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Error Message on opening program file: 'overflow while accessing registry or .cfg file'

Q: Error Message on opening program file: 'overflow while accessing registry or .cfg file'

I have been using Sage WinForecast V4.03 for several years and it worked fine on Windows 7 and until 4 days ago on Windows 10. Now when I try to load the program I get the message
'overflow while accessing registry or .cfg file'.

I have tried a clean reinstall of the software and also reinstalled form backups and no change. I also tried a previous version of the software and that worked (but would not read my later version files :-/) and also cleaning/defragging the registry.

I have tried searching the web but cannot find any reference to this issue.
Thank you for your help in resolving this.

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I use a program that gives me book values of used boats, I am sent a new disc every 3 months that updates the values. It was working fine until a popup showed when trying to access, that reads " error accessing INI file : overflow " , the program will not load because of this problem. I am using, Vista home premium with service pack 2. Please help. Diamondmark

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I tried merging this .reg file by double clicking it on my desktop and this error occured. Picture Link Below

This is what the .reg file looked liked in notepad. Picture Link Below

Plz help!

A:Cannot import .reg file. Error accessing registry - HELP!l

Try to change - REGEDIT4 - to - Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
But it looks, like you have insufficient rights, have you run it as an admin?

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I've got some strange behavior going on with .doc files at the moment. Whenever I try to open a .doc file from Windows Explorer or a desktop shortcut, Word opens with the error message "Word experienced an error trying to open the file. Try these suggestions. * Check the file permissions for the document or drive. *Make sure there is sufficient free memory and disk space. *Open the file with the Text Recovery converter."

After clicking OK, the .doc file then opens in Word, apparently with no problems at all (I can edit, save, etc.). So basically the error message seems to be wrong, since the file does open properly.

I can open .doc files from within Word (File -> Open) with no error message.

The issue is more of an annoyance than anything else (since the file eventually opens up just fine), but I imagine it'll just become more irritating as time goes on. Any suggestions on how to resolve it? I've been poking around in the Folder Options -> File Types in Explorer without a clear sense of purpose.

I'm running MS Word 2003 SP3 on Windows XP Service Pack 3. If you need any further info, please let me know.

Thanks for your help!

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I got this error message on start up of my one week old Dell P4 today:

STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure}
The registry cannot load the hive (file):
or its log or alternate.
It is corrupt, absent, or not writable.

Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump complete.
Contact your system administrator or technical support group for further assistance
At this point I could do nothing else but turn the machine off. I turned it back on and it reverted to an old set up and booted fine.

Is there a reason for this error and/or anything I can do or should be concerned about?



A:WinXP error message: Registry File Failure

Have a read of M$KB 314874 How to Troubleshoot a Stop 0xC0000218 Error

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When I attempt to open an Excel file using Excel 2003, the following error message occurs:

"this file is not in a recognizable format" etc...

Why does this occur, and how can I open the file successfully?

A:Solved: Excel 2003 - error message when opening file

Check the file extension. Am sure it has an extension ".xlsx" which means that the file was created using microsoft office 2007 excel or higher. This is why your computer does not recognize the extension of the file. the 2003 version of excel can only open files with the extension ".xls". The solution to this is to get microsoft office 2007 or higher version and install it or got the following link and download Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack and install it. it will enable you to open the file without having to install the office 2007 which may not be fit for your machine specifications.

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I experiencing BSOD every time a “browse/open file” window is launched. For example: when I want to upload a file, or when I am opening any MS office file (word/excel/etc) using “File > Open”, or when I want to attach a file to an email/ forum post, etc.
sfc /scannow did not find anything.
Temporary solution - Disabling Workstation service in msconfig.msc, but I can't use a local area network without this service. Please help me find a permanent solution.
Now Workstation service disabled and I can upload files.

