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Windows 7: Default File Type Associations - Restore

09 Jun 2014   #720
RockyMtnHi

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

FYI, this worked for me on Windows 7 for the .bat extension. It broke on a Windows Update (???), but this fixed it. Thanks for the solution. It was for my backups scripts which I was in dire need of to get working again.


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24 Jun 2014   #721
svnpenn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks again for these files! However can you add for "Unknown" files? This is
the key

Code:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Unknown
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24 Jun 2014   #722
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by svnpenn View Post
Thanks again for these files! However can you add for "Unknown" files? This is
the key

Code:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Unknown
Hello svnpenn,

Added to the list.
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24 Jun 2014   #723
svnpenn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks, you rock!
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24 Jun 2014   #724
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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02 Jul 2014   #725
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

Hey Shawn,

"Helped" on a thread where files without extensions would try to execute.
Suggested .exe; .lnk; and Unknown - no change

The member posted that they found and removed the following key, and the issue was resolved.
I checked my machine, but the root class wasn't there, apparently it's associated with EA games

Here's what they found:
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Type]
"PreviewTitle"="prop:System.Game.RichSaveName;System.Game.RichApplicationName"
"PreviewDetails"="prop:System.Game.RichLevel;System.DateChanged;System.Game.RichComment;System.Displ ayName;System.DisplayType"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Type\Shell]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Type\Shell\Open]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Type\Shell\Open\Command]
@="E:\\GAMES\\Origin Games\\Mass Effect 2\\MassEffect2Launcher.exe "


I don't know if you want to include a Type reg file

Here's a remove Type class, not a restore default
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

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[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Type]
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02 Jul 2014   #726
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hey Bill,

Thank you. Not sure how that affected the other file extensions either.

I'll get it added now to restore blank file extension types.
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02 Jul 2014   #727
svnpenn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

To be clear, it is not ".unknown" as you have put, but "unknown". Example

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\unknown
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02 Jul 2014   #728
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by svnpenn View Post
To be clear, it is not ".unknown" as you have put, but "unknown". Example

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\unknown
No worries. It's "Unknown" without the dot in the tutorial's download.
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07 Jul 2014   #729
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello Shawn my partners laptop has gone crazy when she tried opening Pictures it asked how she wanted to open them and she picked Word and now all icons and programs have Word icons.
When I click on them it opens a Word program and then a smaller window with what looks like gobbledegook language in it.
I cannot even get to system restore as even it opens with Word is there an easy way around this??
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