... /Run won't help. You need to
open a Command Prompt (has to be Command.com and not CMD.exe)
More Information: http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/exefile.htm
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Window XP Shell/User
trying to help a friend. He has an HP computer with Windows XP. he ran
housecall virus scan and it found 192 viruses, which he was able to delete
all but one. he restarted his computer and now anything that has .exe he
gets the message that windows cannot find filename.exe. He can't open
control panel, can't run disk clean up or anything not even system restore.
He is able to access the internet though. he rebooted in safe mode and
the solutions found in Microsoft Knowledge Base Articles 310585 and 837334
but they didn't work ...
I'm trying to load a basic CD tutorial on my PC and I get the error message...
File Error - Cannot find SHELL.DLL
After hitting ok I get the message
Install -- System DLLs correupt or missing.
How can I fix this?Start>Search>type SHELL.DLL and click OK
It should find at least two copies of the file.
One under C:\Windows\System and the other under C:\Windows\System32
if one of those is missing, you can copy and past from one to the other.
If none are found, you've got either a virus or malware/spyware on your
system. Scan your system first before doing anything else.
You can then extract it from your XP CD.
Start>Run>type MSCONFIG and click OK
Click the Expand file button and fill in the blocks.
Or download it here and ...
... > Run > msconfig
In the Startup tab, uncheck the entry for nail.exe but first view its path
in "Command" column and ensure that this is not a program you want.
For any query, search > www.Google.com
Want to know about a term > http://en.wikipedia.org
: what is nail.exe.? everytime windows reboots I get this error message
: " windown cannot find c:windows\Nail.exe. Make sure you typed name
: and try again. Or perform search for....etc" Ive tried seraching for
: but to no avail. Everything is running fine but annoying on restarts when
: warning message appears. What is it and how and do I want to get rid of
: Thanks.It seems that your problem is solved but you should ...
When I try to install a game or run a game on my computer, one of two
meesages comes up:
WOWEXEC caused a general protection fault in module MMSYSTEM.DLL at
Windows cannot find 'F:/setup.ins'
I've tried to fix the WOWEXEC problem by running the Regedit.exe and
changing it to "yes"
and I've tried a search on my hard drive for MMSYSTEM.DLL and there was
more than one, so I renamed one, MMSYSTEM.OLD, and restarted my
computer. then did another search and made sure it didnt change it
back, but it did.
Nothing workedYou might try right clicking the application (game), ...
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Userenv
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1511
Windows cannot find the local profile and is logging you on with a temporary
profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off.
i cannot figure this out havent found much help on the internet either.thank you
"Windows cannot load the locally stored profile. Possible causes of this
error include insufficient security rights or a corrupt local profile. If
this problem persists, contact your network administrator. DETAIL - The
process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process."
Anyone have any thoughts on this error? What could be the cause and some
solutions? This is happening on XP Professional clients and a file server
running 2003 Server. Its intermittent, sometimes users are able to login
fine and other times they receive the above listed error and have to
restart.this also happens if the local security log is full. might be
something to check in to.
I stared out by installing an older drive from my win 98 computer to my win
XP pro. used the disk manger to format the fat 32 deive to NTFS. the
computer worked fine until the next time I tried to boot. after "verifying
DMI pool Data", I get a "cannot find NTFS" message and nothing else hapens.
Ive tried booting windows from cd rom to place install, but my computer
keeps locking up before it finnishs coppying the files. Is there a way to
format my system partition and begin again with a fresh instal? Or is there
an easier solution?
thank you in advance.
you set the jumpers on the two drives as master and slave accordingly?yup, the drive has actuall been in my comp for a while, but Ive been haveing
problems running programs ...
... " message. the file DOES
get deleted, a split second before i get the error message (so, DUH, of
course it cannot find it). but i have to go through this with every file
i need to delete. i mark 20 files for deletion, hit the delete button,
it deletes the first file, i have to OK the error message, then i have
to hit the delete button AGAIN, and ok the error message, hit the
delete....etc etc for each file, even though the whole group in marked
the problem is only in my section of the network, not on any of the
departmental shared drives, or on my hard drive.
i did a simple Google search but i'm not getting anywhere with that.
most of the problems have to do with playing Windows Media files, so i
didn't even look at the solution. so far, this seems to be just for ...
I do not know what's happend but I cannot open "Help and Support" from Start menu! Receive message "Windows cannot find "helpctr.exe". How I can solve a problem?Perhaps Kelly's site may assist you
Why doesn’t Help and Support work?
