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Cannot open certain programmes!

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    Cannot open certain programmes!

    Ive tried opening a few programmes on my laptop like my computer to see your document list and Ive tried a few others but all my laptop seems to be doing is refreshing the desktop screen it flashes red and then nothing happens, nothing opens at all, can someone tell me whats up? or has it happened to you before? thanks.

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  2. #2

    Canon City
    Posts : 249
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit

    What are the specific applications you are trying to open?
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  3. #3

    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,846
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64

    Your Windows System Files might be corrupted. Try:
    1. Win+X ->Command Prompt(Admin)
    2. Type: dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
    3. Then Type: scf /scannow <==== Might need to run multiple times until you get no integrity violation message
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