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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by StueyC, Feb 21, 2010.

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  1. StueyC

    StueyC Thread Starter

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    Had a few issues recently and all sorted now apart from this one..

    Whenever I double click I get the above message and I have to click ok to select current user.

    I have tried the normal option of right click and open with all users but no change.

    It comes down to the fact that when i right click the icon, the run as rather than start is defaulted in bold text. If I click start in the menu it works, so any ideas on how to default start rather than run??.. Thanks, Stuart.
     
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  3. StueyC

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    Thanks, it said it was corrected but made no difference?, any other ideas?.

    Stuart
     
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    Is this happening for a particular file type (.lnk - shortcut) or for executables as well? Meanwhile, try this:

    1. Download FileExtInfo.zip from here:
    http://windowsxp.mvps.org/fileextinfo.htm
    2. Unzip the utility and extract the files to Desktop.
    3. Double-click "FileExtInfo.exe" to run it.
    4. Select the file type from the list box
    5. Click "View file association report"
    6. Copy the contents of the report and include it in your reply.
     
  5. StueyC

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    Thanks for this.

    It seems to be for any programme shortcut. However word doc or folder shortcuts are fine. They default to open. Where as anything that has the run as or start option when you right click has run in bold.

    I ran the programme but couldn't see the .INK in the list to provide the info.INI then INL followed..

    Thanks,

    Stuart.
     
  6. tech-win

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    Stuart, It's actually .LNK.
     
  7. StueyC

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    Ramesh, sometimes I have these moments... Sorry.. :)

    Ok,


    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.LNK]
    @="lnkfile"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.LNK\ShellEx]
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.LNK\ShellEx\{000214EE-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}]
    @="{00021401-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.LNK\ShellEx\{000214F9-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}]
    @="{00021401-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.LNK\ShellEx\{00021500-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}]
    @="{00021401-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.LNK\ShellEx\{BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1}]
    @="{00021401-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.LNK\ShellNew]
    "Command"="rundll32.exe appwiz.cpl,NewLinkHere %1"

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile]
    @="Shortcut"
    "EditFlags"=dword:00000001
    "IsShortcut"=""
    "NeverShowExt"=""
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\CLSID]
    @="{00021401-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shellex]
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers]
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Offline Files]
    @="{750fdf0e-2a26-11d1-a3ea-080036587f03}"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\{00021401-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}]
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shellex\DropHandler]
    @="{00021401-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shellex\IconHandler]
    @="{00021401-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers]
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers\ShimLayer Property Page]
    @="{513D916F-2A8E-4F51-AEAB-0CBC76FB1AF8}"
     
  8. StueyC

    StueyC Thread Starter

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    Any thoughts?

    Stuart.
     
  9. tech-win

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    Stuart,

    Sorry for the delay. Just had the Windows XP system setup (will again install Windows Home Server) for temporary use.

    Try running the .exe association fix from Doug's site:
    http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm

    If nothing helps, you may want to check if this obscure problem is caused by a third-party shell extension. Follow the steps listed in "Method 2" of the following article.

    Right-click is slow or weird behavior caused by context menu handlers:
    http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm
     
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