Troubleshooting Help and Support
menu! Receive message "Windows cannot find "helpctr.exe". How I can solve a
Internet explorer actively working even though IE7 is located in Add/Remove
I installed Firefox in order to access the Internet. When trying to
download and reinstall IE7 (also downloaded through automatic updates) I get
the error 'Windows cannot find' and a list of about 5 .chm and .iec files.
The product will not fully install AND will not fully uninstall either - a
request for the NT Service Pack required for the uninstall (what's this?).
The client is worried that emails in Outlook Express will be compromised
because of IE corruption. Also the client cannot get updates from MS without
The pc is a Dell running XP Home, about 3 years old.Your best option to ask in the right group for the IE7 to get the most
useful and direct answers as ...
To uninstall Intervideo Win DVD 4 the Uninstall Wizard began and
stopped with a yellow exclamation mark in a window which read " Error
extracting support files: The system cannot find the file specified " .
So I cannot uninstall the program .
Can a professional help me with this problem please ?If you ahve installed Clean Sweep or other uninstaller utility then do it
Without one of those, try reinstalling WinDVD into the same directory.
Reboot the system and then try to uninstall it.
Whenever I try to get Help, I receive a message that says "Windows cannot
open Help and Support because a system service is not running. To fix this
problem, start the service named "Help and Support."
Now this may very well be the dumbest question ever asked, but how do I turn
on Help and Support?
And for the software gurus out there, if Help and Support needs to be turned
on, please explain how to do it in the error message, and for all error
messages, please program the error message to explain how to do it or provide
an option on the error message to go to Help and Support where it will
explain how to correct the problem. This would revolutionalize Windows! I
wouldn't mind receiving 1% of the royalties/profits that this program would
I've tried almost evrything to get my java to install. I even tried
registering the DLL's manually. That way was working find until I tried to
register "regsvr32 Msjava.dll" and i just get "Load Library failed "cannot
find Msjava.dll module." I've just about given up. If anyone has a clue on
how to get this module, which could be my problem, please let me know.Note the comment about java.
Pictures do not appear as expected, or you receive an error message when you open an HTML file :
... and look for the
file name. Right click to delete. Do the same for
www.keen.com look for Vince Healey
all the files.
cannot. The install CD "thinks" the program is still in
happens. My monitor simply flickers and the program
remains on the list.
cannot find the program.
with this program - nothing comes up ( because I manually
deleted them ).My utility package System Suite 4.0 may have done
that, but I will check the registry to see if it's
I don't know why I did not think of that.
Thank you so much...
I'll let you know if it worked...
g a b e
look for the
when i try to run most *.exe i get this message:
Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have
the appropriate permissions to access the item.
whats going on?Aaron Stebner's WebLog Solving setup errors by using the SubInACL tool to
repair file and registry permissions:
... the account was the administrative account. What started two days
ago is that when I started up the computer, I received the following two
1. Windows cannot load the locally stored profile. Possible causes of this
error include insufficient security rights or a corrupt local profile. If
this problem persists, contact your network administrator.
2.Windows cannot find the local profile and is logging you on with a
temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log
So, what basically happens is every time I log on to this account, it's
almost as if Windows XP had just been installed; everything is reset.
I followed directions from Microsoft Support site. Successfully created a
new User Account and profile.
Went to look for ...
go back to my last known good configuration, but even
thought i have set it to do so. this is what i get back
up time after time.
i have done an onlne virus scan and have had no viruses
i also get a error message when i log onto a user account
on this computer, i cannot remember exactly what it says
but it is VERY similar to this:
windows cannot find :C:\WINDOWS\System32\..... - in
the same style as to what the error message when i try to
open windows update is like.
i would appreciate an help that can be given, asap if
that is possible.
thanks a lot
It appears to be malware or a virus.
Since you've done online scans for viruses, try also to scan for
Try downloading ...
After checking the sound card in the device manager (this device is working
properly) The driver for the soundcard is loaded but not functioning
properly. When I try to reinstall the driver it installs but I get the
errormessage about not loading streamci.
I have also tried installing an independent mixer for windows xp but does
not show up and the mixer that came with the soundcard software (soundcard is
intergrated on the motherboard, an ASROCK 11865-12b).
I suspect a problem on the installation of XP, but cannot find a workaround
as I have reinstalled XP several times each time having to skip the missing
system files, nor can I seem to make a 'good' copy of the XP setup cd.
