Free AdviceGet Free Advice
Home | Get advice | Give advice | Topics | Columnists | - !START HERE! -
Make Suggestions | Sitemap

Get Advice

Search Questions

Ask A Question

Browse Advice Columnists

Search Advice Columnists

Chat Room

Give Advice

View Questions
Search Questions
Advice Topics


Remember me
Register for free!
Lost Password?

Want to give Advice?

Sign Up Now
(It's FREE!)


Shirts and Stuff
Page Backgrounds
Make Suggestions
Site News
Link To Us
About Us
Terms of Service
Contact Us

Why do people get married? <<< Previous Question
Next Question >>> Do we have a good friendship?

computer won't download & can't access programs.will it work in safemode?

Question Posted Saturday July 21 2012, 10:30 pm

Can you download while your computer is in safe mode?

My computer won't download anything. It says its missing some '.exe' file and I don't know what to do. if I put it in safe mode will it be able to download stuff?

I can't access a lot of my programs on the computer, I can't go to control panel, itunes, adobe reader or anything. It says I don't have the correct program to access anything or download on my computer.

[ Answer this question ]
Want to answer more questions in the Technology category?
Maybe give some free advice about: Computers?

DrNick72 answered Tuesday August 7 2012, 10:53 pm:
It sounds to me like you are infected with malware or a "full-on" virus. I don't mean to sound rude but I think you may have downloaded enough. You're so preoccupied with downloading you are missing the HUGE importance of the fact that your computer is having a major problem. I would normally give you some steps to try and cleanup your system but I'm concerned that it would be a waste of my time. "Pearls before Swine" as the old saying goes. A computer must be maintained like a car. You shouldn't drive a car when it needs oil and you shouldn't be downloading on a computer that is in bad need of virus removal and cleanup. If you post in a way that shows interest in fixing your computer for more than just so you can pirate more stuff, I'll try and give you some advice. In the meantime, learn more before you continue your downloading obsession.
Good luck with things

[ DrNick72's advice column | Ask DrNick72 A Question

Rumely answered Thursday July 26 2012, 9:46 pm:
I'm no computer expert, so I'm going to ask an obvious question. Have you tried System Restore? If you boot up in safe mode you should be able to do a system restore. Hopefully you have a backup date that includes the missing file.

[ Rumely's advice column | Ask Rumely A Question
Recent popular questions:
Want to give advice?

Click here to start your own advice column!

Lower right side fills wierd
Should I give him my number?
i began my period on the
heavy bleeding
Frustrated!! I want to quit! Please,advice!
bf is bored
why Mom keeps comparing me with others and insult me?
bf is bored
In a relationship but questioning sexuality
Does secretly getting marriage is a good idea for avoiing conflicts?
365 Reasons Why I Love You
Help With My Weight...
I can't make friends.
Howard Miller Grandfather Clock
How to stop this habit?
This girl named Alexi
How to convince parents about Inter-caste Marriage?
How to flirt on the phone??
It's not herpes.. So what is it?

All content on this page posted by members of is the responsibility those individual members. Other content © 2003-2014 We do not promise accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any advice and are not responsible for content.

Attention: NOTHING on this site may be reproduced in any fashion whatsoever without explicit consent (in writing) of the owner of said material, unless otherwise stated on the page where the content originated. Search engines are free to index and cache our content.
Users who post their account names or personal information in their questions have no expectation of privacy beyond that point for anything they disclose. Questions are otherwise considered anonymous to the general public.

[Valid RSS] eXTReMe Tracker