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Windows 7: Default File Type Associations - Restore

14 Apr 2012   #440
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Did you restart the computer after applying the Package REG file?

If so, you could also do a system restore using a restore point dated before you set it to open with a program.


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14 Apr 2012   #441
Evie1234

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

yeah i did all that and all that changed is the icon for the default program it opens with, but the actual program it opens with is the same, its such a dilemma
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14 Apr 2012   #442
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Do you have an older restore point available?
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14 Apr 2012   #443
Evie1234

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

this must sound so ignorant, but i don't really get what a restore point is, so how would I find out if I had an older one
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14 Apr 2012   #444
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

So you didn't "do all that" after all.

You can click on the "System Restore" link I posted above, and it will help show you how to step by step.
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14 Apr 2012   #445
Evie1234

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

You, my friend, are an absolute Godsend, thank you so very very much
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14 Apr 2012   #446
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Evie. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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21 May 2012   #447
Techsavy

Windows 7
 
 

I am trying to restore my programs to their original file extensions because they all look like itunes icons and keep opening up with itunes? How can I restore my programs to their original file extensions? Oh by the way, the .reg file I tried to download would not allow me to download it for fear of viruses being downloaded. What do I do?
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21 May 2012   #448
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Techsavy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

What file types (extensions) is this for?

You may need to temporarily disable your antivirus program since it's blocking the .reg file downloads from running. Afterwards, enable it again.
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24 May 2012   #449
Caomhin

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Hi Brink. Short question, can you add a registry key for changing the default program for .indd files to InDesign CS6 please? Thank you in advance!
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