Error: “This file doesn’t have a file associated with it . . . “

March 4, 2006

Start the computer in Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

Fix Windows settings

Open regedit
In the registry editor, click HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
On the Edit menu, click Permissions.
In the Permissions for HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT box, click Add.


In the Select Users or Groups box, click Advanced.


Click Find Now.

Next, press and hold down the Ctrl key. While you hold down the key, first click Administrators and then click SYSTEM so that both are highlighted. Then click OK.


When the Select Users or Groups box opens, make sure that both \Administrator and SYSTEM are shown in the white box. Then click OK.


In the Security tab, in the Group or use names box , highlight Administrators. Then check Full Control and Read. Do the same for SYSTEM. Click OK & Restart Computer.


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