I can open all my files but all my programs are coming up in word pad and i cant Tags: Configuration DOS Mode Windows 7 Last response: November 26, 2011 1:58 AM in Windows 7 Share Joan Harding November 26, 2011 12:42:11 AM Hello, How can I convert my programs back to their original state. They are coming up in word pad but they won't open and it says in word p[ad that this program cannot be run in DOS mode More about : open files programs coming word pad nikorr a b $ Windows 7 November 26, 2011 1:43:58 AM Can u use a system restore? m 0 l tlw1999 November 26, 2011 1:58:48 AM Joan Harding said:Hello, How can I convert my programs back to their original state. They are coming up in word pad but they won't open and it says in word p[ad that this program cannot be run in DOS mode You will need to fix your file associations. Go to Control Panel/Default Programs and change. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources can not open doc files in word pad Forum I accidentally changed the default program to open exe files to mickrosoft word .!!!.then every th mesing is Forum Solvedmost desktop icons became "Word's" icon-open to "file conversion-choose encoding to make readable" pop-up Forum Cant open anything(cmd/ addremove programs / system restore ect. Cant open .exe files or install anything... Forum SolvedCan't open files with certain program (Default Program stuck) Forum SolvedMy Rampage III Extreme boots up normally but when you try to open any file or program a Blue Screen of Death flashes for less Forum compressed all files by error now comes up with an error ctrl+alt+dlte to restart but cant get any further to start up.any hel Forum Open with: can't add my program to open files Forum Fan expert will install with AI Suite but it won't open comes up with some kind of program I'd problem Forum Computer boots up but cant open a program Forum Milicious program dectected (virus help) cant even open up internet? Forum Can't open program, Missing SHELL.DLL file Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !