unable to delete a program from torrent site....PLEASE HELP!

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Important: Please, try to close the application you want to uninstall first! Select the application in the list of installed applications and press the Uninstall button in the toolbar. Right-click the application and click the Uninstall command in the displayed menu. Follow the instructions.

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I have not been successful to delete 3 files in 3 separate folders from C drive and same on the D drive..2 physical hard drives on a Toshiba laptop using win vista home prm.
I believe that all malware has been cleaned..and the 2many security programs are all reporting me clean. Though I never did experience any of the symptoms of any these malware.
I dropped Norton IS 2010 and now have PC Tools Spyware Doctor, AdWare free, SUPERAntiSpyware free, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware free, plus other stuff such as uninstallers process explorers.

The 6 files in 6 folders on 2 physical hard drives all say the same thing. A reference to a a program from RegRun long ago uninstalled but now from several weeks ago I have these files and folders showed up. On C:\ there is Autorun.inf,Comment.htt and Desktop.ini And inside there is this 1 file <lpt3> that in the properties box says <Drive_is Protected_against_flash_virus_by RegRun file. Same on D:\ Of course I went googled it. At www.greatis.com. there answer was to reinstall their program and I kind of shy to do so. I not even sure why regrun still on my computer after all this time. Though I remember that the program was operating at a lower level looking for Rootkits. ?? Could RegRun still be in the Boot Up ?? Or maybe I am infected in the Boot Up ?? I uninstalled RegRun 1 year ago. And if I am remembering correct I did something wrong using RegRun's program and ruined My OS and had to use the restore disk or did I re... Read more

Answer:unable to delete files left from program uninstall

Try this: Norton Removal Tool to verify that Norton is completely removed.Have you ran any anti-malware scans?

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I installed a program(Kapi_Monopoly- Monopoly Here and Now to be specific). I then uninstalled it after I decided I did not want it. Well after I uninstalled it, the folder remained. When I right clicked and clicked on delete, a normal windows box popped up and siad that it is no longer there even though I see it right there under program files. The same program is showing under programs from the start bar. When I try to right click and delete it there, there is no option to delete it. It opens to empty. Any help would be greatly aqppreciated. I have tried to unlock it but it didn't work. I do not remember how I did it and will try it again if someone thinks it may work and can tell me what to try.
Thanks,

RWF
 

Answer:Solved: Unable to delete folder in program files

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My Win10 Home is regularly updated by MS. After a recent update I find I am no longer able to update or completely remove applications.

An example: Firstly, I am logged in as an administrator. I recently ran a program that informed me that an update was available. I opted to download and install it. When the install ran, it generated the following message:

"<filename in C:\Program Files (x86)\filename.exe>

An error occurred while trying to rename a file in the destination directory.
MoveFile failed; code 83.
Cannot create a file when that file already exists.

Click Retry..."

I tried first running the install program as Administrator, but the same error is generated. The problem resulting from these attempts to update is that the application no longer runs, probably because some critical files have been deleted/moved/renamed pending newer versions being installed.

I then tried uninstalling the application but the same problem occurs when I run the installer. On checking the folder concerned I find that a number of files still exist. I then attempted to delete these files - the delete operation proceeded without error but the files still remain.
On checking the security permissions on the folder I find that ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES, ALL RESTRICTED APPLICATION PACKAGES, CREATOR OWNER, my login, Users, and TrustedInstaller did not have Full Control. I attempted to set this on these folders, and was successful for all except CREATOR OWNER, but each attempt ge... Read more

Answer:Unable to delete Program Files (X86) folder and files

Were you logged in as a standard user when you got those errors?

My account is an administrator and I can move, copy and delete files in 'Program Files (x86)' with nothing more than a 'you'll need to provide administrator permission...' prompt. Clicking 'Continue' completes the operation without further messages. I haven't needed to change any of the permissions or ownership from their defaults.

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cmd.exe application error - application was unable to start correctly (0x0000142). Click ok to close the application

Anyone know why it happened?

I got this error when I tried to restart to install an update. However, in windows update, it showed I had nothing to update. There was the little yellow shield by the shut down button to indicate it was installing an update when I would shutdown.

I rebooted fine, and CMD works fine. Is it possible windows thought it had to install something, and the installer had already installed the update (I went onto windows update earlier myself to install the windows and silverlight updates) and it bugged because maybe it had to use cmd to execute the update or something?

Answer:cmd.exe application error - application was unable to start correctly

It seems to be happening again, but only when I shutdown when explorer is open. I tried and tested his multiple times. It has only happened after the new silverlight update and kb 30247777 (sorry if the number is wrong) update.

What is causing this?

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There are files under Program files that I know I am no longer using but I am unable to delete them. The program is not listed under Add/Remove only under Program files. When I do the delete it appears as if they are being deleted but are still there once the deletion process is finished. Why am I unable to delete them? I am using Vista Home Basic.
Any advice or suggestions appreciated

Answer:Unable to delete files in Program Files

do you have administrator rights?

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I am getting a message 'The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000143). Click OK to close the application.' when i open any app on my Laptop. This is happening when i restart / unlock my system. Once i click on OK on this message.. system becomes very slow in response. its taking time even to open browser or Word or Excel. Please help me fix this.

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How do i run SRVMGR.EXE on a Windows 7 box to manage Windows XP and Windows 2003 server.
This tool runs on Windows XP but not on Windows 7.

Answer:Application popup: SRVMGR.EXE - System Error : The program can't start because NETUI0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

Hi,
To run Server Manager on Windows 7 you need to download and install the Remote Server Management toolkit from MS.

Info link:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd759202.aspx

Download link:
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=7887

Hope this helps.Spencer
TechNet Community Support

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I used IObit to delete my newly installed Spyware Blaster which would not open.

After the initial deletion, a window came up that asked if I wanted to delete other items left behind:

"1723 items
1720 items in registry
and 3 items in Program Files"

I was afraid to delete the registry items, but should I do that in the future? I cannot bring those up again, of course.

Second question, installed Spyware Blaster twice and both times the program would not open no matter where I tried to open it from.

Any suggestions?

Thanks, Mishkyn
 

Answer:Used IObit to delete program, should delete registry items also?

