Windows - All my files are opening with the picture manager

December 2016

Issue


Since yerterday all my files are opening with the picture manager? I'm unable to launch any of my applications.

Solution


1 - Go to Start and in the search bar, type Regedit and press Enter

2 - The registry editor opens, click on HKEY_CURRENT_USER

3 - Then click on Software

4 - Then, click on Microsoft

5 - Then click on Windows

6 - Then click on Current Version

7 Then click Explorer

8 Then click FileExt

9 - Then click .lnk or the file type that matches your problem.

10 - Then you will see UserChoice. Delete this file.

11 - Close the Registry Editor

12 - Restart computer for your icons to be restored.


Thanks to Truster for this tip.

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