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Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Strawberry123, Jan 17, 2011.

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  1. Strawberry123

    Strawberry123 Thread Starter

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    Just today i clicked on something, and then my internet icon was gone and was replaced with the media player icon. Then when i tryed to do something simple like opening up microsoft word it only opened to media player. Now almost all of my programs are like this, and will only open up to media player. But right now the only way i can access the internet is going throught different folders. and when i tryed to talk to windows support for this they wouldn't tell me what was wrong but, they told me to fix it that i needed to pay them. Is there any other way i can fix this?:confused: please someone help i'm a student, and i need my computer for homework, not just stuff to play on media player.
     
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    Go into your search bar in the start menu and do a system restore. See if that will help restore your icons to the appropriate actions.

    -- Ryan
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  4. indianacarnie

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    After you try system restore it would not hurt to run a system file check either.
     
  5. xXPing_PongXx

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  6. Phantom010

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    That's for XP only. Also, Strawberry123 is having trouble with more than .EXE files.
     
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    It works with EXE files, I've tried it myself on a Vista Machine. Strawberry123 is having trouble with .EXE files.
     
  8. Phantom010

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    THIS one if for Windows Vista.

    THIS one is for Windows 7.

    Open them all and you'll notice differences.
     
  9. Phantom010

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    Unassoc worked perfectly on a similar matter HERE.
     
  10. Elvandil

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    Do you have a Windows 7 DVD? If so, boot from it and run System Restore.

    If you can't boot from a DVD, then you will have to try Phantom010's unassociation tool to get your executables working again. Then, run SR from within Windows.
     
  11. xXPing_PongXx

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    There's not much difference at the end the all do the same thing.
     
  12. Phantom010

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    Why risk it? The original versions are available.
     
  13. Strawberry123

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    Thanks for the info, but will any of these sites\downloads crash or do something to my computer.
     
  14. Phantom010

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    No, they're not intented to make your computer crash.
     
  15. Strawberry123

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    I just tried the links that you's sent me and their not working, it just says that not all data was succesfully written to registry, some keys are open by the system or other processes.
     
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