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Windows 7: weird. 7 is not associating a file type with program

01 Aug 2018   #1
emtokay

new york
 
 
weird. 7 is not associating a file type with program

all of a sudden, all my mp3's are not recognized as such by 7,,,,i think. let me explain....

i have quintessential player set as the default mp3 player. however all my mp3's lost their quintessential icon and now use a generic file type icon. i can still click on any mp3 and quintessential plays them, but here's where it gets confusing....

i want to tag some mp3's and when i search for those mp3's in this program, mp3 tag, NO mp3's show up because 7, i think, refuses to recognize them as such(hence the generic file type replacement of the quintessential icon). if i do a search for *.mp3 they all are found, it's just that they all have lost the proper icon.

i hope i explained this properly


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01 Aug 2018   #2
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN
 
 

Hi emtokay,
Welcome to SevenForums!
Do you have a restore point prior to your issue?
Have you tried reinstalling quintessential player?
Have you tried rebuilding the icon cache?
Icon Cache - Rebuild
Have you tried resetting mp3 file association?
File Extension Type - Restore Default Associations
Here's the direct link to mp3 default association
Nic
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02 Aug 2018   #3
emtokay

new york
 
 

thx. i will check those off
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02 Aug 2018   #4
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN
 
 

No problem, hope it works for you!
Nic
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11 Aug 2018   #5
emtokay

new york
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snick View Post
No problem, hope it works for you!
Nic
i defaulted the mp3 files to windows media player, then back to quintessential. now everything is back to normal.

any idea what happened?

thx
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