Windows - All files are opening with Picture manager

October 2016


All my files are being opened with Picture Manager.


Go to Start > Run > Type "regedit".

HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Current Version/Explorer/FileExt
  • Then click on the .lnk file or type of file that corresponds to your problem.
  • Then you will see the UserChoice entry. Delete this file.
  • Close the Registry Editor and restart your PC.

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