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Microsoft Windows is the vast and popularly used Operating System which is spread all over the world wide due to its GUI based environment and its most usable, common features which are easily understandable by the user. As it is popular and most usable Operating System sometimes when working with its application a user may face many types of error related issue. Basically a System may affect due to improper use of the PC. Properly use of the PC may overcome many types of System issue or it keeps protected from malfunctioning of the System. In this article we will discuss about the .exe file which is the executable file of the Windows.  When a user attempt to open exe file in Windows 7 or Windows Vista, unable to open it due to virus infected or corrupt registry issue. So it is most necessary to get solution to open .exe file in Windows 7 or Windows Vista.

Symptoms of this .exe file when a user tries to open it
When a user start .EXE file in Windows 2007 or Windows Vista may receives the message saying that a virus is existed in the System.


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Cause of the .EXE file issue

If the user Computer is infected by the virus or installed other application inside it, which is changed the default setting of the Windows registry so due to this reason a user can’t open .exe file in Windows 7. Registry file is the most important file of the Operating System, if the default setting is changed by another third party application it unable to read instruction and can’t perform any operation so it is most necessary to the solution to open .exe file in Windows 7 or Windows Vista.

Solution to open .exe file in Windows 7 or Windows Vista
To get solution of this problem you can change the setting of the Windows registry to default, to do this you can follow the below given steps.
Open Start and in the search option type regedit then right click on it and select Run as administrator then browse below given registry key

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe
Select it and right click on it then click on to modify and change the value of data to .exefile and then browse the below given registry key
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile
Then select it and right click on it and click on to modify
Then you have to change the value data “%1” %*
Then again select browse and click on below registry key


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KEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open
You have to openselected and right click on it and click on modify and change the value data to “%1” %*.  Now close the registry editor of your Computer and you have to restart the System.  You can get resolve to open .exe file in Windows 7 or Windows Vista, you can scan the PC with an antivirus software and keep properly use of the Computer.

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