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Windows 7: problem with opening my files again.

07 Oct 2010   #11
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

lots of people are reading this post - you can see the names below.

also i've asked for help in a special thread that you can't see...

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07 Oct 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

Vreemd... probeer eens als de computer opstart, vlak voor het windows laad scherm op F8 te drukken. ga dan in veilige modus en probeer dan eens iets te openen. dan zou je eventueel die scan opnieuw kunnen proberen. werkt dat niet herstart dan de pc opnieuw, dan weer F8, en dan laatste goede configuratie ofzo (sorry ik heb de engelse win7). als dat dan ook niet werkt, dan weer F8 met opstarten, en dan iets als (engels) Directory Service restore mode (als beschikbaar).

For people who can't talk dutch: Weird... Try when you start the computer, just before the loading screen,press F8. Then goto save mode and try to open something. you could also try the scan. if that doesn't work restart, and press F8 again. Then try last good know configuration. if that also doesn't work, then again f8 before the loading screen, and try Directory Service restore mode (if avalible).
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07 Oct 2010   #13
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

Never mind.

I see kevies99 has things under control.
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07 Oct 2010   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Please read this tutorial to help you with your file associations.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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07 Oct 2010   #15

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kevies99 View Post
Then try last good know configuration. if that also doesn't work, then again f8 before the loading screen, and try Directory Service restore mode (if avalible).
Those two can complicate matters.

A very good suggestion is the link given by Carl, namely,

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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07 Oct 2010   #16


You haven't made it clear if anything will open in another program except paint. To associate with the correct program to open a file, you have to browse into its Program File and choose the correct application. Sometimes the application will be abbreviated so you have to decipher it. Try to see if it the correct one to open the program, but don't choose it for all programs. You may need to do this for any programs you choose to open until they are all associated. I still have to associate files to programs I've not done this for yet.

If that doesn't work you have system problems and should use System Restore if you can make it show more restore points by clicking that box. Go back before the problem started.

If you read the System File Checker tutorial linked, it will show you how to open the Command Box as Administrator so it won't blink out.

As a last resort before reinstalling or factory restoring, try a Repair Install
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