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Windows 7: Default File Type Associations - Restore

10 Apr 2011   #230
nguena

windows seven ultimate edition
 
 
shorcuts (.lnk files) changed

hello
this solution really worked for me.
i use windows seven 32 bits
Now all my links has become normal
thanks you a lot for the help


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10 Apr 2011   #231
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Nguena, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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18 Apr 2011   #232
ELAJ

7 Starter
 
 

Wow, I never comment in any forums (ever) but seriously - THANK YOU SOOOOOO MUCH FOR THIS FIX!!! Uv saved my sanity! xxxxxxx
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18 Apr 2011   #233
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Elaj, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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05 May 2011   #234
Johnb65

64
 
 

Hi Guys,
Restoring the file default type .exe by merging the .reg file worked brilliantly for me. I am delighted if i hadnt found this post i would have been lost.
All i had to do was click on the .exe in the post download the file to my desktop, then right click and click merge. After that everything was back to normal.

The problem i had was by accident i had changed my .exe files to run on an ealier versions of windows and mine being windows 7 most of my programs would not work. Not even system restore and im not great with very technical aspects of programming so i thought i had made a big mistake and was trying for ages to fix it.
I might try and restore it now to an earlier time so it might be back as if i never did it at all. Really greatful.
Thanks Guys.
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05 May 2011   #235
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome John, and welcome to Seven Forums. Thank you for posting with your results.
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12 May 2011   #236
TSiGordo

Windows XP Pro & Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Restore default associations for .hta files would be a big help (seeing many Win-7 folks who open .hta files in Notepad for some reason.)

Thanks,

Gordo
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12 May 2011   #237
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Gordo, and welcome to Seven Forums.

HTA has been added to the list.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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14 May 2011   #238
zantek

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

hey!, I created an account only to thank u for the exe reg file u saved me a hard time really really thank u, but i still got a problem, u see i accidently changed an exe file to be opened by firefox by default then your exe reg file solved it but all the icons are still a firefox icon even when they now open with their correct program is there a way to fix this too?
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14 May 2011   #239
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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

You might see if rebuilding the icon cache may be able to help.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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