Fixing EXE Errors

Posted by Bob, Slimware

In this article will discuss...

What is a .EXE and what does it do?

Any time that a shortcut on the Desktop is clicked or a program is started, an EXE file is ran. A .exe or executable file is most noticeably used in launching and running applications, services, and processes. An executable file does exactly as the names suggests. It executes the instructions for performing a set or a script of actions. The script may then lead to an even more complex program that allows the user to perform tasks that Windows alone can't do.

For example, every time that the program Internet Explorer is launched, it is done by utilizing the iexplore.exe file. The .exe file contains most or all of the programming for the functions of an application. The .exe file may call on other files to complete special tasks or to provide functionality for other parts of the program. This allows the program to separate some functions that are not necessary for normal operation but are only required when requested for use by the user. These types of files are used everywhere in a Windows computer to do a lot of the real work that the user can actually see. Yet, many .exe files work behind the scenes with Windows to provide services for the user.

When Windows boots up and the user logs in, there are many services that are run by Windows, utilizing .exe files, that provide conveniences such as automatic network connection, startup programs, security processes and so much more. All of these things that are handled for you, when the computer starts up, are all started with .exe files. Although, along with the many problems that accompany a computer, EXE's are no exception and often bring additional problems with their own.

Why .EXE errors occur

If you get a .EXE error every time you attempt to open a certain program or whenever your computer starts up, there could be many possible problems. Because .EXE files handle so many other file types than only itself, the problem could exist in other files that the .EXE file is attempting to work with. We have compiled an index of guides on how to manually fix common EXE errors. However, .EXE errors can become quite complex and troubleshooting them often involves troubleshooting several different items for one problem before any solution can be identified. It is for that reason that we highly recommend using an automated solution

Why you're getting any errors at all is as good a guess as anyone. Most of us expect computers to just work and if they don't, they're garbage. EXE errors usually occur when the program, service or process that it is associated with, ends or closes improperly, thus corrupting or losing components of the EXE file or a file that was being manipulated by the EXE file.

How to Easily FIX .EXE errors...

The large majority of EXE errors are caused by errors in your system registry. All it takes is one innocent mistake to cause a major headache, and often times this mistake can only be found using an automated tool. Thankfully, although the problems they cause can be very hard to track down and painful to fix manually, the mistakes in your registry causing the errors are very easily repaired when you have the right tool.

The tool we recommend you use is SlimCleaner Plus. It is a very simple, lightweight and easy to use application from SlimWare Utilities. It will automatically detect .EXE errors and correct them for you. In addition, since SlimCleaner Plus is an all-in-one, all-purpose tool, you are highly likely to see performance increases after using it. ( click here to download SlimCleaner Plus ) QUICK FIX


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