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Windows 7: How do I change the icon back to original? PLEASE HELP ME?

21 Jun 2012   #1
Minh1234

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How do I change the icon back to original? PLEASE HELP ME?

I accidentally change all default programs (firefox, internet explorer, EXE only files) into a different icon (utorrent) now, my programs dont function probably. How do i change it back to how they were so i can use it?
so if i open internet explorer, it opens to utorrent and says iexplore.exe:torrent is not valid bencoding


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21 Jun 2012   #2
Arc

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Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Welcome aboard

Download teh registry filse for .exe and .lnk from the link Default File Type Associations - Restore and double click to merge those in the registry hive.

Let us know if it worked or not.

At the same time, uninstall utorrent, Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker , and then you may reinstall it.
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21 Jun 2012   #3
Minh1234

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You just saved my life whoever you are! i couldnt open words and i couldnt finish my work for exams. You saved my life. thanks!
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21 Jun 2012   #4
Arc

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Hello, I am Archie . A senior member of sevenforums.

Nice to know that your problem is solved. You please mark the thread as solved, by clicking green button on the top of the quick reply box.
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