When programs like that refuse to run, it's best to rule out malware as being the cause. You should follow these instructions. Once we know you are all clean, we can then investigate the issue further, or maybe I will refer you onto the software forum.
 

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in Win XP or earlier, we can change / delete file association in File type of "Folder Option". but found disappeared since Vista.Can anyone tell me where to find the same function?thankslolojack

Answer:how to delete file association with an unwanted program (i don't want it associate with any program?)

I take ".dat" for example.Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT in the registry.Search ".DAT" under this key.Click on this key and delete the (Default) value.Aski.
MVP Desktop Experience

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I looked at my firewall events earlier and i saw a file had been trying to connect to the internet but had been blocked by my firewall. Whenever i install a program i am unsure of i block the exe file from connecting to the internet until i'm happy its a safe program. The file is "EFL1.4_Setup(x64).exe" and is the setup file for Easy Locker from XOSLAB.COM i had this program installed once but was not impressed so i uninstalled it, but the file i downloaded is still in my download folder.This is what is trying to connect to the internet,So rather than just delete it i thought i will shred it to make sure its gone. Comodo System Utilities deleted all the files that came with it eg the 32 bit file but it left this file to be deleted on restart,after a restart it was still there. I tried again,same result, I also have Comodo System Cleaner it said it deleted it but it did not,it just thinks it did,Glary Utilities will not delete it even if i run it as administrator (which i am anyway) it still tells me i don't have permission, Spybot secure shredder tells me i don't have permission. Slim Cleaner has a shredder & it says i don't have permission. I can't take ownership of it,if i try to take ownership of it through the properties & permissions etc i get denied access. MalwareBytes File assassin tells me i don't have permission. I am Administrator,& even so i tried running the shred programs as Administrator. oh!,this is a first, I just tried to upload it to V... Read more

Answer:Unable to delete a file,can't delete it can't shred it,

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Stever1


I looked at my firewall events earlier and i saw a file had been trying to connect to the internet but had been blocked by my firewall. Whenever i install a program i am unsure of i block the exe file from connecting to the internet until i'm happy its a safe program. The file is "EFL1.4_Setup(x64).exe" and is the setup file for Easy Locker from XOSLAB.COM i had this program installed once but was not impressed so i uninstalled it, but the file i downloaded is still in my download folder.This is what is trying to connect to the internet,So rather than just delete it i thought i will shred it to make sure its gone. Comodo System Utilities deleted all the files that came with it eg the 32 bit file but it left this file to be deleted on restart,after a restart it was still there. I tried again,same result, I also have Comodo System Cleaner it said it deleted it but it did not,it just thinks it did,Glary Utilities will not delete it even if i run it as administrator (which i am anyway) it still tells me i don't have permission, Spybot secure shredder tells me i don't have permission. Slim Cleaner has a shredder & it says i don't have permission. I can't take ownership of it,if i try to take ownership of it through the properties & permissions etc i get denied access. MalwareBytes File assassin tells me i don't have permission. I am Administrator,& even so i tried running the shred progr... Read more

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I need to backup and restore an old nokia 925 but it will not back up (last backed up a year ago) - looked at fixes and all say to delete old backups but this failed too. Seems to be a problem with One Drive but that appears to be working fine. Not my phone just a colleagues. Any help would be appreciated. Tried with and without connection to wifi and the Microsoft account is active and can be logged into.

Answer:Unable to delete old backups on Nokia 925 and unable to do new backup

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I need to backup and restore an old nokia 925 but it will not back up (last backed up a year ago) - looked at fixes and all say to delete old backups but this failed too. Seems to be a problem with One Drive but that appears to be working fine. Not my phone just a colleagues. Any help would be appreciated. Tried with and without connection to wifi and the Microsoft account is active and can be logged into. can you delete the backups online using a pc browser?
And when doing the phone backup, which particular backup are you doing? the app backup or content backup? If app backup, try removing one app at a time and trying the backup - an app might be causing the issue
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Hi all,

I am having a problem with deleteing an application from my desktop. It's an installer program from Infogrames/Atari for the game The Game Of Life. The error I get when trying to delete it is...

Error Deleting File or Folder

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Cannot delete TheGameOfLife-dm: It is being used by another person or program.
 

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I, unfortunately have been attacked with malware, virus, one of those, called tklofse. I know its a virus, and when I try to delete it, it says the application is either already running, or your "disc is already full". I tried restarting my computer, but it still won't work, what can I do? Also, I have AVG free edition, works like a charm, but when i do a C drive scan for the first time, i got quite a number of viruses. Then i did it again to be sure i cleaned my C drive clean, i do it again, and for some reason, theres 1 or 2 viruses that i thought i already deleted. How do i fix that?
 

Answer:Cannot Delete application, already in use

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Hi all,

In february I downloaded the Roller Coaster Tycoon demo to see what the game was like. When I came to delete it, an error message came up saying it can't be deleted because it is being used by a person or programme. This was in February, so 5 months later I still haven't been able to delete it. I tried to delete it in safe mode but no such luck, and it is not on the processes list in task manager either. I also ran some scans for spyware or anthing like that and nothing whatsoever came up. Please could someone tell me how to safely delete this!

Thankyou.

This is what it says under properties:
Type of File: Application
Description: RollerCoasterTycoon2-dm
Location: C:\Documents and settings\Emma\My Documents
 

Answer:Can't delete application - please help!

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I have this programme which really annoys me with the website pop up all the times when I surf a site and it takes long to display this website appears immediately I notice that I have a programme installed in my PC(Internet optimizer) I did add/remove but this programme is still there, everytime I delete,it said: Cannot delete Optimizer, access is denied, the source file maybe in use...

How do I delete this programme, I went to Regedit but can't find it

Any ideas?


Thanks

Answer:How to delete an application?

Have you tried using spyware/adware removal software. Such as Lavasoft's Ad-aware or SpyBot. Try those two and it should clean it for you.

Good luck!