Is my only option to buy a brand new copy of XP Home Edition?
Any thoughts anyone?
I have been getting the following error when I boot. Any idea how I can get
rid of it: Windows cannot find C:\windows\system32\printer.exe Make sure yu
typed the name correctly and then try again. To search for a file click the
start button & then click search.
Also, after the above error started I started to get regular crashes with
the following error (blue screen). It has been happening on a daily basis:
A problem has been detected and Windows has shut down to prevent damage to
If this is the first time you have gotten this re boot. If it happens again
follow these steps:
• Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If
this is a new installation ask your hardware/software provider for any new
... to everyone with read/
write access. I did that out of despiration. The shares are shared out
to everyone with full control.
When I try to access the unc or the ip from the DC it immediately says
the following: Windows cannot find \\192.168.1.101 Please check the
spelling again or try searching for the item by clicking start and
going to search.
I get the same message when I try to go the unc \\lizlt.domain.local
\share. I cannot browse to it, I cannot search for it. I can ping it,
it responds fine. I do have VNC into it as well, and VNC works fine.
As does RDP.
The laptop has the windows firewall service turned off, and there is
no other firewall on there. I have been fighting with this issue for a
long time now, and I have run out of ideas.
The laptop is a lenovo X41 with XP pro SP2 ...
My computer displays the following error on start up:
“Windows cannot find “D:\WINDOWS\sembako-dfzjllg.exe”. Make sure you typed
the name correctly, and then try again. To search for a file, click the
Start button, and then click Search.”
I’m running Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 and it is installed in
drive D: and not C:
is almost certainly a virus/spyware/trojan related file. Go to
at least one of the following free online scanning sites and check out
your computer for possible infestations:
Bit Defender http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html
Trend Micro http://housecall.trendmicro.com
Kaspersky Online Scanner http://www.kaspersky.com/ ...
When I try to open Add or Remove Programs I get a message saying Windows
cannot find C:WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe this also happens when I try to
open the Security Center. I cannot access the programs I want to delete. Can
you help please? I am not very computer literate I'm afraidClick Start, Run, type SFC /SCANNOW, click OK. If any files are damaged
or missing, they'll be replaced. You may need to reboot afterwards so
damaged files will be replaced.
I have the following problem:
When trying to open ie, i get the following error:
"Windows cannot access specified defice, path or file. You may not have
appropriate permission to access the item"
I have used adaware, spybot and norton, but had no luck.
I think it may be the registry key somewhere. Could somebody pls help.
ThnkxI have also reinstalled IE6 and run all necessary update packs.I have also tried the recovery console from start-up, but it claims virus or
hack, and gives me an error code.
With increasing frequency lately, when I try to check my eudora email
I get an error message "no buffer space available". Concurrent with
that, I am unable to open any web page - "cannot find server - page
cannot be displayed"
I am running windows XP and have not had this problem at all until a
few days ago. I don't know if it is related but I updated my java
software to the latest version a few days ago.
The problem is intermittent.
Can anyone tell me how I can get around this?Sounds like an Internet connection or INI issue..
How to use Google:
... C:|Program. Make sure you have typed the name
correctly, and try again. To search for the file, click the start button,
then click search"
When i click the OK button the computer boots up and appears to work
correctly, however, when i tried to install some bluetooth software i got
error message "Windows cannot find C:|Program" and the installation aborted.
I have searched for the file as suggested and it is not there. I have also
tried restore but the error message still comes up.
Any suggestions????First, do you really mean C:|Program, as opposed to C:\Program? If so,
then it should not be difficult to use Regedit to scan and correct all
these invalid references to the correct one, which I'd guess should be
on the laptop, and i think the fan is now on the way out. After ne
jack installed I turned on laptop, and had the following message afte
the log in screen...
'windows cannot find the local profile and is logging you on with
temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost whe
you log off'
It then loads a profile, I can open some programs, no documents, o
search my drive.
I tried to log off and log into other user accounts on the system bu
they have just the same message.
Does anyone have any idea what this means and is it fixable??
LeQ318011 - Error Message Windows Cannot Load Your Profile Because It May Be
Corrupted: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q318011Thank you Mark, I now need to get the fan fixed before i try to do ...
When I start up windows I get am error message. It reads Windows cannot find C:/windows/system32/system32.exe
I notice that I can't open some program and runs slow. Any sugestionsHi there Bob,
It's a virus! check out the below Symantec site for removal instructions:
Venkatesh [MS India Community Star]