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Old 12-11-2005, 05:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Default File Associations are Messed Up


I recently downloaded a free trial of the iolo System Mechanic Pro 6 on my computer and did a scan. One of the things they detected was "dangerous file associations". Not really thinking twice about it, I let the program "fix" the "problems". Because of this, now nearly all the files I use daily are opended by Notepad!! I tried to undo the actions in the program but somehow it did not save the undo info.

Is there a way to restore Windows' default file associations?


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Old 12-11-2005, 11:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try this out.Might help...

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Old 12-12-2005, 10:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Also I remember I used a program called tweakui for this problem once. I think there's an updated version for xp. You might wanna google it.
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