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How do I make a file type NOT open with a default program??!

I cant figure out how to make a certain file type open with nothing. I accedentally made .esp and .7z files automatically open with 7zip console http://i.imgur.com/boek1ru.png

And now the files have this weird icon and are just weird. http://i.imgur.com/6EFI9X0.png

And I want them to be how they used to look like. http://i.imgur.com/JtPpwBk.png

Is there any way to revent the file type to open with no program?
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  1. Nickeroo said:
    I cant figure out how to make a certain file type open with nothing. I accedentally made .esp and .7z files automatically open with 7zip console http://i.imgur.com/boek1ru.png

    And now the files have this weird icon and are just weird. http://i.imgur.com/6EFI9X0.png

    And I want them to be how they used to look like. http://i.imgur.com/JtPpwBk.png

    Is there any way to revent the file type to open with no program?


    Right click, Open with, Choose default program, Choose the program you want.

    Done.
  2. XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    I cant figure out how to make a certain file type open with nothing. I accedentally made .esp and .7z files automatically open with 7zip console http://i.imgur.com/boek1ru.png

    And now the files have this weird icon and are just weird. http://i.imgur.com/6EFI9X0.png

    And I want them to be how they used to look like. http://i.imgur.com/JtPpwBk.png

    Is there any way to revent the file type to open with no program?


    Right click, Open with, Choose default program, Choose the program you want.

    Done.


    NO, I want the file to NOT open with anything. Like befor. When it didnt have a default program to open with
  3. Best answer
    Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    I cant figure out how to make a certain file type open with nothing. I accedentally made .esp and .7z files automatically open with 7zip console http://i.imgur.com/boek1ru.png

    And now the files have this weird icon and are just weird. http://i.imgur.com/6EFI9X0.png

    And I want them to be how they used to look like. http://i.imgur.com/JtPpwBk.png

    Is there any way to revent the file type to open with no program?


    Right click, Open with, Choose default program, Choose the program you want.

    Done.


    NO, I want the file to NOT open with anything. Like befor. When it didnt have a default program to open with



    If you want the file to not open at all then you're going to need to edit the registry.
  4. XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    I cant figure out how to make a certain file type open with nothing. I accedentally made .esp and .7z files automatically open with 7zip console http://i.imgur.com/boek1ru.png

    And now the files have this weird icon and are just weird. http://i.imgur.com/6EFI9X0.png

    And I want them to be how they used to look like. http://i.imgur.com/JtPpwBk.png

    Is there any way to revent the file type to open with no program?


    Right click, Open with, Choose default program, Choose the program you want.

    Done.


    NO, I want the file to NOT open with anything. Like befor. When it didnt have a default program to open with



    If you want the file to not open at all then you're going to need to edit the registry.


    How would I go about doing this?
  5. Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    I cant figure out how to make a certain file type open with nothing. I accedentally made .esp and .7z files automatically open with 7zip console http://i.imgur.com/boek1ru.png

    And now the files have this weird icon and are just weird. http://i.imgur.com/6EFI9X0.png

    And I want them to be how they used to look like. http://i.imgur.com/JtPpwBk.png

    Is there any way to revent the file type to open with no program?


    Right click, Open with, Choose default program, Choose the program you want.

    Done.


    NO, I want the file to NOT open with anything. Like befor. When it didnt have a default program to open with



    If you want the file to not open at all then you're going to need to edit the registry.


    How would I go about doing this?



    Type regedit in the Start Menu search bar then find the registry entry for this file type and delete it. Be careful to backup your registry as it's really easy to mess up the registry there.
  6. XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    I cant figure out how to make a certain file type open with nothing. I accedentally made .esp and .7z files automatically open with 7zip console http://i.imgur.com/boek1ru.png

    And now the files have this weird icon and are just weird. http://i.imgur.com/6EFI9X0.png

    And I want them to be how they used to look like. http://i.imgur.com/JtPpwBk.png

    Is there any way to revent the file type to open with no program?


    Right click, Open with, Choose default program, Choose the program you want.

    Done.


    NO, I want the file to NOT open with anything. Like befor. When it didnt have a default program to open with



    If you want the file to not open at all then you're going to need to edit the registry.


    How would I go about doing this?



    Type regedit in the Start Menu search bar then find the registry entry for this file type and delete it. Be careful to backup your registry as it's really easy to mess up the registry there.


    Alright. I figured it out. ANd it no long opens with a default program. BUT... The weird icon is still there. I just want it to be the plain white one.
  7. Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    I cant figure out how to make a certain file type open with nothing. I accedentally made .esp and .7z files automatically open with 7zip console http://i.imgur.com/boek1ru.png

    And now the files have this weird icon and are just weird. http://i.imgur.com/6EFI9X0.png

    And I want them to be how they used to look like. http://i.imgur.com/JtPpwBk.png

    Is there any way to revent the file type to open with no program?


    Right click, Open with, Choose default program, Choose the program you want.

    Done.


    NO, I want the file to NOT open with anything. Like befor. When it didnt have a default program to open with



    If you want the file to not open at all then you're going to need to edit the registry.


    How would I go about doing this?



    Type regedit in the Start Menu search bar then find the registry entry for this file type and delete it. Be careful to backup your registry as it's really easy to mess up the registry there.


    Alright. I figured it out. ANd it no long opens with a default program. BUT... The weird icon is still there. I just want it to be the plain white one.



    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/change-icon-in-association-with-file-extension/4a46d2cf-405a-4e17-8158-69981531382b
  8. XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    XtremeAero426 said:
    Nickeroo said:
    I cant figure out how to make a certain file type open with nothing. I accedentally made .esp and .7z files automatically open with 7zip console http://i.imgur.com/boek1ru.png

    And now the files have this weird icon and are just weird. http://i.imgur.com/6EFI9X0.png

    And I want them to be how they used to look like. http://i.imgur.com/JtPpwBk.png

    Is there any way to revent the file type to open with no program?


    Right click, Open with, Choose default program, Choose the program you want.

    Done.


    NO, I want the file to NOT open with anything. Like befor. When it didnt have a default program to open with



    If you want the file to not open at all then you're going to need to edit the registry.


    How would I go about doing this?



    Type regedit in the Start Menu search bar then find the registry entry for this file type and delete it. Be careful to backup your registry as it's really easy to mess up the registry there.


    Alright. I figured it out. ANd it no long opens with a default program. BUT... The weird icon is still there. I just want it to be the plain white one.



    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/change-icon-in-association-with-file-extension/4a46d2cf-405a-4e17-8158-69981531382b


    Worked!! Thanks. For some reason when I double click a .7z it regenerates the data in the registry and when I double click the .7z it flashes a cmd for a millisecond and then does nothing. But yea.. Its not a prob though because thats not how you use .7z. Mybe ill figure out how to make it not regenerate the files in registry. But it worked perfactly for the .esp and .esm. And ill give you best solution.
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