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I have windows vista Home Premium 32BIT SP1
I had AVG free antivirus and was happy with it since I do not access any dodgy website whatsoever
My computer ran smoothly until lately I was notified that Resident Shield in AVG was disabled and I wasn't able to turn it on. I assumed that it was just an software error and it will fix itself when I updated it. But it didn't. Now AVG does not run at all. I cannot re-install it. I cannot install any anti-virus software. It will say something about a side-by-side configuration.
Also windows defender is off and i can't turn it on.
What should i do? ( Please help
 

Answer:Unable to install any anti-virus program, unable to turn on windows defender

Welcome to Major Geeks!

Please read ALL of this message including the notes before doing anything.

Pleases follow the instructions in the below link:

READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide


and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.

**** If something does not run, write down the info to explain to us later but keep on going. ****
Do not assume that because one step does not work that they all will not. MGtools will frequently run even when all other tools will not.


After completing the READ & RUN ME and attaching your logs, make sure that you tell us what problems still remain ( if any still do )!
Helpful Notes:


If you run into problems trying to run the READ & RUN ME or any of the scans in normal boot mode, you can run the steps in safe boot mode but make sure you tell us what you did later when you post logs. See the below if you do not know how to boot in safe mode:

Starting your computer in Safe mode

If you have problems downloading on the problem PC, download the tools and the manual updates for SUPERAntiSpyware and Malwarebytes ( links are given in the READ & RUN ME) onto another PC and then burn to a CD. Then copy them to the problem PC. You will have to skip getting updates if (and only if) your internet connection does not work. Yes you could use a flash drive too but flash drives are writeable and infections can spread to them.
If you cannot seem to login to an infected user account, try using... Read more

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Hi! I'm hoping someone can help me with this problem... I've been trying to backup my computer to an external drive and I keep getting the error code: 0x8078002A. I've tried numerous times in the past few weeks with no success and the same error code each time. My laptop is a Dell XPS 17 (L702X, Early 2011) with an Intel® Core™ i7-2760QM CPU @ 2.40GHz processor with 8.00 GB of installed memory (RAM). The Windows edition I'm running is Windows 7 Professional. The size of the backup that I'm trying to run is 327.56 GB (and I know there is plenty of space on the external drive to accommodate the backup).The external drive I'm trying to back up the laptop to is a WD (Western Digital) My Book external hard drive that is a 4 TB hard drive. It currently has 1.88 TB free of 3.63 TB according to its properties. I recently performed an "Error-Checking" run with the external hard drive (by clicking on 'Properties' and then the tab that said 'Tools' and then 'Error Checking' and it went through that process and fixed whatever errors it might have found. I had read on some other forum that I should try doing this to see if that would make the backup work, but it still won't work and I'm still getting the same error code.
 
I read on another forum that you could possibly be getting the error code 0x8078002A if you had a virus or malware or some other type of problem.  I'm not sure what else to try or do...  I do run Super Anti-Spyware Free Edition regularly as ... Read more

Answer:Unable to Backup Laptop and Unable to Remove VSO Downloader Program

Hello there,From this article, it appears to be a bug in Windows Backup.Can you try using a third-party backup utility? Good choices are Macrium Reflect (for imaging) or EaseUS Todo Backup.Since you have a Western Digital drive, it is also possible to use Acronis True Image WD Edition.Let us know how that goes.Regards,Alex

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I downloaded onto my desktop 'turbo lister' from ebay and installed it. I've uninstalled turbo lister but I'm now unable to delete the downloaded Application from my machine.When I try a window appears saying - "the acion can't be compleated because the file is open in another program". As its an Application how can it be open?? I've tried deleting it in safe mode and after using MSCONFIG with no joy!!!Please help - it's driving me nuuuuuuts!!

Answer:Can't delete downloaded Application

Try using Unlocker click here

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I did an upgrade from windows XP Pro to Windows Vista. Windows Vista created a windows.old folder, after installation i removed this folder, kinda. It deleted every file except 3 empty folders, which is where my problems is..
Problem: Cannot delete Application Data Folder from a old version of windows (old upgrade) - error message - Item is not longer located in (x location) and verify the items location.

I have full persmission set to the folder, i have the UAC turned off and i still cannot delete this folder.

any ideas on what i can do to remove them empty folders?

Dennis
 

Answer:Application Data - Need to Delete

Had a similar problem deleting an empty folder in Vista Basic. The Unlocker program mentioned by Kayne worked for me.
 

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I am trying to remove a little calendar program, and can get it all off EXCEPT something called "calmonitor". Am told I don't have permission! This is a home computer - not networked. What to do?
 

Answer:How to delete an application file

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Hi im having a problem deleting a antivirus file... when Im trying to delete the anti virus file it always pop up that one of its file is currupted. I tried follow the file link.. and delete the said currupted file its says it a read only file and cannot be deleted... how can I delete this file???? and I think it has a virus cause I cant access any inetnet browsing tools...pls healp Thank
 

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Hi im having trouble deleting a nokia pc suite program that i dont use, i have gone to add/remove programs, but the application doesnt show up, any ideas thanks in advance

Answer:cant delete nokia pc suite application

install it again.then uninstall it.

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how to delete notepad

Answer:how to delete notepad application in widows x

It is in C:\Windows\system32 folder and is called notepad.exeWhy do you want to delete it anyway?Goin' Fishin' (Some day)

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Hi,
I would be grateful if anyone knows of any software that can completely remove all traces of windows application,just like at the point in time after you reformatted windows and the entire system is clean.Please do not name me those usual uninstaller programs becoz they cannot completely clear all traces similar to a new formatted computer.Thank you for any wise recommendations.
 

Answer:Delete unwanted windows application

Have you tried BcWipe?
 

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I just did a clean install of my XP Home Edition, but I didn't wipe out all the files. So, there is still the old APPDATA folder left in the old folder under C:\Documents and Settings\xxxuser.xxx\Application Data. That data is taking up gigabyte of precious space. There is now a new Appdata folder in the new install folder. Is it okay to delete the old one?
 

Answer:Okay to delete old Application Data Folder?

Yes, should be fine if you installed a new version of Windows and obviously not using that user application data anymore.

but I didn't wipe out all the files.Click to expand...

My suggestion to you is to do a full format though, if that data (AppData) is still on your computer, this means there's a lot of other data from the previous OS installation as well that you don't even know about. Not only will it consume disk space, but will make your computer considerably slower as well.
 

