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Windows 7: I accidentally changed running program for ALL icons on my desktop


30 Aug 2010   #1

XP
 
 
I accidentally changed running program for ALL icons on my desktop

In the 'open with' context menu, I accidentally changed the running program for ALL the icons on my desktop (ie. the tickbox below the 'Other Programs' was checked when i changed the running program for an unknown file). So now, all the icons on my desktop are identical and all of them run using the same program, how do i revert this back?

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30 Aug 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Lucifer, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Was this for all shortcuts (lnk), or a specific file extension that you had changed the default program for?

(For Windows 7 only) Default File Type Associations - Restore
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