Windows 10: .exe files

Discus and support .exe files in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; As of recently many .exe files have been flagged for changing protected files, and I am worried that I have a Trojan or virus of some sort. It has... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by gonnieas, Jul 22, 2021.

  1. gonnieas Win User

    .exe files


    As of recently many .exe files have been flagged for changing protected files, and I am worried that I have a Trojan or virus of some sort. It has flagged a file called spotify.exe and SetAPM.exe. I had spotify but I deleted it after this had happened.

    :)
     
    gonnieas, Jul 22, 2021
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  2. Eric Ber Win User

    Can't run .exe file

    Hi Phil,

    There are several reasons why you are having issues running .exe files on your Windows 10 laptop. To assist you better, kindly answer the questions below:

    • Have you made any changes to your laptop prior to this issue?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    • What is the error message that you received when running .exe files?

    Regards.
     
    Eric Ber, Jul 22, 2021
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  3. .exe files

    Hi,

    The file extension .exe is an executable file format in Windows operating system. To better understand your concern, we’d like to request for an elaborate detail for us to determine what causes this file not to open by answering these questions:

    • Resetting Windows 10 is a last resort of troubleshooting. Are you experiencing other issues on your computer?
    • What is the program are you trying to launch?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    • Did you receive any error message when you launch this application?

    We’re looking forward to your response.
     
    Johann Eva, Jul 22, 2021
    #3
  4. .exe files

    I changes .exe (Default) files data value, and now I can't open .exe files. Can anyone tell me the normal data value for .exe?

    Hello Nilson,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community.

    I understand that you have changed the values of .exe file extension and now you are unable to open any .exe files. We will help you.

    To assist you better, I suggest you to answer the below questions.

    • How did you change the values of the .exe file extensions?
    • What was the issue to change the values for .exe?
    • Is the PC used for testing purpose or you have you changed the values for any developing purpose?
    Please post to us with more information to help you better.
     
    Sachin Venkatesh, Jul 22, 2021
    #4
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