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  1. Dawn_171 Win User

    How do you fix Windows being unable to run any program? Like not being able to open a...


    Recently I have had trouble running any application or program on my PC. I sign in to my account using the pin and then attempt to launch an application like Settings and the computer would continuously spin loading and would not allow me to do ctrl+alt+del. Attempting to open the search bar fails. And if it does open Shutting down, and restarting do not work. It essentially soft-locks me. I am forced to turn off my PC using the power button on the case and restart it, Corsair 4000D Airflow. When I do restart it, I sign back in and the problem persists.All I know is the problem started happe

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    Dawn_171, Feb 24, 2024
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  2. Unable to run programs in Windows 10

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I understand you are unable to run some programs on Windows 10. We will assist you to resolve the issue.

    To assist you better, I would like to know what exactly happens when you try to run the programs. Did you get any error message? Which was the previous Operating System installed on the computer?

    I suggest you to run the program in Compatibility mode and check if it helps, please follow the below steps:

    1) Right click on the Program

    2) Click on Properties

    3) Click on Compatibility tab

    4) Select Run this program in compatibility mode and select the operating system accordingly (Windows 8 or 7) from the drop down list.

    Hope the information helps. Let us know if you need further assistance. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you.
     
    Krishna Prasobh V, Feb 24, 2024
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  3. zbook Win User
    Programs not working

    In post 26 there were steps listed to fix the operating system corruption.
    Are you able to follow them?
    In post 29 was the suggested dism repair command.
     
    zbook, Feb 24, 2024
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  4. How do you fix Windows being unable to run any program? Like not being able to open a...

    a once compatibile program no works on windows 10

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I understand that you are unable to open the game as it says it is not compatible With Microsoft Edge.

    I would like to know whether this game requires a browser to access the game.

    I suggest you to run the program in Compatibility mode, please follow the below steps:

    • Right click on the Program.
    • Click on Properties.
    • Click on Compatibility tab.
    • Select Run this program in compatibility mode and select the operating system as Windows 8 from the drop down list.
    Hope the information helps. Let us know if you need further assistance. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you.
     
    Krishna Prasobh V, Feb 24, 2024
    #4
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