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Windows 7: Default File Type Associations - Restore

25 Jun 2011   #260
tropicat

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

This is the ONE FIX that worked. Thank you so much!


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25 Jun 2011   #261
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome, and welcome to Seven Forums Tropicat.
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25 Jun 2011   #262
Oaken

Windows 7
 
 

Hi Brink- awesome list thanks.

Spying this earlier I thought it might help me effect a get-around concerning my mp3 file icons. It all but did the trick other than I am now getting thumbnail images for files which have cover art, which was not the case before. I'm assuming this is because the default is for WMP? WMP is deactivated on my system, and I do not wish to disable thumbnails completely in Explorer as I use them for all other file types apart from those concerned with music.

Can you tell me if removing the WMP entries under the following registry key would have any advers effects;

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.mp3

Or is it possible to create the reg file without any WMP references?

Thanks in advance,

Oaken
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25 Jun 2011   #263
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Oaken,

That location controls what default program is used by the current user for the .mp3 file extension. I wouldn't recommend to delete the default settings at this location below if you wanted to keep Windows Media Player as the default program though.

Code:
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.mp3]
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.mp3\OpenWithList]
"a"="wmplayer.exe"
"MRUList"="a"
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.mp3\OpenWithProgids]
"WMP11.AssocFile.MP3"=hex(0):
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.mp3\UserChoice]
"Progid"="WMP11.AssocFile.MP3"
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25 Jun 2011   #264
Oaken

Windows 7
 
 

Hi Brink,

Thank you for the info. I was actually thinking to get rid of any reg items for WMP earlier, though I think I'll have to start a thread for the issue once my brain has cooled down.
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25 Jun 2011   #265
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome. Just let me know if you need any help with it.
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27 Jun 2011   #266
rover3500

windows 7 Premium
 
 

Thanx alot for all your work,this list is bound to come in handy sometime(for me anyway)...Thanx alot,have bookied this page
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27 Jun 2011   #267
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Simon, and thank you.
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01 Jul 2011   #268
kiara

Windows 7
 
 

Hi Brink,

Can you help me with a .tmp file extension?

Thanks.
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01 Jul 2011   #269
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Kiara, and welcome to Seven Forums.

TMP has been added to the list to help. By default, this file extension does not have a program associated with it, so the download will restore this file extension to the default of being unassociated.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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