SOLVED: Windows 7 Extensionless File Icon

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Koloblicin

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I had the exact same problem as described by draclan12 in this thread: Windows 7 Extensionless File Icon.
That is my windows 7 (Ultimate 64bit) would stubbornly try to open extensionless files with the "Application Launcher" from the game Mass Effect 2.
Since I didn't find any other solution, I feel obliged to post mine here. ;)

Unfortunately the exact suggestion by TheOutcaste did not work, since in my case I didn't have said "UserChoice" subkey.
However I found a key in:
Code:
[SIZE=3]HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Type\Shell\Command\[/SIZE]
pointing at the Application Launcher executable, which I thought suspicious. So I backed up my registry and since the sub branch \Shell\Command\ didn't contain anything else (which doesn't necessarily mean it's not mandatory, mind you) I completely erased it.
And after restarting the explorer.exe, files with no file extension were unassociated once more. :)
 
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