XP won't run .exe or .com files in safe mode Tags: Security Safe Mode Regedit Windows XP Last response: November 18, 2012 1:25 PM in Windows XP Share holatronsys November 18, 2012 12:38:32 PM Hello, How can I get Windows XP to run .exe and .com files again. It is not possible to run regedit or any downloaded programs, even in safe mode. More about : run exe files safe mode me 1 November 18, 2012 1:25:03 PM What is the actual message when you try to open an *.exe? (I need to know if it's a virus, a file association problem.......etc.) Do U have a win xp cd? Did it happened recent? Do they have weird icons? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDesktop running XP just randomly stopped working wont boot or go into safe mode Forum Unable to get into safe mode on windows xp using F8 and run file msconfig? Forum SolvedGot a laptop running windows xp won\'t go past windows screen tried safe mode pr Forum Win xp exe files wont run Forum .EXE Files Do Not Open - even in safe mode! Forum Solvedcan't run exe files on xp laptop Forum .EXE Files Do Not Open - even in safe mode! Forum SolvedMy hp laptop wont boot. when i go safe mode it restarts itself . when i run the Forum how run sessmgr.exe -service without safe mode Forum .exe installer files won't run on my computer Forum windows wont run in safe mode Forum Acer Laptop won't load past Windows XP splash screen - Safe Mode shows driver names and freezes (includes pictures) Forum trying to fix my mom's laptop. Xp running very slow unless in safe mode Forum New install of 8.1 boots and runs fine however Vista now won't boot, not even in safe mode. Forum Win 7 won't boot can't run safe mode Forum XP wont boot in safe mode..will boot in normal mode Forum XP won't boot into safe mode Forum One .exe file won't open/run no matter what I try... Forum Windows xp cannot run and is constantly restarting in safe mode Forum Main hard drive letter changed and now XP won't even boot into safe mode Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !