Windows Vista not opening programs

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jstvj
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Windows Vista not opening programs

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Hi all,

I have mucked up and am quite desperate to get my laptop working again.

I have Windows Vista and cannot open any programs. I just get a box with suggestions but nothing will open any program.

Can anyone tell me what program I need to install and how to do it please.

Thank you.

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Re: Windows Vista not opening programs

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My advice is that you make a backup of the system, maybe like this https://www.windowscentral.com/how-upgr ... windows-10 or if it works in your case maybe you only save all documents, pictures and other files you want to save manually to a USB-drive (or similar).

After that you can install a never clean Windows (clean = totally remove everything from computer and install new Windows). Check your hardware and compare hardware requirements for Windows 10 here https://winaero.com/blog/the-real-syste ... indows-10/ (scroll down to "the optimal hardware configuration for Windows 10") and for Windows 7 here https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/hel ... quirements (but note, Windows 7 end of life was January 14, 2020). If you want to evaluate Windows 7 or 10 before you buy it, there are Torrents that can help you with that.

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Re: Windows Vista not opening programs

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Thank you very much Raffe, very helpful advice which I shall follow. Very grateful :clap

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