Cannot launch any application on Windows XP OS

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Hello,

When I attempt to run any program using Windows XP OS I get the following error message saying “Application’s launch was blocked by another program”. How can I avoid this error message? Provide any suggestion to resolve the issue. Thanks.

 

 

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Application’s launch was blocked by another program.

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Cannot launch any application on Windows XP OS

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Hello Thelma B Johnston,

It seems that there is a problem with the 64 bit version of Excel for Windows XP. If you do have the 64 version, you need to upgrade it to the multiuser version. Hopefully, the error will disappear. This is one solution that worked for me.

Take care!

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Cannot launch any application on Windows XP OS

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Hello,

This problem might occur for bad registry or virus attack.

To solve this issue, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, and then click Run.

2. Type "command.com" and press Enter.

3. Run the following commands:

"cd"

"cd windows"

4. Then, also run:

copy "regedit.exe regedit.com"

And then press Enter.

 5. Type "start regedit.com" and then hit Enter.

 6. Route and find out the key:

 HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTexefileshellopencommand

 7. In the right panel, double-click the (Default) value.

8. Delete the current value data, and then type:

 "%1" %*

 N.B.: Type the characters: quote-percent-one-quote-space-percent-asterisk.

 9. Close Registry Editor.

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