A:BSOD opening browse/open file window in any program, error 0x0000001e

* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff88008c76d30, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : ksecdd.sys ( ksecdd!KsecProcessSecurityContext+293 )

Followup: MachineOwner
Update Windows 7 fully. If they BSOD reappears after that, follow this and do not interrupt it:

1. Download the DM Log Collector application to your desktop by clicking the link below

DM Log Collector.exe

2. Run it by double-clicking the icon on your desktop, and follow the prompts.
3. Locate the .ZIP file that is created on your desktop, and upload it here in your next reply.

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I keep getting the following error message whenever I try to right click on my desktop and select properties or trying to open anything in my control panel.

Control Panel: Another program is currently using this file.

I have attached a copy of my hijackthis.log and my startuplist.txt generated by HijackThis.

A:Error Message: Control Panel: Another program is currently using this file.

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One of my users is having this issue. She is is using Windows 7 Pro x64 bit with Internet Explorer 11. Everytime she tries to access a specific website IE stops working and gives the following error message:
create file mapping failed (6), wc_registry_mmap_name
No one else is having this issue when visiting the same website on their computers, it only happens to her. I reset IE's settings on her computer but that didn't fix the issue. I can use a different web browser on her computer to visit the website, so I
know the website isn't the problem. 
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Hi this error message has been floating around for a long time.  I have yet to find a solution that works or that I can understand.  Why is the error message not resolved after 6 years?
Backup encountered a problem while backing up file C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\SyncUP. Error:(The system cannot find the file specified. (0x80070002))

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I am using Windows Service Pack 3 and everything was working fine, but today when I opened a DOS file second time, I got an error " Another program is currently using this file". And it continues for every DOS file. Even I tried to open them in command prompt, but even there I am getting the same error.

Can you please help me for this as I have to use DOS files many times a day.

Thanking you.

I downloaded the HJT Software and run a scan, so I got a log file which is attached herewith.
Hope anyone will guide me further.

A:Having an error " Another program is currently using this file" while opening DOS Files

Sorry, your post is not clear. When you say 'opened a Dos file' what do you mean? Do you mean 'RUN a Dos PROGRAM'? And why do you say 'second time' ?

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I have been unable to open a .eml file. A search suggested that a registry scan (and repair) would solve the problem and that Reg Servo was the tool to use. The scan indicated (an amazing) 3000+ errors.
However, before registering. I checked on-line and Tech Guy advice seemed to be avoid at all costs.
So, I'm left with two problems viz repairing my system, if it needs it, and opening the .eml file.
Any help or advice would be appreciated.
Dave H

A:Solved: Registry problem and opening .eml file

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 6 user registry handles leaked from \Registry\User\S-1-5-21-876378617-1490751924-622671684-72003:
Process 768 (\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\lsass.exe) has opened key \REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-21-876378617-1490751924-622671684-72003
Process 768 (\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\lsass.exe) has opened key \REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-21-876378617-1490751924-622671684-72003
Process 704 (\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\winlogon.exe) has opened key \REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-21-876378617-1490751924-622671684-72003
Process 768 (\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\lsass.exe) has opened key \REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-21-876378617-1490751924-622671684-72003\Software\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\Disallowed
Process 768 (\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\lsass.exe) has opened key \REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-21-876378617-1490751924-622671684-72003\Software\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\MY
Process 768 (\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\lsass.exe) has opened key \REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-21-876378617-1490751924-622671684-72003\Software\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\CA

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I run a registry program called Registrar Registry Manager to help me manually clean uninstall registry entries. It was working fine until I fooled around with a new tweak program. I think deleted something related to opening it.

Right now, when I click on the Registry Manager icon, I get an error message that says in the title bar "Registrar Registry manager: rr.exe - Unable To Locate Component", and below that it says "This application has failed to start because OLEACC.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem"

After that though, the program does open just fine, but I get that error message consistantly every time I want to open it.

I did try reinstalling the program over the original, but that did not help. Then I uninstalled the program, then reinstalled it, but I still get the same error message.

I should mention that I run Vista Basic x64 and this program runs in the x64 Program Files.

Have any idea how to fix this?

