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Default File Associations - Restore in Windows 8

  1. #230


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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.

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  2. #231


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8


    Is there any way you could add .pcr extensions to the fix?? It is a Print Shop extension (Broderbund) and I can't open my files. Help if you can please : )

    Thank you,
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  3. #232


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Melrod, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    There's not an association for .pcr files by default in Windows. If you like, you could use Open with to set .pcr files to open with Print Shop.

    Open with - Change Default Program in Windows 8
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  4. #233


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    Windows 8.1


    I've twice tried to remedy opening an .exe file that opens in Notepad, but with no succes. I ran the exe.reg app, restarted Windows, and the file still opens in Notepad. Please help.
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  5. #234


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Rog, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you could doing a system restore using a restore point dated before this happened should be able to sort it for you.,

    System Restore - How to Do in Windows 8
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  6. #235


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Thanks for your speedy reply Brink. I don't know when this happened. Quite frankly, its only happening with the Crucial System Scanner app, which is used to scan my systems RAM and HDD to determine upgrade options. I don't wish to do a restore because I've spent a significant amount of time installing software and configuring my new PC to suit my needs. I'm hoping to resolve this by some other means, and I'm willing to cut my losses since its only happening with this one app.
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  7. #236


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Rog,

    It appears that the CrucialScan.exe file creates an .htm file, then tries to open the .htm file to scan your system with.

    Crucial.com - Crucial System Scanner

    Setting to open .htm files with Internet Explorer should sort this for you. The downloads in the tutorial for .htm and .html will do this for you.
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  8. #237


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Brink, that totally did the trick! Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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  9. #238


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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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  10. #239


    Posts : 1
    Windows 10


    I have a user with this issue for .docx and .xlsx files. Doing Open With... and check the always box doesn't solve the problem. Can someone make a .reg fix for these extensions?
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