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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Double-Click Broken

09 Dec 2010   #11
Gamescook

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

It looks fine based on what you told me. This is really stumping me.




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09 Dec 2010   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Gamescook,

Try downloading and merging the Directory and Folder options in the tutorial below again to see if that may fix this after a restart. I have updated them to include more locations.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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09 Dec 2010   #13
Gamescook

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

Okay, how the hell did you do that? It worked perfectly!

If I can't understand how you did it, can you maybe clue me in on what seemed to go wrong? Did I make it wonky? Was it maybe a virus? I hope I don't repeat any mistakes like this in the future. Thanks so much!
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09 Dec 2010   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome. I'm happy to hear that they were able to help.

Normally the Folder and Directory protocols are not easily changed by the user. I went ahead and added to the REG files to remove these from the location in the registry that stores the user changes instead of just the normal locations to be more thorough.
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10 Dec 2010   #15
Gamescook

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

Thanks again. I guess it was something foreign to my computer that did it, or unistalling something made it wonky. Thanks again, you all saved me from having to pay up to $160 for someone to faff about for four hours total over four days before finally fixing it themselves!
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10 Dec 2010   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Anytime mate.
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