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Windows 7: Help, LNK Files.

19 Feb 2015   #1
bronson

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Help, LNK Files.

help i got a file froma friend which was a nk file it asked what i wanted to use to open it i choose 7zip thinking it was a zip file now all programs on my computer will not open. It says error command file not found. how do i change it back to how it was help please


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19 Feb 2015   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Bronson, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yep, it sounds like you mistakenly set .lnk files to open with it instead. If you like, you could download and merge the .reg file for the listed lnk option in the tutorial below to restore it's default association.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps, :)
Shawn
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20 Feb 2015   #3
bronson

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Thank You.

EDIT: i cannot get it to work, when i right click it will not come up merge
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20 Feb 2015   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

In that case do what's in the yellow tip box under step 3. It should merge afterwards. :)
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21 Feb 2015   #5
bronson

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

i have done that and didnt work either any other options??
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21 Feb 2015   #6
bronson

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

i thi k the problem could be when i downloaded the linked thing it was a .zip and not .reg

EDIT: i was really dumb got it too work, thanks heaps brink
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21 Feb 2015   #7
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ah, great news. :)
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