Jan LaFata

A:Registry program error message

I don't know if I would agree to anything in that last post. Looking at google, RR.EXE is just your Registrar Registry program. Many of the people here don't agree with the use of any reg cleaners.

I guess I would first run a search on your computer and look for OLEACC.dll. If it doens't find it, then it's indeed missing. If it does find it, then you may have to replace it, because it's not working right if programs are asking for it. Either look online and try to download it, or copy one from another computer.

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when i try to open this certain program, i keep getting the error message " REGISTRY EDITING DISABLED BY ADMINISTRATOR" . how do i go about enabling my registry editing capabilities?

A:error message when opening a program

here your profile is limited on the normal user privileges.. meaning u cannot install softwares that adds new values to the registry. u need the administrator to add ur account under the security tab of each of the files, regedit.exe and regedt32.exe .. otherwize, see if u can get the local administrator password, login and install the program ..

or maybe a policy, .. start > run > type gpedit.msc and press enter.
expand User Configuration > Administrative Templates >System .. u'll find "Disable registry editing tools" .. if it's enabled, then it's active. u can change it to disabled.

Mahmood Alnasheet

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I use a program called Juice to download Podcasts and today when I went to open it I got the message Error Occured See the Log File Crogram Files\Juice\Juiceexe.log

I'm guessing that it is a hidden file because when I went to Crogram Files\Juice there was no exe.log

How do I get to that file?

I just wanted to add that I figured out how to see the hidden files but that exe.log still doesn't show.


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i get a blue screen error message.
Stop: c0000218 {Registry File Failure} The registry cannot load the hive (file): \SystemRoot\System32\Config\SOFTWARE or its log or alternate.
this happend when i accidentally hit the power switch on the bus-bar that my comp was plugged into, shuttin off all the power while the comp was running.
My windows xp will not boot. i do not have any windows xp boot disks, Nor a floopy drive.
is there any way i can make a boot disk from another xp comp i have (it also has no floppy drive) just using a cd-rom??
is there any chance in hell to save my files on the harddisk?
ive looked all over the interweb. any help would be greatly appreciated.!!

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I am running Windows Vista.

When my Sony Vaio laptop boots up, it says:

STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure} The registry cannot load the hive (file): \systemroot\system32\config\components

How can I fix this?


Thanks in advance! I need to get this working TODAY!


A:STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure} The registry cannot load the hive (file):

You need to install a backup copy of your Registry. The simplest method would be a System Restore.

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For any program that I've installed recently and am using for the first time, I get a .NET Framework error message which says:

Please set registry key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\.NETFramework\InstallRoot to point to the .NET Framework install location.

As I don't know much about the registry, I ran a google search with the error message and got a thread in another tech support forum saying that it was a virus. I ran AVG Virus Scan and got no problems and I ran my Registry Mechanic and it fixed the normal things, but the problem is still there.

Any help on this would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

A:Registry error message when starting program

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hi, I am trying to open a software program and I get an error message:

the system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft windows Applications. choose close to termnate applications.

A:error message/opening software program



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When opening a program i downloaded i get a error message, can anyone please give me some help on this one as i do not have a clue what it means or what i have to do. The error reads

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\file i downloaded.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

This has happened for a few programs i have tried to download and cant seem to get them to work

thanks for any help

A:Opening A Downloaded Program Get A Error Message

Hello and to BC

First and foremost about this, have you scanned your computer for Any sort of malware before / after doing this download as it may be infected, Just a thought

Secondly, what type of program are you trying to download, if its a simple program such as an AV , or a free game or something like that, from a trusted site, it should not be giving you an error such as that

if its an older exe file maybe it just won't work with your xp, Just a couple of thoughts to toss out there
Hope to hear from you soon

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trying to open my ATX 2012 Tax program and get the following error message
Sfs.Max.Shell.Loader has stopped working
A problem caused the program to stop working correctly
Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.

i have been trying for over a week

A:windows error message opening tax program

I found this ATX Solution Center web page:
Seems to address the very problem you are experiencing. Hope it helps.

