Canot install programs on Windows Vista, keeps coimng up Binary files and won't let me install games either, can someone help me? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Anytime that I try to install a program, games or shockwave player, it shows up as a Binary file when I try to run or save it.
    Tuesday, August 24, 2010 11:26 PM


  • Hi,

    When did this issue begin to occur? Can you associate with any software\hardware change? System restore can be under consideration if it started recently.

    What is the exact error message? You can not install any program, is that correct?

    In case this issue is due to conflict with third party software, I would suggest perpare clean boot to troubleshoot first. Meanwhile, if you have antivrirus software, disable it too.


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    Friday, August 27, 2010 9:13 AM