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Windows 7: When I open any icon on desktop, opens photoshop

14 Mar 2011   #1

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When I open any icon on desktop, opens photoshop

When I open any icon on desktop, opens photoshop. all of my exe file open with photoshope. reg edit msconfig evry thing((((((((( help meee

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14 Mar 2011   #2

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit

Hi syam4tech , When you installed Photoshop it decided it would associate itself with the icon file , follow this guide to return things to normal Open With - Change Default Program
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14 Mar 2011   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello syam4tech,

You might see if downloading and merging the lnk (LNK) and EXE options in the tutorial below may be able to fix this for you after a restart. They will restore the default associations for these file extensions.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
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