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A little while ago, I went to open a mini-dump file. When I got the list of programs to choose from and selected one, I didn't see that the checkbox by "Always use this program to open this kind of file" was checked. I know how to change the program it uses to another one, but how can I get it back to not having a program selected?

Orange Blossom

A:File Opening Program Association

Control Panel > Folder Options > File Types tab

Find the extension and delete it.

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I have Outlook 2003 as part of Office. I have attachments coming in as "xif" files (faxes that go to my email), and I want to open them with Windows Office Document Imaging. I checked the "files-folder options" and it is listed. However, when I try to open the xif file, I get the following message:

%1 is not a valid Win32 application

How can I fix?


A:XIF File Not Opening With Intended Program

Solved! Sorry!

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When I open a file with an unrecognized extension:

- The first time it asks me to select a program, and also offers a checkbox to set the program association
- If I uncheck the checkbox the first time, then the second time it asks me to select a program, but there is no checkbox to set the program association - it's automatically set for me

So I have 2 questions

1. Can this behavior be overridden so that I get the checkbox every time I open the file?
2. How can I wipe/delete/clear out the unwanted association that Windows set for me the second time?

A:Do not set program assocation when opening a file

For question 1:

Try this reg file I made you, I think I understood your question correctly. Download
Modified = Install
Original = Uninstall

For question 2, there are a couple ways.

Noob Way:
Press WinKey + S
Type "default programs"
Use that gui to change things.

Pro Way:
Head into your registry under "HKCU" and/or "HKU\SID_Classes" and change things there.

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System starts and runs okay except presents this message at each startup: One of the files containing the systems's Registy data had to be recovered by use of a log or alternate copy. The recovery was sucessful.
I have us restored the system to previous back up points, but continue to get the same message. What can I do to get the registry data in the proper file and rid the system of this message without reinstalling?

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After having a few problems with the PC(I run Vista), my sister introduced me to "Free Window Registry Repair" (http://download.cnet.com/Free-Window-Registry-Repair/3000-2086_4-10606555.html) which I ran. Doing a couple other things like upgrading IE7 to IE9 have the computer running like a champ. I noticed afterwards, that my defaults on music and video files had changed to Nero . For example, video files were opening up in Nero Showtime instead of Windows Media Player. I went back to the files and changed back to the defaults that I wanted. Today, just for the heck of it, I ran the registry cleaner and all the defaults were again changed. I don't plan on running the registry cleaner frequently, but should I expect that if I do, defaults will continue to switch to other programs? Is there a way to fix this by going into the Nero menu? Thank You

A:Registry Repair Program Changes File Associations

I would recommend setting things back to the way you want them and then uninstalling the registry cleaner. It's not recommended to use these types of programs as they often remove things that are needed. Please read this article written by a distinguished colleague of mine in the malware removal community, miekiemoes, which explains it very well:


These types of programs do not significantly improve performance, if at all and shouldn't be needed on a well-maintained computer. Be sure to defragment the computer and remove unused programs/temp files and temporary Internet files regularly to ensure optimal performance.

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When I open a particular Excel file, I would like a message to popup that reminds me what I need to do before doing anything with the worksheets in this file.

I realize I can put a message on the first row and create a formula to copy it to the other sheets, but often I am at the bottom of the file and would miss that.

I used to program VBA for Access, so I thought there might be something I could do with On Load or On Open or something like that.

Any ideas?

A:Popup message on opening Excel file

if you want a static message, then this does the trick.....
Place this in the "Thisworkbook" code area...( Tip: if you right click on the Excel icon to the left to the "File" menu and choose "View code")
[CODE]Private Sub Workbook_Open()

MsgBox "Things to do"

End Sub

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I'm getting the error message "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action.
Create an association in the Folder Options control panel" whenever I try to open anything.

I'm not able to open any applications. I can open my computer and those folders but can't open any files inside them.
The only thing I can open is the internet and I did that by typing the site url into the run box.

I had that stupid xp anti virus 2011 on my computer and was trying to remove it
but I goofed in the registry editor and deleted something I shouldn't have and that's when the trouble started.

