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Windows 7: Default File Type Associations - Restore

27 Oct 2011   #320
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Abdulfatha, and welcome to Seven Forums.

.bin added.


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28 Oct 2011   #321
abdulfatha

Win 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Abdulfatha, and welcome to Seven Forums.

.bin added.
Thanks a lot.
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28 Oct 2011   #322
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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28 Oct 2011   #323
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Go to the top of this page. Click on "Click here to read the entire tutorial".

Scroll down to "bin Binary file. By default in Windows 7, .bin files are not associated to be opened by a default program." and click on the word bin. All that will do is clear any associations for the .bin filetype.
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29 Oct 2011   #324
apache1963

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit
 
 
Default File Type Associations - Restore

Cheers Brink. That code worked fine for restoring my .lnk files. I went out this morning thinking I had 6-7 hrs work on the computer, reinstalling everything (Not done a backup yet, oops naughty boy, I'll remember that for the future). When I found your answer I was a tad happier and absolutely relieved when it worked first time. I can't believe I reassigned a .lnk file default program to IE9. My mouth dropped when I saw the icons on the desktop and taskbar all change to IE9 icon. lol..... (lol now anyway) Nice one.....
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29 Oct 2011   #325
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Cheers Apache, and welcome to Seven Forums. LOL, now that would have been a good photo.
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29 Oct 2011   #326
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Shawn, add me to the long list of people these reg hacks have fixed. I posted here:

Desktop icons all generic except COmputer Network Control Panel

but the fix was the lnk.reg fix. No idea why but I'm a happy camper. I just wish I'd done more investigation forst.
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29 Oct 2011   #327
weikhai

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hi. I was wondering if anybody could help me here. Well, my friend was fooling around with his computer, and he accidentally right clicked an exe file through the start menu, and changed the default program to open with Windows Photo Viewer. So, as of then, he was unable to open any .exe files as Windows Photo Viewer tries to open them. I assumed it was something to do with the .exe registration association. However when I followed the tutorial here and merged with the .exe.reg file that was provided nothing changed ._. Is there anyone who knows a way to fix this?

*sorry, turns out he edited the .lnk file instead so everything is fine haha. :P
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29 Oct 2011   #328
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
Shawn, add me to the long list of people these reg hacks have fixed. I posted here:

Desktop icons all generic except COmputer Network Control Panel

but the fix was the lnk.reg fix. No idea why but I'm a happy camper. I just wish I'd done more investigation forst.
Thank you Rich. I'm happy that it was able to help you.
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29 Oct 2011   #329
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by weikhai View Post
Hi. I was wondering if anybody could help me here. Well, my friend was fooling around with his computer, and he accidentally right clicked an exe file through the start menu, and changed the default program to open with Windows Photo Viewer. So, as of then, he was unable to open any .exe files as Windows Photo Viewer tries to open them. I assumed it was something to do with the .exe registration association. However when I followed the tutorial here and merged with the .exe.reg file that was provided nothing changed ._. Is there anyone who knows a way to fix this?

*sorry, turns out he edited the .lnk file instead so everything is fine haha. :P

Hello Weikhai, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted out.
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