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My little brother accidentally set all exe files to be opened with notepad, I've been googling around for hours and nothing seems to work

im on win7. can anyone here help me out?
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Originally Posted by Manishmanny View Post

My little brother accidentally set all exe files to be opened with notepad, I've been googling around for hours and nothing seems to work

im on win7. can anyone here help me out?

Here, hope this helps.

http://www.askvg.com/solution-exe-files-always-open-with-notepad-or-other-applications/
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yea tried that, didnt work.
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Reset default programs?
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post #5 of 9
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how can i do that without launching a program?
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post #6 of 9
I know I did this once before. I'll look for my solution, hang tight
EDIT: yeah, I used richi's methods before. What exactly happens when you try that method?
Edited by KSIMP88 - 8/13/13 at 12:01am
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post #7 of 9
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I got it to work using a zipfile (method A in a link posted in thread).

Which is weird because i ran atleast 8 other fix it tools and zipfiles...

Thanks for your attention, reped you guys
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post #8 of 9
Glad to hear it's working. That's one of the most evil issues
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Manishmanny View Post

I got it to work using a zipfile (method A in a link posted in thread).

Which is weird because i ran atleast 8 other fix it tools and zipfiles...

Thanks for your attention, reped you guys

Glad to hear it worked smile.gif Cheers!

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