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Windows 7: All programs open with Windows Media Center

26 Apr 2010   #1
bigmuny

Win7 Ultimate
 
 
All programs open with Windows Media Center

I think a virus may have gotten through but all of a sudden every icon on my desktop changed to the green Media Center icon and all programs now open in media center, problem is I cannot do a system restore or run a virus scan because they all open with MC. I have Win7 Ultimate IE8. I can go to Control Panel and a few system programs but I am at a loss as to what virus caused this or how to repair it. Any ideas...


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26 Apr 2010   #2
Desslok

Windows 7
 
 

Go to control panel > Default Programs > then choose "associate a file type witha program", then you can change whatever program you want to run to do the restore.
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26 Apr 2010   #3
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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