[pcductape] Re: Internet Explorer will not open

  • From: Don Elias <donelias@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 21:22:44 -0600

Try:

copy  c:\iexplore.exe "c:\program files\Internet explorer"

This should take care of your error message, but I don't
know if it will solve your corruption problem.  The quotes
are needed to tell DOS that the included spaces are part
of the path and are not other arguments.

Don Elias

On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 19:51:19 -0600 "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Hi All,
> 
> I found my computer with a headache this morning.   I tried to
> open Internet Explorer and it will not.   The error message is
> that iexplore.exe is corrupt.   I tried to open Windows
> Explorer and get the same error message.   My other programs
> seem to be working ok, for now.
> 
> I tried run > sfc /scannow and the system asked me for my
> Windows XP cdrom and I cannot find it.   I still have my
> receipt but no cdrom.
> 
> So, I copied iexplore.exe off a computer at work and then I
> tried using dos to copy to c:\program files\Internet explorer
> and I keep getting the error message shown below:
> 
> Of course, I don't know if that would even work, copying a
> good iexplore.exe over the bad one.   I do have a good
> iexplore.exe on c:\ drive;   what if I deleted the other one,
> would Windows pick up on the good one.
> 
> Carl
> ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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