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For your convenience, you will find the instructions for generating these logs repeated at the bottom of this post. This article will not only share the solution to the above question, it will also discuss what file type associations are, how you can change them in general, and why so Thanksm0le is a proud member of UNITE Back to top #9 uByte uByte Topic Starter Members 243 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:FL Local time:09:18 AM Posted 23 August 2011 - 07:40 If HelpBot replies, you MUST follow step 1 in its reply so we know you need help.Orange BlossomAn ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cureSpywareBlaster, WinPatrol Plus, ESET Smart have a peek here

So I tried one of their freebies, to see if what they claim is true. Maybe this will help. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the Unzip the file to the desktop, right-click the > lnkfix_vista.reg file and click > Merge.

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Please first disable any CD emulation programs using the steps found in this topic: Why we request you disable CD Emulation when receiving Malware Removal Advice Then create another GMER log Fortunately I managed to find a little known site that offers a fix for the broken .EXE file association problem. If you want to make the change permanent, check the box next to > Always use the selected program to open this kind of file.

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  2. Make sure file extensions are shown for files in that folder (Folder Options > View > remove checkmark on "Hide extensions for known file types"), then rename file name and change
  3. Reply Tina Sieber February 11, 2015 at 6:46 pm Thanks for adding this reboot workaround, Adam.
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  6. Reply Rowen Sharp October 9, 2015 at 11:18 pm Hi Tina, My problem is that all my .exe program files have now decided to become VLC media player files.
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  10. If you've rebooted then the log will be found at C:\ Bleeping Computer is being sued by EnigmaSoft.

I couldn't get into cmd or regedit because everything was .exe and I couldn't open any of it. Click Close Finally press Report and copy and paste the contents into your next reply. That's brilliant! Windows 10 File Association Problem That fix is available free from, http://www.winhelponline.com/a.....Vista.html Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top madmacs Posts: 1438 This post has been reported.

If you click on Moderator, to the left of this post, you will find my address. Exe File Association Fix Windows 7 Else, just go to the respective folder. Matt Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. https://www.raymond.cc/blog/fix-or-restore-broken-exe-lnk-com-association-caused-by-virus/2/ You can skip the rest of this post.

It will also terminate any malicious processes found in typical areas. Exe.reg Fix Windows 7 Jim Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. Using the site is easy and fun. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP!

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Reply Adam Williams February 11, 2015 at 11:32 am I just did this, thank you. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/change-fix-broken-file-type-associations-windows-7/ Back to top #10 m0le m0le Can U Dig It? Exe Fix Windows 10 However, it probably happens more by accident, when people go through the > Open with dialog and accidentally associate the shortcut with an application. Exe Files Not Opening Windows 10 It´s dificult to push the complete picture to the beginning of the following page?

To run the fix, you need to have Administrator rights. http://yeahimadork.com/windows-10/freezes-and-error-reboot-loops.php He has 2 different .exe file fixes on that site. If you are unsure about any of these characteristics just post what you can and we will guide you.Please tell us if you have your original Windows CD/DVD available. Please now run aswMBR and TDSSKillerPlease download aswMBR ( 511KB ) to your desktop.Double click the aswMBR.exe icon to run itClick the Scan button to start the scanOn completion of the Windows 10 Exe Not Opening

Please include the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply. You can download it from bleepingcomputer.com. 3] Microsoft has also released a Fix It to fix EXE file association problems. Jim Accept This Answer · Accepted Answer · Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. http://yeahimadork.com/windows-10/endless-reboot.php a word pad window opened with several lines of code (i assume it is code), so i closed it and found that all my icons now sent me to that word

A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. File Association Fixer Windows 10 Thanksm0le is a proud member of UNITE Back to top #11 uByte uByte Topic Starter Members 243 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:FL Local time:09:18 AM Posted 24 August 2011 - 10:24 I also am going to try a repair on windows xp and see if something gets fixed in the registry when I do that.

Reply Tina July 25, 2011 at 11:28 am Snooz, I'm afraid that's a completely unrelated question and I don't know the answer.

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I was hesitant at first to download from this unknown company. I am going to reboot and check to see if running combofix again fixed the problem and will repost if anything has changed. Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. this contact form I got my .EXE file association in Windows 7 broken.