Now when I try to open the registry editor, I get the message that says "Windows cannot open this file.... to open
this file windows needs to know which program created it...."

Can someone tell me how to fix this so I can open all my programs normally again?

A:"file does not have a program associated with it" error message

Hi zoel_222 and welcome to TSF.

Firstly we need to fix your ability to reassociate file types for programs. Please follow this link for File Association Fixes for Windows 7. You will want the EXE one.


To fix the association for a particular file type:

1. Download the corresponding fix from the above table. (Use Right-click – Save as option in your browser to download the fixes.)

2. Unzip the file and extract the .REG file to Desktop.

3. Right-click the REG file and choose Merge. Alternately, you can open the Registry Editor and then using the Import option from the File menu, to merge the REG file contents.

Note that you need to be an administrator to apply these fixes.

Then, you will need to start a new thread in the ' Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help' section and give then all the details they require to help you.

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When one of the programs I use tries to generate a particular PDF report, I get this error:

"This file does not have a program associate with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Folder Options control panel"

At the top of the window showing this error message it shows:


I've gone to the control panel and the .pdf file is associated with Adobe Reader. There is obviously something I am missing.

A:Error message: "This file does not have a program associated with it..."

Right click the file and choose Open With... Choose Adobe Reader from the list Put a check box in always associate this file with this program. You can also open Adobe Reader choose File/Open and browse to the downloaded file.

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Hello all & Happy New Year
I would like to eliminate this annoying error message "another program is currently using this file" that pops up when I try to open some programs. One of which is Act 2000 a database program, this particular program also doesn't shut down properly. I also get this error message occaisionally when I open these programs - Calyx Point & Mozilla Firefox, however with these it is not every time as with Act.

A:Error message "another program is currently using this file"

I've used ACT and have experienced it's bugginess first hand. Can't really help you with your problem, but did want to let you know you are not alone and also ACT doesn't give much (free) Tech Support. However, they do have some FAQ's on their web-site, so it might be worthwhile to try there.


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When I try to open any EXE file types, this messenge shows:
"Windows cannot find winword.exe.
This program is needed for opening files of 'EXE file'"
and it asks me to find winword.exe.
I know that EXE file types have to open with certain programs, but i don't know which ones and how to do it.

A:This Program is Needed for Opening 'EXE' file types

Hi, and welcome. My guess is you have/had a virus on the computer, let me move you to security for better assistance.

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I have just purchased a small digital camera that came with Ulead PE 3.0.

I went through the installation wizard for this software and it seemed to install correctly.

The icon for PE3.0 now appears on my desk top however when I double click on it I receive the following message:
IPE30 this program has performed an illegal operation and will shut down.

I check the 'details' of this error message and it says:
IPE30 executed an invalid instruction in module U32COMM.dll at 015f:4a10a40d.

Does anyone know what I have done wrong? If I need to uninstall and reinstall the software - how do I go about doing this?


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I'm moving from an XP machine to a Windows 7 machine and have transferred my project files (engraving files as well as .bmp). When I try to open a project folder in any of the programs I use it takes 2-3 minutes for it to load all the files.

There are just over 10,000 files in the folder, they are all small files (nothing larger than 100k), and on the XP machine it loads in an instant.

I have done everything I can find online (turned off indexing, changed the folder prefs, etc) and nothing works. When I open the folder within Windows it loads in an instant, however when I try to open it within a program is when it drags.

Does anybody have any ideas of what else I can try outside of threatening the computer with physical violence?

Also as you can tell by my screen name I'm a mac user that has to use PCs at work. Please keep that in mind when offering suggestions as I am relatively lost on this machine.

Thank you all!

A:Slow file loading when opening folder within program

I am having this exact same problem but with "drawing files" which are also around 10,000 items in a folder. While I'm in Excel, editing a hyperlink to a network folder, EVERY directory with more than 100 folders or files hangs. These folders load fine in windows, but the program takes forever to load the "open" window.

