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choose the program you want to use to open this file

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by magrawal, Apr 14, 2010.

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  1. magrawal

    magrawal Thread Starter

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    Hi Experts,

    I am having this problem of choosing the program to open any file. I can not even open regedit.exe as suggested in some other solutions to this problem. I can not run any exe file as it asks me to select the program. I need urgent expert help. I have Vista home premium

    thanks
     
  2. Cheeseball81

    Cheeseball81 Retired Moderator

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    Hi and welcome!

    Try this: EXEFIX

    Unzip the fix and extract the .REG file to the desktop. Right click the .REG file and choose Merge. Note: You need to be an Administrator to apply this fix.

    Restart your computer.

    If the fix opens as a text file then right click it and select Open With > Choose Program Then, select Registry Editor.

    If the Registry Editor is not in the list, browse to C:\WINDOWS and select regedit.
     
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