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All the .exe programs are opening in notepad


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#1 killerx525

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 11:01 PM

All the .exe programs and files are opening with notepad. The icons on the .exe are notepad icon. How can i fix this?

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 11:40 PM

Restore Default Windows 7 File Extension:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19449-default-file-type-associations-restore.html

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Posted 17 June 2011 - 12:16 AM

Hooray for Jacee! Now, the icons are still notepad, how do i change it back to it's original state?

>Michael 
System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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Posted 17 June 2011 - 10:42 AM

Rebuild your icon cache http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/49819-icon-cache-rebuild.html

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 11:13 AM

You done it again! :clapping:

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System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Games: APB: Reloaded, Hours played: 3100+  System2: Late 2011 Macbook Pro 15inch   OFw63FY.png


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Posted 18 June 2011 - 11:24 PM

OR
You can run RKill which fixes EXE associations by itself. Then just restart computer and done. Easy. Thanks to Grinler.




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