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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54 Comments

  1. Keith
    said this on Saturday, April 19th 2014 7:55 am

    This greatly solve my folder association problem for a year now. thank you so much.

  2. Jay Jani
    said this on Sunday, April 13th 2014 9:14 am

    Thanks a lot…it solved my folder opening issue.

  3. LLeon
    said this on Friday, April 11th 2014 8:32 am

    is there one for a .class file

  4. AMD Processer
    said this on Saturday, March 22nd 2014 11:59 pm

    Thanks!! The EXE files were associated with Bittorrent due to Virus which changed registry
    . Not Computer working file. But this EXE file association registry file did not corrected EXE files icon even after correct association.

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