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No error, just an hourglass for a split second then nothing. You may need to reboot afterwards so damaged files will be replaced. -- Joe =o) Elmo, Feb 13, 2007 #13 Guest Guest got an error message "windows can't find" SFC Click the Shortcut tab. > >>>>>>>> Make sure the shortcut (in 'Target') is directed to > >>>>>>>> %SystemRoot%\system32\notepad.exe > >>>>>>>> and the 'Start In' is directed to %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH% > >>>>>>>> Let PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Help > Notepad displays in tray but won't open Discussion in 'Windows XP Help' started by Guest, Feb 12, 2007.

Unable To Open Notepad In Windows 7

LaCroix Windows XP 1 11-17-2004 03:24 PM Certain system files won't open Twinbee Windows XP 1 01-30-2004 07:42 PM All times are GMT -5. kdt511, Sep 8, 2004 #1 Sponsor Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 Operating system? It will stay open only if I depress the Ctrl button, but closes on release.

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Can anyone tell me what is going on and how to> fix this problem?>> Thanks AnonymousMay 15, 2004, 6:38 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.configuration_manage (More info?)Thanks for the help. Programs won't stay open & BSOD - Exhausted everything, Please HELP Dvd tray wont stay open Open... Yes, those files are set up to open with notepad. Notepad Not Opening Windows 8 good luck Subject: Comment: The contents of this post will automatically be included in the ticket generated.

The example shows "Running". Notepad Is Not Working On the Shortcut tab make sure that Normal Window is selected next to Run. If applications and windows fail to close as expected, the Operating System has already become unstable, and may crash without warning. http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/forum/windows-xp/11143-notepad-wont-open-when-trying-view-txt-files.html Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>path PATH=C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem C:\Documents and Settings\Owner> C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>PATH=C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\S ystem32\Wbem;c:\Windows\Program~\Accessories C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>path PATH=C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;c:\Windows\Program~ \Accessories C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>c:\windows\system32\regsvr32.exe /s c:\ C:\Documents and Settings\Owner> Edited by mph, 21 April 2008 - Reinstall Notepad In Windows 7 Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Help, please Subject: Comment: The contents of this post will automatically be included in the ticket generated. If someone emailed you the file, email them back and explain that you cannot open the file.

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Get the answer AnonymousMay 16, 2004, 2:46 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.configuration_manage (More info?)Here's what I use and it's free.Get Your AVG for free!http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_dwnl_free.phpWhatever he ends up using, make sure it's http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/command-prompt-window-wont-stay-open-744817.html Wes MS-MVP Windows Shell/User In news:, oohansel <> hunted and pecked: > i followed your instructions and the "normal window" was already was > already selected. Unable To Open Notepad In Windows 7 Then I did a full reinstall after wiping the drive, and the start->right click-> open all users functions correctly on the fresh install. Notepad Doesn't Open The system is less then a year old and worked fine until today.

I think I might just take s7p9a2m4's advise and use a different notepad program. have a peek at these guys When I type "command" into the "run">> box, the "command window" opens for a split second and>> then closes. it won't open at all. "Unknown" wrote: > Right click the icon, then Properties. Click the Shortcut tab. Notepad Won't Open Windows 7

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ntext United States Local time: 03:24 Partial member German to English + ... Elvandil, Sep 8, 2004 #6 kdt511 Thread Starter Joined: Sep 8, 2004 Messages: 5 There is one in /windows/ notepad.exe There is one in /windows/system32/ notepad.exe (created 2001), which is weird It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). check over here It opens the same type of dialog box displayed immediately by Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others. Notepad Will Not Open Windows 10 When I type in "msconfig", the System>>> Configuration Utility opens for a split second and then>>> closes. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Is there a setting that controls this issue? 0 Back to top #2 mph mph Rebel without a pause Members 7,494 posts Gender:Male Location:Atlantis Posted 14 April 2008 - 07:27 PM

Notepad can easily view text files, and many mystery files are text files. The time now is 01:24 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Sign up now! Notepad Won't Open Windows 10 Second thing to note: Some files aren't worth opening.

Likewise, don't rename, move, or modify any file you didn't create. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. File checker ran and required the xp cd for dll cache. http://midsolutions.org/windows-7/disk-defrag-won-39-t-open-windows-7.html If so I need a description of what to do.

when i right click it only displays maximize, >> >minimize, close. We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. TOPIC STARTER excellent :) Mar 31, 2004 Norbert Gunther Kramer wrote: Click: START Click: RUN... That's a fact.

It then did a pre-boot scan and everything was clean. No, create an account now. the icon is placed in the tray but doesn't > > open the program for use. > > > > "Wesley Vogel" wrote: > > > >> Start\Programs\Accessories\notepad > >> > when I close it, it will open back up by itself, no matter if there is a disc in it or not.

Not every application uses a file name (or image name) that is the same as the application name to start. Just go to c:\windows\system32 and in there look for notepad.exe you should see it has the wrong icon. Type NOTEPAD.EXE. Warnings Stopping applications or files in this manner can further increase the instability of the Operating System.

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I thought, "That's odd," and booted to Safe Mode. when i right click it only displays >>>>>>> maximize, minimize, close. Go to START. You may either wait longer, or press the End Task button.

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ntext United States Local time: 03:24 Partial member German to English + ... Seems OK. Exit the registry. 7. Both have the same problem, so the issue predates the clone, but I was unaware that the problem existed when the clone was made.