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Windows 7: windows mediaplayer changed all icons

07 Jan 2010   #1
kuki1

 
 
windows mediaplayer changed all icons

Hi
this problem is of friend's of mine. he has windows 7 on a new laptop. yesterday, he received a media file from a friend and after opening it, all his desktop and start-menu icons turned into media player. he can't open his files because media player starts to work.
we tried to uninstall but then his desktop and start menu are just blank. he can't access system restore and safe mode doesn't help.
how can he fix it without reinstalling his windows? any ideas?
thanks for help.


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07 Jan 2010   #2
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

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08 Jan 2010   #3
kuki1

 
 

Thank you so much. it actually helped. he used LNK extension type and it all went back to normal.
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08 Jan 2010   #4
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Thanks for replying back! It's good to know that worked
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11 Mar 2012   #5
leeleeoz11

Windows 7
 
 

Hi,
Where is the file icon on media player for windows 7?
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