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Windows 7: Help!!! "Explorer.EXE. This file does not have a program associated...

31 Mar 2015   #1
eddieb

windows 7 32 bit system
 
 
Help!!! "Explorer.EXE. This file does not have a program associated...

...with it for performing this action please install a program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs control panel."

When i try to open my Downloads folder i get the message and the icon next to Downloads is a white icon its not a folder. Can someone help me fix this I have a lot of important files in that folder and now im hoping i didnt lose it forever. I have windows 7 and a 32 bit system if you guys need any more details please let me know. Thank you


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31 Mar 2015   #2
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
System Restore

Have you tried performing a System Restore?

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01 Apr 2015   #3
eddieb

windows 7 32 bit system
 
 

i was going to do that however the only restore points that are available have dates that go back to 2009.
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03 Apr 2015   #4
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Default File Type Associations - Restore

Have you looked at the "Default File Type Associations - Restore" tutorial?

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