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rundll32.exe Application not found

Unread postby brewman84 » March 28th, 2010, 4:08 pm

My friend has an xp media edition system that will not run any application, it typically displays the "Open With" window, Malwarebytes won't run, Adaware won't run etc. I haven seen the "rundll32.exe Application not found " error pop up. I haven't tried running HJT yet but I assume this won't run as well any any .exe file does not run. Any suggestion where to start? Thanks much.
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Re: rundll32.exe Application not found

Unread postby NonSuch » March 28th, 2010, 5:34 pm

Possibly the file associations are broken.

To fix exe file associations, see this fix: (Scroll down to "EXE")


Or this:


If one of the fixes resolves the file association issue, then please open a new topic and post a HijackThis log. If those do not work, it may be because the system is heavily infected and/or because vital system files have become corrupted. In that event, your best option is to reformat and reinstall the operating system.

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