everything opens with notepad

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made a mistake with "open with" under properties
now everything opens with notepad can't correct it
please help
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    try shift + right click on each file and go to "open with". Im not sure if
    the shift part is still needed or available under XP. there is also another
    window somewhere in i think options menu of a folder that has file types and
    what opens them.

    "kjpslick" wrote:

    > made a mistake with "open with" under properties
    > now everything opens with notepad can't correct it
    > please help
    >
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    In news:3EB39406-16A1-47B9-8B2B-2630E824A6F6@microsoft.com,
    Chops II <ChopsII@discussions.microsoft.com> had this to say:

    My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:

    > try shift + right click on each file and go to "open with". Im not
    > sure if the shift part is still needed or available under XP. there
    > is also another window somewhere in i think options menu of a folder
    > that has file types and what opens them.
    >
    > "kjpslick" wrote:
    >
    >> made a mistake with "open with" under properties
    >> now everything opens with notepad can't correct it
    >> please help

    That'd be correct. Open MY COMPUTER, click on tools, options, file type...
    Make the changes there though that MIGHT be a setting that will be recovered
    with a system restore. Restore to a day or so ago (or before you made this
    error) and see if that helps?

    Galen
    --
    Signature changed for a moment of silence.
    Rest well Alex and we'll see you on the other side.
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