This page contains the file association fixes for some of the common file types. These fixes are applicable for Windows® 7 and Windows® Vista systems only.
File association fixes for Windows 7
File association fixes for Windows Vista
How to use the .reg file?
To fix the association for a particular file type:
- Download the corresponding fix from the above table. Use Right-click – Save as option in your browser to download the file.
- Unzip the file and extract the .reg file to Desktop.
- Right-click on the .reg file and choose Merge. Alternately, you can open the Registry Editor and then using the Import option from the File menu, to apply the contents.
Note that you need to be an administrator to apply these fixes.
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