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Hi,

I just downloaded & installed some drivers from the Gateway website for one of my pc's, as after doing a fresh Windows install, I was missing some drivers. All the drivers are working okay.

Here are my questions...

It is now safe to delete the ".exe" files & "application" files associated with the installed drivers, correct? Actually, I already deleted the .exe files & all seems to be fine, although I haven't removed the application file associated with one of the drivers. Just looking for some reassurance

Also, a couple of the drivers have folders containing other various info. This may be too general of a question, but if I delete the associated driver folders, will I actually be deleting the drivers? Should I even be concerned about deleting such folders as they do not seem to contain any executable files.

If I can supply additional info to help answer my questions, please let me know. Thanks!

Answer:Can I Delete Driver .exe & Application Files?

You may delete any Driver download files as long as you have run the EXE's they are now installed to your c:/ drive. Although it is always quite handy just to burn them to disk or back them up in case you need them in the future.

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I have noticed that a couple of programs I have deleted (Napster and Morpheus) from my ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS folder are still showing in this folder, although the program appears to be gone. How can I get all traces of these program names to be gone from this folder as well? Thanks!
 

Answer:Delete Program for ADD/REMOVE PROGRAM

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I cant delete a spyware program that made it on my laptop...need help!!
 

Answer:cant delete a program from add/remove program

Do you know its name? Download Spybot Search and Destroy from http://www.majorgeeks.com/download2471.html update it straight away and run it. Let it fix anything it finds and then post back if necessary.
 

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Hello to all,
Hoping someone can assist. I have been using a program called Raw Therapee. I downloaded a new version and on installing it quit saying the old version must be removed. I could not find it listed in Revo Unistaller Pro, so I did a forced uninstall with the location of the main executable. This removed a lot of stuff. I checked the program folder and the folder and many files were still there, so I deleted them. I did a CCleaner in between and after. I then unhide and show system files and deleted the folders in the Appdata of main user and admin account, couldn't find it anywhere else.
CCleaner again and reboot. Went to install the new version again and it claimed that the old version was still installed. I did a search for *aw The* and found an entry in the hidden Program Data Folder. In the Admin account it will not let me in this folder to delete any remnants of the old version of Raw Therapee. Is there some way of fixing this??? Thanks for any assistance!
Glenn

Answer:Unable to remove old program and thus can not install new program Help

If you right click on it, in the drop down menu, is there a choice to "run as Administrator"? If so, click on that, then delete the item.

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I was obviously very bored one day and decided to download one of the game demos from the Yahoo site. I clicked to download a demo of a game called 'Red Ace', (click here) and was surprised to find that only a small file of about 25kb downloaded to my desktop. This obviously wasn't the game file but what is now more annoying is that I cant delete this dam thing. Evertime I try, I get the old pop up message 'in use by anothe programme, try closing programs which may be using this', etc etc.Any body any idea whats happening here?Help much appreciated.

Answer:Can't delete Yahoo game application file

Iv found when this happens that restarting the pc and not open anything once restarted,theen the 1st thing you do is try deleting the file.

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I have installed in my XP and old ACDSee 4.0 (is an editor and storage program) from 2001, which today results totally anachronic. I have not deleted the whole thing because I have so many photos saved in it, and I am affraid that when I delete the Program I will lose all the stuff I have kept along the years

For most of you this might be a silly question, but I am honestly very ignorant on computer matters. Could you please tell me how can I eliminate the ACDSee Program, making sure my pictures are saved ? What is your recommendation on a Program for storing my pictures and make some easy editing without the sophistication of Photoshop too complicated for me ?

Thank you guys for your insights,

Oniro
 

Answer:Shall I lose all my photos if I delete the application storing them?

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[I tried a Search but did not find anything, perhaps my search terms were not so good ]

I have a few application crash dump files (.dmp) in ...\AppData\Local\CrashDumps. Can I delete them safely using Windows Explorer?

I have already removed the reports from the Acton Center and Disk Cleanup did not touch them.

Answer:Q: Delete application Crash Dump files?

I cant see a problem with it.

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Hi there I did backup the whole system with the resource center. This gives me huge images. In order to not overcrowd my computer, I tried to delete old backups. The tasks starts, the cpu uses 50% power, and the pop-up windows says: Please wait until the backups is deleted. But the task is never completed, even after hours. When opening the task manager, it shows that the resource center simply hangs. Question:How can I delete old backups in order to gain space again to do new backups? Thanks for any help. Best1961

Answer:Unable to delete old backups / resource center hangs when trying to delete backups

Are you trying to delete all backups in one go? This has been discussed
before, the favoured solution was to delete the last made backup on
it's own first and then the others. Hope this helps

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I don't know the difference between an Application and a Program. Thought the Geektionary would help, but didn't find anything there.

I have 2 Dell Windows XP computers.

If I want to copy something such as Microsoft Money from one pc and install it on the other, what exactly do I need to copy? The application or the program?

And where do I find what I need to copy? :confused

Any help in this area is so appreciated.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Application vs. Program

Well basically an Application is an executable file such as Notepad.exe whereas a program can contain more than one application along with numerous other files such as DLL files.

Since the days when Windows had a registry it is far more difficult just to copy a program as it often has numerous entries in the registry which will point to locations of files within the program - this is why prgrams these days are generally installed. Only if the program contains a small number of files or is a self contained executable (such as Notepad which is both a program and an application rolleyes) can a program be copied.

Hope that's all clear. :confusedrolleyes
 

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When I uninstall something, usually there are still parts of the application left behind in the registry. I always go in there and delete anything related to the uninstalled item because I want to get ALL remnants of the uninstalled item out of the registry completely. However, there are times some registry items of this kind refuse to delete for one reason or another. It is rare, usually everything deletes. However, I am frustrated with the registry items that won't delete. I just tried something called RegOwnershipEx but I couldn't make it work to delete these items. I need something that will force delete these stubborn registry entries. Now I know if I get a message while trying to delete a registry item and it won't go it might be best to leave it in there. But I always do a registry backup in case of any thing I might delete I shouldn't have so no problems result with my system. But I still want to delete everything, call me stubborn. Does anyone know of an application out there I can download to force delete these registry items that will not delete on first try? Also, I would like something that is fairly easy to understand and use. I would think there would be something out there for this purpose but I haven't found anything searching. Thanks much.
 

