File Association Fixes for Windows 7

This page contains the file association fixes for some of the common file types. These fixes are applicable for Windows® 7 systems only.

AVIIMGSCR
BATINFTIF/TIFF
BMPJPE/JPEG/JPGTXT
CHMJSVBS
CMDLNKWMA
COMMP3WMV
EXEMPE/MPEG/MPGXML
GIFMSCZIP
HTM/HTMLPNG 
ICOREG 
 
DirectoryDriveFolder

Instructions

To fix the association for a particular file type:

1. Download the corresponding fix from the above table. (Use Right-click – Save as option in your browser to download the fixes.)

2. Unzip the file and extract the .REG file to Desktop.

3. Right-click the REG file and choose Merge. Alternately, you can open the Registry Editor and then using the Import option from the File menu, to merge the REG file contents.

Note that you need to be an administrator to apply these fixes.

For Windows Vista, visit the File association fixes for Windows Vista page.



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  2. Thank you so much for this site! Tried all kinds of fixes to no avail…this one fixed my exe file issue immediately

  3. Thank You, I was so worried that something happened to my pc and all my games, documents, etc. gone I was nearly mad.
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