when i try to open some .exe files pc shuts down

  Ben capewell 16:30 27 Mar 2010
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I had some programs (.exe )on external hard disk and when i tried to open them the the pc would power down and reset.
Thinking it was the hard disk, but no, i down loaded some web design software from komposer, onto internal hard disk, and when i try to run the .exe file pc still resets.
I have looked all over the net for this problem but cant find anything that helps.
Have tried doing the control pannel files and typing .exe thing ! what that did is balls up all the .exe files, as all most programs are opening fine.
Have not got the disk to do SFC /scna now either

Getting to the end of my tether now as i am great need to get the pc running properly, as i need to get a web site designed.
Is there any other software like JV16Powertools as my free trial expired 2 months ago and was thinking that may of helped.

  Graphicool1 17:15 27 Mar 2010

See if this turns anything up...

Click on 'My Computer'
Right click C: (your OS drive)
In menu click 'Properties'
Click the 'Tools' tab
Under 'Error Checking' click 'Check Now'
click the box next to...
'Automatically Fix File System Errors'
Click 'Start'
A notice will say it can't do it until the next time you boot. Click 'Yes' and reboot

  Graphicool1 17:17 27 Mar 2010

Have you tried 'System Restore' to back before all this started happening?

  Ben capewell 18:03 27 Mar 2010

Tried system restore, a few times with no joy. I had this problem about 2 months ago and fixed it but i messed with that much stuff cant remeber what i did !.
This time
Some of the files i was trying to use were from external hard disk i was mounting on daemon tools, but i have removed Daemon now thinking this was the issue, but with no joy.

  Graphicool1 18:53 27 Mar 2010

Have you run the 'Automatically Fix File System Errors' as listed above?

  Graphicool1 19:07 27 Mar 2010

You haven't said what OS you're using?

  ubuntu1user1jb 21:00 27 Mar 2010

try scan it with a anti virus or upload the file to virus total and see what it says

  Ben capewell 09:48 28 Mar 2010

HI guys tried the file fix thing on hard disk - didnt work. Tried virus checker still no joy. Any other ideas, Now cant open a folder on the external hard disk.

  ubuntu1user1jb 20:51 09 Apr 2010

so you can't access your external hard disk?

  Ben capewell 10:19 10 Apr 2010

In the ended i disabled auto restart if windows detects a problem. this enables a blue screen before it does shut down, and you get an error code, in the end it was a missing .dll file that was needed by the on board graphics card, got the .dll file of internet and put it into reg, and all is fine now,

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