Answer:Application That Will Force Registry Items That Refuse To Delete

You can try using Revo Uninstaller to remove that program and all its registry items.
 

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When I uninstall something, usually there are still parts of the application left behind in the registry. I always go in there and delete anything related to the uninstalled item because I want to get ALL remnants of the uninstalled item out of the registry completely. However, there are times some registry items of this kind refuse to delete for one reason or another. It is rare, usually everything deletes. However, I am frustrated with the registry items that won't delete. I just tried something called RegOwnershipEx but I couldn't make it work to delete these items. I need something that will force delete these stubborn registry entries. Now I know if I get a message while trying to delete a registry item and it won't go it might be best to leave it in there. But I always do a registry backup in case of any thing I might delete I shouldn't have so no problems result with my system. But I still want to delete everything, call me stubborn. Does anyone know of an application out there I can download to force delete these registry items that will not delete on first try? Also, I would like something that is fairly easy to understand and use. I would think there would be something out there for this purpose but I haven't found anything searching.
Revo Uninstaller, IOBitUninstaller and others I have tried fail to delete COMPLETELY 100% of the items associated with an uninstalled application. There ALWAYS are 'things' left behind. This varies from a lot to a little. I don't und... Read more

Answer:Application That Will Force Registry Items That Refuse To Delete

Some programs share registry files with other programs and Windows processes. If a Registry file will not Delete, it is because it is in use by another program or Windows itself.

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What is the worst legit program/application you've ever used in Windows? Exclude mention of antivirus and anti malware because there's already a popular thread about it on MT.

To moderators, please move this thread if I've posted it in the wrong place.
 

Answer:Worst program/application you've ever used

Backup software, it made me loose all backups, twice. First one "only" corrupted all files.

But the worst was the one from Google. I removed online files and upon sync, it removed local files. I had to redo everything.

I have sworn never to use any automatic backup software ever again, manual backups for me, only copy/paste locally or online.
 

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Welps I'm starting school Monday and I need a good calender program to use on my laptop that's easy to learn and simple to use...Any ideas? Thanks in advance

Answer:Calender Program/application

You can find a couple of suggestions or members made here, in the second post, under the Office Applications heading:Freeware Replacements For Common Commercial AppsRainlendar & Sunbird

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Can any body help i have downloaded 2 files and each time i try to open them i get the message saying this is not a win 32 application.I have tried windows98se and xphome can any body advise how i can open these files or are they now rubbish downloads.

Answer:This program is nort a win 32 application

They may have become corruped during download; is there an alternative download site?

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Anyone using this HOT rated download, and will it have a direct or indirect benefit regarding popup or popunder ads? The screen shot looks pretty impressive. I'm already employing CCleaner for the drive.
 

Answer:CleanCache application/program

This is more of a question for the Software Forum.

Using this or CCleaner is not necesarily going to stop popups? It is not a popup stopper? It's a drive cleaner which will remove some items that could possibly be related to some problems you are having.
 

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Hello can anyone please tell is there any back up software that can back up a particular application for me? For example, if there is any update for a software and i want to back up the software before updating it, is there any way to do so? I know i can back up the whole computer using Norton Ghost but what if i just want to back up a particular software?

Answer:Backup program for a particular application

Not generally doable. When programs are installed, they make changes in the registry of the computer and in various parts of the Windows operating system. Simply finding a program that will copy over the files, will not copy the registry changes or any other changes..it simply copies files. That is why people who try this run into problems. To date I know of no program that copies applications into a useful format to save. There are migration programs and imaging software etc, but nothing for single applications to my knowledge.

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i have recently noticed a problem when i download and install new programs. for example i downloaded and installed ashampoo burning studio and everything worked fine but when i restared the pc and tried to open it i got a message which read "the item has been changed or moved etc.. do you wish to delete this shortcut"

i thought that might just be a problem with the shortcut which suddenly displayed a generic icon but even the .exe file in the folder had the same issue.

this has happened every time i install this program and others as well which i have tested.

help would be greatly appreciated. thank you!

Answer:help! with program application problem

Does the program still work as intended?

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Trying to use a map making program for a video game. Worked fine for the past week, for whatever reason it suddenly won't show up in applications anymore.

I can load it and it seems to load fine (if I load another version and connect to the game server it gives me an error saying, "Client already connected").

When I look into Task Manager it is listed under processes, but not applications.

Please help.
TY!

Answer:Program in processes but not application.

Quote:




I can load it and it seems to load fine




Go to Task Manager, end the process. Scroll through the list and make sure there are no other process started associated with the program.
Start the program, it should start and run now.

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I'm trying to execute an application (simulator) using a system call from my program. Once the application (simulator) starts, I want my program to perform certain tasks on the GUI of the simulator: fill in certain fields, start the simulation, collect the results, and close the application. In essence, I need to emulate the keyboard stokes on the GUI of the simulator using my C program. I must interface to the GUI since I only have the executable available to me. Can any one recommend a way to perform this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:How to interface an application's GUI with a C program

Ive never done it, but I'd recommend looking into sockets, you can send data between a host program and server program and such.
 

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Revo Uninstaller, IOBitUninstaller and others I have tried fail to delete COMPLETELY 100% of the items associated with an uninstalled application. There ALWAYS are 'things' left behind. This varies from a lot to a little. I don't understand this. Why are some items 'left behind' in the registry, and files and folders on my computer? In years past I just left this stuff on my computer, but I have read that this useless junk piles up over time and can even slow down your machine. I have found a utility everyone should know about called TakeOwnershipEx. It allows you to take ownership over files and folders that refuse to delete due to ownership and permission issues, and is so easy to use. If you want to delete files or folders or do other things but run into problems, try downloading this app. and you will get control to do whatever you want with no problems. However, I have not found an equivalent app. to use in the registry. Do you know of any software out there that can do what I am seeking? Thanks.

