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Windows 7: Default File Type Associations - Restore

02 Feb 2010   #50
205873941

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 x32bit
 
 

Brink, i dont know how to thank you..

you helped me that much.. i coudlnt Restore my PC so i thought the only way will be to Reformat..

You saved my PC, thanks! i wish i will be smart like you hehe..

By the way, i Register to the forums just to say thank you.. your awesome!


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02 Feb 2010   #51
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome T., and welcome to Seven Forums.
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16 Feb 2010   #52
Ardneh

XP, Vista
 
 

Hi Brink,

Could you make a download available for
the .zip extension fix in a non-zipped form?
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16 Feb 2010   #53
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi Ardneh and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

This does seem to be a catch-22 situation. In order to extract the fix, you need to have solved the problem for which you still need the fix.

Here is the .reg file of that fix.
Default_ZIP.reg


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16 Feb 2010   #54
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Oh my, indeed. It is fixed.
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24 Feb 2010   #55
Ardneh

XP, Vista
 
 

Thanks.
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24 Feb 2010   #56
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Ardneh.
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27 Feb 2010   #57
snowe2010

Windows 7 Starter
 
 

I have tried many registry fixes and none of them are working. I have even gone into the open with menu, unchecked the make default option and then been able to boot one application but when I log off and log back on it resets and each application just opens notepad.

The Microsoft website gives a registry edit to implement, but it does not work. Another website gave a similar edit, but it also said that what is needed is the UserChoice tab in "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.exe\"
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27 Feb 2010   #58
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Snowe, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Could you give more details on what file extension(s) this is happening with?
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27 Feb 2010   #59
snowe2010

Windows 7 Starter
 
 

Ok. This is happening only with the .exe file extension.

the best way to explain what is happening is like, the registry changes aren't sticking. I don't know what that would be called, but whenever I double click the registry edit you posted and microsoft told me to make, it tells me the changes have been applied, but when I go into regedit it shows no changes have been made.
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