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Windows 7: windows media center is opening instead of all installed programs

15 Aug 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate x86
windows media center is opening instead of all installed programs

i am using windows 7 ultimate x86. if i tried to open any installed programs then it opens windows media center only. please resolve this issue as soon as early.

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15 Aug 2012   #2

Win7 Pro-64 Bit

Try the .lnk (LNK) and .exe options in the tutorial below to see if it fixes things.

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 windows media center is opening instead of all installed programs

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