I hope someone has a fix for this. I am fully updated/patched via windows update.

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We have a Windows XP (Service Pack 2) that sorts the files according to date (rather than name as usually), when the user is in the Open File dialogue of any program (Adobe Creative Suite products, Microsoft Office programs etc.). The user can re-sort the files by clicking the sorting buttons in the dialogue window, but doing so every time we open a file feels a bit boring.

In Windows Explorer the folders are sorted aplhabetically, so the explanation cannot be that it fetches the sorting priority from the settings of Windows Explorer.

Any ideas how to fix the problem?

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recently every time i turn my computer on i keep getting these 2 messages. 'unable to read the file, windows\system32\config\system.LOG' as its corrupt or missing, please run the chkdisc service. I do run this this program, but nothing happens & it keeps saying the same warning when i start windows.
The second warning i keep getting is 'fsusb ex-service is missing, No ex fsusb Ex device'. I havn't changed anything on my computer, so i am very confused as what is causing these warnings as they have only started to appear in the last week.
Below is my hi jack this log file. I really don't know what else to do. My computer seems to be running slower also. It won't let me use system restore either. Please help!!!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:17:11 PM, on 4/13/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svch... Read more

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Everything looks okay under the registry (I think) and assoc shows provides the correct output.

When I try to manually edit this under the control panel, it will not let me choose "EXCEL" it will not let me choose that file. Does anything stand out as being out of help here?

> assoc .xlsx
Export of .xlsx

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

"Content Type"="application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet"








A:Excel File and Program default association problem (registry looks ok)

I have also tried this (attached screenshot)

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My system all file got corrupted after opening a Fax message "Fax-932971.zip" that was seems to be sent from client email. Its saying all your files are decrypted using Cryptography and for decryption is asking for ransom. It happened on 5th June 2014, But I could not notice the corruption till today. In all folder I find 3 files with text -------------------What happened to your files ?All of your files were protected by a strong encryption with RSA-2048 using CryptoWall.More information about the encryption keys using RSA-2048 can be found here: hxxp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSA_(cryptosystemWhat does this mean ?This means that the structure and data within your files have been irrevocably changed, you will not be able to work with them, read them or see them,it is the same thing as losing them forever, but with our help, you can restore them.How did this happen ?Especially for you, on our server was generated the secret key pair RSA-2048 - public and private.All your files were encrypted with the public key, which has been transferred to your computer via the Internet.Decrypting of your files is only possible with the help of the private key and decrypt program, which is on our secret server.What do I do ?Alas, if you do not take the necessary measures for the specified time then the conditions for obtaining the private key will be changed.If you really value your data, then we suggest you do not waste valuable time searching for other solutions because ... Read more

A:File Crypted after opening the fax email message. Please help to decrpyt files.

First off why would you attach the infected file?
At this time there is no way to decrypt files that have been encrypted with these types of viruses unless you want to pay the ransom

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We bought a new Dell XPS 8500. We connected it to our file server which we are using a file server with Windows 2003 Server.

I am using a program called Strucad V15.5.

Basically, it is a 3-D modelling program. The model is stored on the server. If we store the model on the local machine the program and model opens up in about 2 secs if that.

If I open a model folder stored on the server, the program freezes at about 50% open every time.

I turned the network card down to 5 meg half duplex and I got the model to open up but it takes 3-4 minutes.

Can anyone suggest something or know how to fix this?

Thanks in Advance!!!

A:Windows 7 64bit program freezes opening Network File

Hello Dolgan and welcome to TSF,

How large is the file?

What network connections/switches/hubs exist between the server and the local PC?

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in Windows-8 when i try to delete folder i got the message:
"The action cant be completed because the folder or file in it is open in another program"
i check and close all program, i dont see it in the task-manager
(if i reset the computer, and try again it will delete it)
another problem in Windows-8, when i copy, or delete folder - i cant see the action until i press F5 for refresh
how i can fix those problems ?