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My PC is running a fully updated version of XP home. It has Nortons also up to date. When I attempt to save a document in any application the system hangs.

I have checked the Hard drive for errors or damage - there is none. There is 73 GB of spare space. It will not save to Network Storage or floppy or CDRW.

When I press Save as I get the drive selection window appear, then the machine sits there with the timer running. The window never gets populated with available drives it remains blank.

I can save in command prompt/safe mode.

Any ideas sir?

Thanks, Max
 

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Every time I attempt to open Quicken I get this error message "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000006). Click on OK to terminate the application." Does anyone know what the problem could be and how I can get around this to open up the program?

Answer:Unable To Open Up Application

I'd suggest that you ensure that your system has all applicable Windows Updates, then I'd reinstall the program using a fresh download/copy to ensure that it wasn't corrupted when first installed.

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I use a bridge scoring program, WinScore, with .sco as the file extention. WinScore is loaded on my machine. I am unable to open score sheets sent to me by others using the same program. I get the following message: c:\Documents and Settings\Millie\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE\PJQOMEA7\Nov19.sco not a valid Win32 application.
Why, if I have the scoring program on my machine am I unable to open these other score sheets?
Thanks.
 

Answer:Unable to open application

Try opening WinScore, going to file>>open and then opening the file. I also noticed you are opening the files from a temp folder, I am not sure how you receive the files, but it is probably a download from a web site. If this is the case, when it says Open or Save, click save and save to a regular folder such as the desktop.
 

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I am having trouble starting a program that I have just downloaded ( Workspace -Interwrite) It is for presenting on a smart board. I am getting the following error:

The application was unable to start correctly (0xc-0000142) Click oK to terminate the application.

I deleted the old version of the program before I downloaded the new one. I loaded this program on another Windows 7 Pc and it works fine so I know the issue is with this computer. I have tried running in different compatibility modes and as an admistrator. I welcome any suggestions..

thanks

Answer:The application was unable to start..

Hi grodskib

Your Download may be corrupted, I would download again and try installation, also did you download from the software makers home site ...

Also close any Windows programs and none essential applications running, this may include your Anti Virus for a short time in some cases.

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application has failed to start because shdocvw.dll was not found reinstalling the application may fix the problem how do i do this

Answer:unable to reinstall application

Uninstall then reinstall the application.LIR

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I am relatively "new" to programming. I always have wondering how to develop a Windows client application and made it a stand alone program that install at the client computer with the "double click" (autoexec?) feature by following Windows standard installation instructions at screen. Can somebody please tell me how is that done and list some basic book references that shows me how to do that?

If I create an application with Access 2000, can I convert it to a standalone application that install and behave as explained above?

Thank you very much. It will sincerelly be appreciated.
 

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Hey guys, I get this error after I close any program ie. Interent Explorer, Winamp, Messenger, Soulseek etc.

I have run adware scans, and nothing. Help would be appreciated. Its annoying hitting OK everytime I close a program...

Answer:Application Error after I close any program?

Well I get the exact same error for IE, Msn, Winamp, everything. The number just changes around a bit. I know for sure this is some kind of virus/adware, but havent been able to find a tool that fixes it.

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Hello Everyone,

I've finally had enough. I am sick and tired of using windows control panel to uninstall programs. Why? Because 1/2 the time I use the add/remove programs thing it doesnt uninstall the program completly. It will leave folders, files, registry entries, hidden crap, and who knows what else still on my computer from the program I wanted to uninstall. Then I have to go back and try to delete them manually, then pray that a registry cleaner will find the rest (which usually doesnt happen).

I'm looking for something that will completely remove EVERYTHING when I uninstall a program. I dont care if it costs money or if its free, as long as it works.

Thank you if you can help.

EDIT: on a side note. Also looking for an easy to use free macro program. Somthing that I can use to press a key stoke, have a few minute delay, and repeat the key stroke. Then loop that untill I press stop.
 

Answer:Need the BEST program removal application in the world!

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Here's a strange problem.

I have AAA Map 'n' Go 7.0, running with WinMe.

When I exit the program, instead of getting the message that I used to get (I believe it was, "Save Changes to startup.mn7?"), I get the following message: "_______ startup.mn7?"

How do I reset the "_______" to "Save Changes to..."?

I have already uninstalled and re-installed the program, and that didn't solve the problem.
 

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My family computer is a desktop PC running Windows Vista with McAfee. I make sure to run all updates ASAP. My updates are current through yesterday. When I tried to update my computer this morning, the updates failed with an unknown error. "Error(s) found: code 80070103 Windows Update encountered an unknown error"

This morning, I turned on the computer to find that McAfee has been disabled, Windows Defender has been disabled, and that I cannot turn them back on. Additionally, I cannot run any programs. Invariably, I get the response "program.exe is not a valid Win32 application" regardless of whether I run the program from the C drive or a USB.

Neither Internet Explorer nor Firefox are working; I can only access the internet by opening windows explorer and typing an address into the address bar in that window.

I have tried running McAfee in safe mode, but get the same message. I tried the "repair computer" function when I boot the computer, but it insists that I have another drive attached (though I have unplugged the camera, flash drvie, external hard drive)... There is nothing attached (except for the keyboard and mouse). I have tried restoring my computer to a previous restore point only to be told by the computer that there are no restore points.

I started Googling and thought that it may be the Bagle virus because of the "is not a valid Win32 application" but found none of the files listed on the Removing Bagle Infections page... Read more

Answer:Program.exe is not a valid Win32 application

Hello, Psychedea

Step 1:
Let's see if one of these online scanners can remove enough for you to then run our tools.

Using BitDefender Online Scan

TrendMicro HouseCall

Step 2:
Make sure that you transfer the tools to the instructed directories given in the R & R Me FIRST
Both SAS & MBAM should be saved to C:\Downloads.. then installed to C:\Program Files
Once installed, open each application and update their definitions databases before running a "Quick scan".

Step 3:
Then re-name MGTools.exe to MGTools.com and see if it will run.

