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Windows 7: Windows Media centre seems to have become my default

09 Nov 2011   #1

32 BIT Windows 7 home premium
Windows Media centre seems to have become my default

Hi There all,
Its my first time on this site and forum, recommended by a friend so bear with me please, and hello to everyone.
My problem is that Windows media centre will not allow me to open any programmes it seems to have taken over as my default, I have tried going in to control panel, programmes, to turn off windows features but as soon as i do up pops windows media centre, I have tried removing windows media centre but cant find it on un-install programmes, most of my desk top programmes have the windows media centre icon on them like it must be that which opens them. can anyone help me. James.

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09 Nov 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello James, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Downloading and merging the exe and lnk (LNK) in the tutorial below may be able to fix this for you by restoring their default associations.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
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