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Windows 7: Default File Type Associations - Restore

23 Jul 2011   #280

windows 7 home premium 32-bit os

Hello brink,

Where can i find tip box 4.


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23 Jul 2011   #281

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

It's the yellow Tip box under step 4 in this tutorial on the first page of this thread.
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11 Aug 2011   #282

Windows 7 home premium
Wow. It worked

This was simple, easy, efficient - no special nerdiness needed.


Thank you!
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11 Aug 2011   #283

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome Wyncee, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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17 Aug 2011   #284

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64 bit

i new in the forum and i wonder....

my AVI preview are gone for some specific reason (read in my post for more info if you wish)... does it mean i need to download the "AVI" reg for it?

also why do i need to press right click and on Merge when i can just press twice left click and than "ok" ?

(p.s feel free to help me out here if you can codecs problems... with AVI)
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17 Aug 2011   #285

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Egozi,

You could give the AVI download a try. It will only set it back to it's default associations.

You could right click on the REG file and click on Merge, or double click on it to do so. Either way is fine, I just chose this option since people's single/double click settings to open file may differ.
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17 Aug 2011   #286

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64 bit

oh i see, make sense

thanks = )

also i was wondering.. do you understand some stuff in codecs as well? if yes plz visit my post and see if you can help me out codecs problems... with AVI

sorry if i asking for alot btw... it just that i trying to solve this problem for 2 weeks allready and i just end up ruin my pc insted (and i just format it 2 months ago '-.-) and also.. i tried to restore it to the point before stuff happend not long ago... and it failed, than i tried to cancel the last restore and it failed as well...... hope it just was pure coincidence ..or that i just kill my system restore points from deleteing and installing codecs -.-

(btw i don't open this post before 2 weeks ago, just so you won't get the wrong idea XD... i tried in other sites because i don't know about this site yet back then... and when i come here and saw people finally willing to help = ) )
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23 Aug 2011   #287

windows 7 64-bit ultimate



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23 Aug 2011   #288

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're welcome Gobraman, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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23 Aug 2011   #289
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

Nice one Brink : came in very useful recently, here Virus: apps won't launch (.exe files)
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