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You need to then go to the Startup tab in the window that appears. When I click on any shortcut on the desktop nothing happens. I noticed it changed the registry... Is the Set designed properly? \def inside of \def not visible in titles or captions Is there a way to load the ShowConfig before Sitecore finishes initializing? Check This Out

Report Peter- Dec 10, 2009 05:36PM Emi's fix worked perfectly. Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.Tek-Tips Posting Policies Jobs Jobs from Indeed What: Where: jobs by Link To This Forum! try this first! it took less than one minute to fix my problem. useful source

I have the same issue as everyone else--can't get programs to run at all. I thought the working directory was assumed relative if there wasn't a specified directory. everything was fine yesterday I logged off and when I went to log on again all my desktop icons had the IE logo instead of the normal icon pics and when Thanks for posting the link dougknox!

  1. To see them in detail, you may download the freeware utility ShellExView.
  2. Do the same with your spyware protection.
  3. I don't have one of those.
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  5. You may even find all icons are huge than your settings.

Report jbd123- Feb 23, 2010 03:59PM that dougknox website worked great for me, Thank you Emi!!! But dont fall for the scam of purchasing XP 2010 Malware ifso call your credit card company and get them to freeze all payments because of SCAM! would not open and only got the message application not found. Go to the right hand side and look under the 'Name' column for the word "Shell." Now, look down the 'Data' column for the corresponding string entry which should be "Explorer.exe."

When I right click, then give open with It opens. You should be able to come up with possibly a hardware(printer, camera, etc.) installation which is missing a needed file. Report d- Feb 22, 2010 04:42PM brilliant dougknox cheers Report prince- Feb 23, 2010 04:55AM dougnox has worked for me....Excellent one...Thank u dougnox.... weblink You rock!

Try to remember when you first saw your error message and what you did on your computer just prior to that. Please! Download the ZIP and open it. Thanks.

its a Dell XPS windows xp professional edition. check my blog Generate antsy permutations Am I interrupting my husband's parenting? share|improve this answer answered Sep 3 '09 at 6:15 outsideblasts 6,04711016 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote I have seen this a few times now, the majority caused by exactly same thing shows up for me..

All fixed! his comment is here Maybe I'm not patient enough and it will start it but I can't wait more than 15 minutes for that :) –vava Sep 3 '09 at 8:15 add a comment| 7 I did not want to wipe the hard drive and install everything again!!! file it asked me what program to open the exe.

If there is only explorer.exe there then hit the 'Start' button, then click on 'Run' and type in "eventvwr.msc /s"(without the quote marks). Ever grateful Leo BodyMindSuccess.com Report hollywood- Feb 17, 2010 05:07PM the dougknox.com worked great...thanks for the help! Is this plagiarism? this contact form Windows XP: "Cannot start shell application"?

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Thanks so much, x x x Report Jolly Roger- Mar 6, 2010 07:06PM You and Doug are truly a Godsend, I was ready to reinstall XP but your exe registry fix

Worked like a charm!!!thnk Report Jas› Lynn - Mar 18, 2010 03:02PM Its ok lol Report Ganesh› Lynn - Mar 19, 2010 02:43AM dougknox site worked for me 2... On the page where you download the fix it says sometimes you can have trouble importing the fix. I have XP as the OS. dont get it saying 'Open with...' when you click on a file nor that rundll application not found, perfect fix.

that fixed it for me anyway.... Restart the computer for the changes to take effect. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-application-error-lsass-exe.html I even used that website that lets you upload programs to check them with 50+ male-ware virus checkers.

Report Pamalu- Apr 16, 2011 02:46PM Thank you soooo much. It will give you warning that some of your applications may not be able to open/operate ...