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Windows 7: All programs now opening as "Steam"

20 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
All programs now opening as "Steam"

Please help, I was trying to get a game to open 'with steam' and I accidentally changed every single one of my icons and programs into steam... I've tried doing a system restore but.. That too is opening steam.. (Not the greatest with computers xD) Would appreciate help if anyone has some advice or solutions to offer :)

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20 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 8 Pro

Try the steps in the following Tutorial to restore the Program association to relevant file extension type.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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20 Oct 2012   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Coconuthead, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Downloading and merging the .reg files for the listed lnk (LNK) and EXE options in the tutorial that dreamer posted above should hopefully fix this for you. They will restore the default associations for them.

Hope this helps, :)
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