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Windows 7: File associations help!

01 Sep 2013   #11
Coastalwave

Windows 7 home I think?
 
 

Brink,

Does that photo help?


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01 Sep 2013   #12
xunile

Win 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Coastalwave View Post
Ill try to get a picture of what it does. All my media files show and open iTunes. When I did what Shawn said nothing changed.
I just want them all back to normal, if possible. When I run chrome it opens chrome but when I click on chrome it opens iTunes.
If you goto the files associations in control panel, what does it show for the type .url ?


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01 Sep 2013   #13
xunile

Win 7 x64
 
 

Have you tried to create another user and see what happens with Itunes then. Your profile might be corrupted and you might need to create a new user and then copy all of your documents over to the new one and use it instead of your current user account.
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01 Sep 2013   #14
Coastalwave

Windows 7 home I think?
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xunile View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by coastalwave View Post
ill try to get a picture of what it does. All my media files show and open itunes. When i did what shawn said nothing changed.
I just want them all back to normal, if possible. When i run chrome it opens chrome but when i click on chrome it opens itunes.
if you goto the files associations in control panel, what does it show for the type .url ?



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01 Sep 2013   #15
xunile

Win 7 x64
 
 

You have me scratching my head. The only thing I can think of is a corrupt profile.
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01 Sep 2013   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Coastalwave View Post
The affected ones in your Start Menu and desktop are for shortcuts.

When you downloaded the .reg file for the listed lnk (LNK) option in the tutorial below, make sure that you approve all the prompts in step 4 (miss one, and it'll not work), and restart the PC afterwards to apply.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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01 Sep 2013   #17
Coastalwave

Windows 7 home I think?
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Coastalwave View Post
The affected ones in your Start Menu and desktop are for shortcuts.

When you downloaded the .reg file for the listed lnk (LNK) option in the tutorial below, make sure that you approve all the prompts in step 4 (miss one, and it'll not work), and restart the PC afterwards to apply.

Default File Type Associations - Restore


It's restarting right now I followed it step by step. Everything went how it should in step 4.
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01 Sep 2013   #18
Coastalwave

Windows 7 home I think?
 
 

It still didn't work can you remotely go into the computer and try?
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02 Sep 2013   #19
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Sorry, but all help is done here in the forum.

Just to verify, is it only shortcuts that have this issue?
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02 Sep 2013   #20
Coastalwave

Windows 7 home I think?
 
 

If you see the photo I posted its every application on my laptop from the calculator to things I've downloaded such as photo editors.
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