SysInternals’ PsExec is a great tool for executing commands on a remote machine, and it’s often used for managing servers.
However, some users have reported encountering a ps2 file explorer error when trying to use SysInternals PsExec.
That error can occur on virtually any Windows machine, and the error’s symptom is that the PsExec command doesn’t run correctly.
- The ps2 file explorer error is caused when your PC doesn’t have the required files or drivers.
- To fix this issue, try disabling or uninstalling your antivirus.
- You can use a reliable third-party tool for your system to resolve this problem.
Disable the compatibility mode
- Go to File Explorer > right click the problematic file > select Properties
- Under the Compatibility tab > uncheck the Run this program in compatibility mode for box
Install the latest updates
- Go to Settings, select Update & Security and click on Windows Update tab.
- Select Check for updates and install all available updates.
Uninstall problematic programs
- To do this, open the Run accessory with the Windows key + R hotkey.
- Input appwiz.cpl in Run’s Open box.
- Select the app software you want to uninstall from the Programs and Features window.
- Press the Uninstall button.
- Then press the Yes to confirm.
- Restart Windows after uninstalling the program.
Update the graphics card driver
- Right-click on the Windows icon, and choose Device Manager.
- Expand the Display adapters section, and double-click on the graphics card driver.
- Now, click on the Driver tab, and click on the Update button.
Enable the Administrator account
- To do this, go to Start > type cmd > right-click on Command prompt and select Run as administrator.
- Type the following command and hit Enter: net user administrator /active:yes
- Press Enter again and hit Yes when prompted.
- Try to open the PS2 file again and check if this resolves the issue.
- Press the Windows key + I to open the Settings app.
- Select Update & Security.
- Select Recovery from the left pane.
- Click the Get started button under Reset this PC.
- Now, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.