all .exe files open with media centre,no matter what i click media centre opens help please

cant do restore

Hi b4tm4n,

 Thank you for visiting Microsoft Answers.

 Are you unable to do system restore?

 Have you installed any programs recently?

 1.     Turn on your computer and keep tapping F8. Choose system recovery.

 2.       You will get a system recovery options page.

 3.       Select system restore.

 Visit this link for more information:

 I suggest you to scan your computer for virus.

 Visit this link to scan your computer online:

Check for file associations. Visit this link for more information:

 You can also temporarily disable Windows Media center and check if you are able to open the .exe files.

 Please note that Windows Media Center will not start unless specified.

 Follow these steps to disable Windows Media center.

1]Open Control Panel.

2]Go to Programs and Features.

3]Click Turn Windows Features on or off.

4]Scroll down to Media Features and expand it

5]Uncheck the box against Windows Media Center.

6]Click OK

7]Restart the machine.

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