Step 4:
Attach these logs to your reply -
bdscan.txt
TM Housecall results
MGLogs.zip
SASlog.txt
mbamlog.txt

Make sure you tell me if you had any problems running this procedure and give a description of how things are working now!

dr.m
 

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Hey guys, I realize that I am not the only person that has encountered this problem, as my research has shown. I tried to ready some similar posts and problems on this forum and others, but I seem to get stuck at certain steps. Here is my situation. Im on a Dell latitude d630 running windows vista. I fell asleep watching Dexter online and when I woke up there was a new looking Anti-Virus program on my task bar that i do not remember installing. The program showed hundreds of infections and was prompting me to delete only if i bought their antivirus. After realizing I could not delete these infections i tried to close the program and open my Malwarebytes Anti Malware and also Synamatec Antivirus. Both programs failed to open, and an error message bubbled off of the "Antivirus" icon. As soon as this happened I tried harder to download new antivirus and to get this off my comp. But no matter what I download, I am unable to install/open. I cannot open task manager, and recently new virus alerts have been popping up. One says i have an infiltration alert about trojans and password stealing attacks, and when I press stay unprotected www.*censored*.com pops up. I tried to fix this going off what you said to others, but I would appreciate a little one on one help to walk me through this, as each case may be different entirely. Thanks a lot!

Answer:Application could not be executed, program is infected. Please Help

Hello and welcome to Computer Hope Forum. My name is Dave. I will be helping you out with your particular problem on your computer. 1. I will be working on your Malware issues. This may or may not solve other issues you have with your machine.2. The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine.3. If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to ask.4. Please DO NOT run any other tools or scans while I am helping you.5. It is important that you reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.6. Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.7. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.If you can't access the internet with your infected computer you will have to download and transfer any programs to the computer you're using now and transfer them to the infected computer with a CD-RW or a USB storage device. I prefer a CD because a storage device can get infected. If you use a storage device hold the shift key down while inserting the USB storage device for about 10 secs. You will also have to transfer the logs you receive back to the good computer using the same method until we can get the computer back on-line.Please download and run the below tool named Rkill (courtesy of BleepingComputer.com) which may help allow other programs to run.Save Rkill to your desktop.There are 4 different versions. If one ... Read more

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hi there. i need to fill application form via internet.they send me this form on my email. i tried to open it on Window 8 but it changed the text and basically my application for look like big mess. i need type my details and i m not able to do it either in right places... Help please :(

Answer:which program i should use to fill an application form?

how to fill in a pdf application formhttp://is.gd/On6OrRhttp://www.ghacks.net/2011/03/10/ho...http://www.ehow.com/how_5122749_fil...http://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/...

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When logged in to a domain-based workstation under an admin account, if you install a program will this install under all the user accounts? If I recall correctly, I had an application that was installed on one user in the past, but not the others.

Also, what is the best way to install an application for one specific user and not the others?

Whenever installing an application/ program in the past, I always logged on to an admin account and subsequently installed the application. I am just curious if there are other options and if so, how to do it.

Answer:Program/ Application installation question

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Attempt to uninstall (pre-installed) MS Picture It! Publisher 2001 over most of a day have failed. Removal from registry made no difference. Disk is required for removal. Any advice would be welcome. Thanks in advance

Answer:Clean uninstall of program(application)

I take it you've already tried uninstalling it using add/remove programs. Try deleting all of the data files (C:\Program Files\Whatever it would be it) and then using add/remove programs.

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Is it possible in Windows 7 (either via a windows feature or an add-on program) to password protect individual programs or software so that when you try to run the software you first need to provide a password? Please note this is not the same as UAC in Windows 7. I want to be able to lock down certain programs so that when a user tries to run the program (say Internet Explorer or Microsoft Access) they will be prompted for a password. This would be very handy in a shared user scenario. Is this possible via the group policy editor?Thanks!

Answer:Password protect an application or program

This is not supported by Windows but third party applications may provide this feature. Windows security doesn't work that way.Windows security is based on the users account and the groups it is a member of. This is in the files and folder security properties. Don't change anything here unless you know what you are doing.Note that if the user is using an admin account he can evade any and all restrictions you might impose.

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when I try to open Mozilla fire fox the below said message pops up and only when I click OK the mozilla window opens. what is the problem here ?'"The application or DLL C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\MSVCR71.dill is not a valid windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette."

Answer:the application or DLL C:\Program Files\Java\

Go to Control Panel, double click on Java. Click on Update & click on > Update now.If you still having problems, uninstall Firefox completely ( including the Profile ) & reinstall again.http://kb.mozillazine.org/Uninstall...

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When logged in to a domain-based workstation under an admin account, if you install a program will this install under all the user accounts? If I recall correctly, I had an application that was installed on one user in the past, but not the others.

Also, what is the best way to install an application for one specific user and not the others?

Whenever installing an application/ program in the past, I always logged on to an admin account and subsequently installed the application. I am just curious if there are other options and if so, how to do it.

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My Gmail notifier program has disappeared from the startup list. I can re-download it and add it to the startup list - but is there an easy way to add an existing program to the startup group?

Answer:[SOLVED] Add (application) program to startup

Should just be able find the executable file and drag it to the startup folder

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I have a flash application running within a secure site. The program uses resources such as video clips and powerpoint presentations. Video clips work OK, but when I ask it to open a .ppt, a popup window appears briefly and then disappears again.
Popup blocker is disabled, and I don't have google or yahoo toolbars.
It's running in a trusted site with all the settings set to minimum security.
there is nothing wrong with the ppt - it runs perfectly on my pc, and from within my secure site.
And (perhaps crucially) it all works perfectly in Firefox!

This all leads me to conclude that there is a setting in IE7 that is wrong, but I can't for the life of me figure out what.

Can anybody help?
The ppt is one of the Resources within the SCORM-compliant "OCR PE AS level Teaching Support" from Heinemann. This is running as a course within the Fronter VLE. (Just on the off-chance that there is someone with specific knowledge of this!)

Thanks in advance.

Sue

Answer:running a program within a flash application within IE7

Welcome to TSF

What type of anti-virus & security programs are installed? I know Norton Security has some type of popup blocker in their settings.

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Every web site I try to navigate through freezes within 10-20 seconds and shows an end program message. Sometimes I even get this message when I try to shut down. I cannot even write this from my own computer as the web site blocks! Event Viewer shows long lists of Application Hang errors, none for Internet Explorer. I?m using IE 7, Windows XP Professional,2002, Service pack 2.

