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Windows 7: Default File Type Associations - Restore

18 Sep 2010   #170
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

What about trying to merge the .reg file in Safe Mode?


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18 Sep 2010   #171
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Davey,

You may be able to save the extracted Default_exe.reg file to your desktop and use Method Two in OPTION TWO of the tutorial below with the command below to merge the REG file at boot. Subsitute User-Name in the command with your actual user account name, and substitute C in the command below for what your Windows 7 drive letter shows as in the tutorial.

regedit /s C:\Users\User-Name\Desktop\Default_exe.reg

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Afterwards, you may be able to merge the other REG files normally in Windows 7.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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19 Sep 2010   #172
fsm

windows 7
 
 

Thanks, Shawn. This did work. But there is an additional wrinkle when you are trying to restore the "extract all" command. The "zip" file saved comes up with the extension ".download" which, of course, is not recognized, so that has to be renamed ".reg". Then it works. Thanks so much again. FSM
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19 Sep 2010   #173
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome FSM. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted now.
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19 Sep 2010   #174
daveyboy7979

Windows 7, I think 64bit
 
 

I will try this, but I want to print out the steps before I go ahead, thanks
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19 Sep 2010   #175
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I don't blame you Davey. Please let us know how it went.
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29 Sep 2010   #176
sajidbaji

windows 7 professional
 
 
Sajid Baji

This is one of the best articles which helped me come out of the mess which i was in.. it was great to recover my desktop items using these reg zip files. thank you once again..
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29 Sep 2010   #177
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Sajibaji, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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31 Oct 2010   #178
vishalj16

Windows 7 Ultimate X32
 
 

Thanks for ur post it helped me a lot all my programs wer opnin with ms word
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31 Oct 2010   #179
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Vishalj, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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