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Windows 7: Why do I need to keep choosing a programme to open files with?

04 Jun 2011   #1

windows 7 32 bit
Why do I need to keep choosing a programme to open files with?

Hey guys need help NOW, I was downloading a screen recorder called camstudio and once I downloaded it it asked to choose a programme to open it with, so I chose winrar because most of my other files were opened with this, but then once I chose this all of my icons in the bottom bar were changed to the winrar programme logo, so I thought if I uninstalled the winrar software the problem would be solved, so I did but now all the icons are gone and every time I try and open something it asks me to choose a programme to open it with! I need help ASAP on this one please!

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04 Jun 2011   #2
Bare Foot Kid
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W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello Brimz, welcome to Seven Forums!

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