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.exe file wont open

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November 28, 2013 4:24:20 PM

well I did a dumb thing and by mistake I opened a .exe file with winrar and set it to default. now all the .exe files that on my computer tries to open throught winrar and failed. thanks

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November 28, 2013 4:52:20 PM

Naturally you didn't say what operating system you have so we're left to guess. I'll go with Windows 7.
Open regedit and navigate to HKCU > software > Microsoft > Windows > current version > explorer > fileexts
Find the one you broke, .exe, and delete the subkey labeled userchoice
Restart.
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November 28, 2013 5:12:34 PM

Deuce65 said:
Naturally you didn't say what operating system you have so we're left to guess. I'll go with Windows 7.
Open regedit and navigate to HKCU > software > Microsoft > Windows > current version > explorer > fileexts
Find the one you broke, .exe, and delete the subkey labeled userchoice
Restart.


TNX! ( I posted under windows 7 section so i thougth i dont need to) and thank you a lot! really helped me out there
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