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Default File Associations - Restore in Windows 8

  1. #240


    Posts : 83
    Windows 7 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by deepdvd View Post
    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?
    Have a read at this How Do You Remove a Default File Association in Windows 7?

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  2. #241


    Posts : 22,026
    64-bit Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by Casey Stellar View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by deepdvd View Post
    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?
    Have a read at this How Do You Remove a Default File Association in Windows 7?
    In addition:

    File Extension Type - Unassociate - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3. #242


    Hello Brink,

    any chance you can add .ccc ?


    thanks a lot!
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  4. #243


    Posts : 22,026
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hell Jerry, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    There's not an association for .ccc files by default in Windows. If you like, you could download and merge the .reg file below and restart the computer afterwards to unassociate .ccc files.

    ccc.reg
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  5. #244


    Posts : 1
    Windows 10, Server 2012


    Thanks so much for this!
    The EXE reg file saved us on a 2008 R2 Terminal server where the EXE extension had become associated with a particular program and nothing would run! This happened via a Group Policy Preference setting gone awry.
    Tried it because the server was useless and we were looking at a restore from backup.
    We ran 'change user /install' before merging the reg file and 'change user /execute' after... not sure if that was necessary but it worked!
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  6. #245


    Posts : 22,026
    64-bit Windows 10


    I'm glad it was able to help bitginsu, and welcome to Eight Forums.
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