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Windows 7: My Icons on my desktop are all the same

30 Nov 2013   #1
Windowsman123

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My Icons on my desktop are all the same

Hi bguys my desktop icons are all the same and they keep leading to my program files.Also to get to the actual thing you need to go into open with thing need help fast


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30 Nov 2013   #2
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30 Nov 2013   #3
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Go to Default File Type Associations - Restore .

Get the .reg files for
  • exe - Executable application files; and
  • lnk - Shortcut link (LNK) files.
Merge these two registries .... by double clicking on them, one by one.

Let us know the results.
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