A:got message 'file is open in another program'

Originally Posted by goldsoft


in Windows-8 when i try to delete folder i got the message:
"The action cant be completed because the folder or file in it is open in another program"
i check and close all program, i dont see it in the task-manager
(if i reset the computer, and try again it will delete it)
another problem in Windows-8, when i copy, or delete folder - i cant see the action until i press F5 for refresh
how i can fix those problems ?

Hi there
this usually happens because a system or background service is running -- usually the culprit is something like Adobe updater or any of those little programs that might be running when you look at the tray on the right hand bottom of your screen --where the arrow is -- not quite to the complete right corner or you'll get the charms bar.

Go into control panel and look at SERVICES -- disable or stop the ones that are using your program. (This is different from the APPLICATIONS as the problem sounds like it's a background service which is using the file(s) you want to delete not an APPLICATION.

You'll need also to look at the task manager to see whats actually running - both applications and services.

If you can't figure it out take these 3 screenshots and maybe it should be clear what to stop.

1) Running services
2) running applications
3) name of program or file you want to delete.


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in Windows-8 when i try to delete folder i got the message:
"The action cant be completed because the folder or file in it is open in another program"
i check and close all program, i dont see it in the task-manager
(if i reset the computer, and try again it will delete it)
another problem in Windows-8, when i copy, or delete folder - i cant see the action until i press F5 for refresh
how i can fix those problems ?

A:got message 'file is open in another program'

For your first problem, look no further than Unlocker. Goodle it, download and install, it will release any system locks on the file so that you can move or delete it.

As for deleted folders still being visible until F5... I've not heard of that happening before, no suggestions sorry.

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I installed Power Point Viewer 2007 for I do not have Power Point Program. When I try to open a PPS attachment I get the message "this files does not have a program associated with it for performing this action, Create an association in the folder options in control panel" . The folder options shows all the extenstions-PPS,PPSM, PPSX, PPT and PPTM. I have gone to the ''open with" and selected Power Point Viewer and always use . I can open the one attachment and that is it. Get the message again that no program associated. I have removed program and did another download and install. Same thing. What is next step?

Thank You tlh99

A:Solved: Message-this file does not have a program associated

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How can I work around the following rror message "cannot copy file. cannot read source file or disk". I'm using Windows XP on a Gateway GT 4016

A:error message "cannot copy file. cannot read source file or disk"

Get a new disk or provide a whole lot more details about what you're trying to do and what program(s) you are trying to do "it" with.

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I'm getting the following error for lot of functions while accessing the nsf.
note*****ception: not implemented at lotus.domino.cso.base.notimplemented(unknown source) at lotus.domino.cso.view.getallunreadentries(unknown source) at com.lotus.getname.runnotes(getname.java:40) at lotus.domino.notesthread.run(unknown source)
Anyone who knows how to stop it??

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I'm somewhat of a novice at this and trying to learn. This is my problem...When I try to open an Email attachment I sometimes get this Message "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action." ... I'm using Vista home
Is their an easy fix for this? Any help would be appricated.Thanks in advance.

A:Message" This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this act

Hey, what format is the email attachment? all you have to do is save it to your disk and double click it, windows should pop up saying "what program opens this file" or something like that.... that will set the default program for the file type and it should open fine after that...


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A couple of days ago, i set my computer for a 'Administrator User Account login/w password' before windowsXP would boot. The next time i went to start up windows,either i forgot the correct password or the correct password would not work,nevertheless i could not get by the Administrator user to get windows started. After fooling around,somehow i got a user log in and got in without any password.

Everything is fine except i decided to do a full reformat(im experienced). Instead of getting my computers reformat page, i got the following:

"stop:c0000218 (registry file failure)the registry cannot load the hive file...
\systemroot\system32\config\security or its log or alternative it is corrupt,
abscent, or not writeable"

I did a system restore,no luck.

Again everything seems fine except trying to do a reformat. I fiqure sooner or later the problem will show up elsewhere if i dont take care of it now.

amy comments?

A:"stop:c0000218 (registry file failure)the registry cannot load the hive file..."

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