Answer:application hang end program error

Ok first im gunna need to check how much RAM you have left avaliable do this by:
1. Go to Start and click Run
2. Type "dxdiag" and click OK
3. Click the Save ALL Information
4. On this forum you'll need to upload the file as a attachment. The file will probably be saved to your desktop and will be named "DxDiag.txt".

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Is there a good program or utility that can automatically notify via e-mail when a program crashes?

Is there also a good program or utility that can automatically re-launch a program if it crashes?

Thanks
Ryan

Answer:Program that notifies when an application has crashed

With Application Monitor sends you an email notification anytime an app crashes. It will also restarts the crashed application.

"How To Get Notified Via Email When An Application Crashes"
How To Get Notified Via Email When An Application Crashes

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Hello all. I have myself a rather vexing issue going on with my operating system (XP x64 Edition SP2) that has me baffled, especially since it has survived an almost foolproof barrage of fixes.

Basically, I noticed very recently that one of my programs that requires an internet connection (P2P Program) is unable to connect to the internet, despite having worked fine for almost 2 years now. I blew it off at first, and when I went back again to try it I had the same problem. I ended up downloading another, similar program, and had that problem again. I noticed after this, that some of my games (and other applications) that require an internet connection to update and the like, also are now unable to connect to the internet to perform their functions. Even one of my malware scanners, which requires that it is up to date before being able to run, could not update itself (I manually updated it).

Not sure if this is relevant, but my clock was reset by itself to July 1st 2005, and after I manually reset it, it didn't change itself back (yet).

So in a nutshell, I did some research and found one other guy with a similar problem to my own, which he identified as a worm in his WINDOWS registry. He didn't specify how he removed it.

I've since run my anti-virus software (BitDefender), CCleaner, Ad-aware, Malwarebytes, Spybot S&D, HijackThis, and SUPERAntiSpyware and I've had no luck. Malwarebytes discovered some potentially false positives ignored by Ad-aware and m... Read more

Answer:Program/Application Connection Issues

Your real system clock...is in the BIOS, not onscreen. What you see onscreen merely copies from the real clock.System time issues normally indicate a failing CMOS battery, which needs to be replaced. Cost of the typical CR2032 batery is less than $5 in the U.S., available anywhere selling watch/electronics/other batteries.CMOS Battery Replacement - http://www.liverepair.com/encyclopedia/art...cmosreplace.asp Louis

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Is there a good program or utility that can automatically notify via e-mail when a program crashes?

Is there also a good program or utility that can automatically re-launch a program if it crashes?

Thanks
Ryan

Answer:Program that notifies when an application has crashed

With Application Monitor sends you an email notification anytime an app crashes. It will also restarts the crashed application.

"How To Get Notified Via Email When An Application Crashes"
How To Get Notified Via Email When An Application Crashes

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how do i stop notepad from appearing at bootup

Answer:bootup program application control

Hi and welcome,
Click start, run, type msconfig, go to startup, un-check notepad, reboot pc. When you boot back there will be a box telling you you made changes and how to un-do them, just check do not show again.

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I'm troubleshooting a Windows XP (SP2) eMachine (with a fresh OS install on a new hard drive - no original eMachine software remains on the system) and I've never encountered such a persistent problem: certain applications (Fruit Loops, Adobe Acrobat Reader, among others) run fine after installation, but after a reboot they will not run. Their shortcuts, as well as the actual program executables, lose their original icons and are mysteriously changed to the generic window icon (the one Windows will use for a file type is doesn't recognize.) When I try to run these programs, using the desktop shortcut OR the actual executable, I get the error dialog box: "This program is not a valid Win32 application." This happens to several applications, while others (Pro Tools, Acid) remain unaffected and can be executed w/o any problem.
*Note: this computer is not connected to the Internet, so it is unlikely that this is some type of virus.

What could be causing this? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:program not a valid Win32 application

Some how your files are getting corrupted and with out being there to see what is going on I don't know how to help you Sorry
 

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Hi guyz,
Please provide me a sample code as how to access Current Logged in User profile application data and how to delete a file in application data folder using vb code. I am very new to this technology pls help me.
 

Answer:How to access Current User profile application data to delete a file in it in VB

Here's the code in VB .Net 2008:

Public Class RemoveFileFromProfile

Private Sub cmd_DelFile_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles cmd_DelFile.Click
Dim profile As String, fullpath As String
Dim filename As String

' Environment variables
' USERPROFILE = Path to current user profile
' APPDATA = Path to application data in current profile

profile = Environ("APPDATA")
filename = txt_Fname.Text
fullpath = profile & "\" & filename
FileSystem.Kill(fullpath)
MsgBox(filename & " deleted.")

End Sub
End Class
 

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I got windows vista home premium 32 bit (Japanese)

I noticed in the User Application Data Local Temp Folder there are a lot of items.
What are they can I delete them?
I did use CCleaner some single entries got deleted while others remain there.

Any help in this regard will be appreciated.

Answer:Items in User Application Data Local Temp Folder should I delete?

Hi Ari94,

Temporary folder is a directory used to hold temporary files. Many operating systems and some software automatically delete the contents of this directory at boot-up or at regular intervals.

You can delete the files from Temp folder. There would be certain files which may not be deleted, this is happens when the files are in use. Please follow detailed instructions to delete the Temp folder: Temporary Files - Temp Folder

Please revert back for clarification.

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I am a novice at VB programming. I just wanted to know if after you created a program in VB, if there is someway to allow it to run as an application on its own?That is, allowing it to run on a computer that does not have VB or Access on it. (Access was used for the database backend)
 

Answer:Can a VB program run as an application program

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Hi!
Today, when I turned my computer on, it hung at the Welcome screen, so I did a bunch of stuff and managed to get past the screen. However, now nothing opens; if I try to open, say, Firefox, it would say:

"The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000006)."

The same thing happens in safe mode.

I tried sfc/scannow, chkdsk, and the Windows repair, all to no avail.

Any ideas?

Thank You,
MrAznNoob

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