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Windows 7: Default File Type Associations - Restore

05 Jan 2011   #190
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news Gags. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted. Thank you for posting back with your results.


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08 Jan 2011   #191
jedalton

windows 7 ultimiate x64
 
 
saved my BUTT

Thank you so much as this saved my BUTT!
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08 Jan 2011   #192
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Jedalton, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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16 Jan 2011   #193
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi Shawn,

Great tutorial. I had wmv and mpg extensions corrupted by uninstalling VLC (at least I think it was as a few days have passed). The only problem I found was that when I did a restart my system drive was marked dirty. A chkdsk sorted that though and all seems well now.

Keith
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16 Jan 2011   #194
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Keith,

It sounded like VLC or something may have corrupted your HDD since it was marked dirty. If it happens often, then you might check to see if your HDD may be failing.
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17 Jan 2011   #195
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Keith,

It sounded like VLC or something may have corrupted your HDD since it was marked dirty. If it happens often, then you might check to see if your HDD may be failing.
It happens from time to time after an install or removal, the last time was in November. I do a full chkdsk once a month. The last was on Saturday afternoon and was clear apart from cleaning a few unused index entries.
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26 Jan 2011   #196
John Xerri

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Outlook .pst

Hi Brink,

First time on this forum for me. I must credit you with an excellent post!

I am after the default "file extension type" for Outlook (.pst), which I couldn't see on your list.


thanks in advance


John
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26 Jan 2011   #197
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello John, and welcome to Seven Forums.

.pst files are program specific and do not have a default program by default in Windows 7 until a program like Outlook is installed. The only problem is that I can't create a default REG for .pst since it also depends on what version of Outlook was installed. It will not always be the same for everyone, so it wouldn't work for everyone.

I can create one that would set .pst files back to not having a default program though if you wanted that.

You could also use Default Programs to manually set Microsoft Outlook to be the default program along with all of it's associations.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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28 Jan 2011   #198
John Xerri

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hi Shawn,

All solved. I used the Defaults Programs, to set up the file association for Outlook .pst files.

Thanks again


John
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28 Jan 2011   #199
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome John. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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