All desktop icons changed into .lnk file [Solved/Closed]

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Hello, My problem is not solved

My problem which I give 2 days ago was not solved software rstassosiation I have installed but it described error file was not found or matched please give me another solution


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approved by Jean-François Pillou on Nov 30, 2018
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Here is the solution.
change all the icons with, open with explorer. when all icons on your desktop changed to internet explorer, then follow the below steps.
  • 1. Do Windows+R key and type
    regedit
    in run box.
  • 2 Go to
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\software\microsoft\windows\currentvershion\explorer\fileExts\
  • 3. search for .lnk ext.
  • 4. delete all .lnk key or delete the userchoice key on that.
  • 5. just restart.


It will definitely work.

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For Android user , delete .ink files easily . Step 1 ) You need rooted device . Step 2) You need SD Maid pro (root) . Step 3 ) Download nd install nd open sd maid pro . Step 4 ) Open Sd maid go to Explorer . Step 5) now you will see all folders nd files in memory card just select .ink files nd delete . Thats all :)
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Hi devanisapana,

Try the resolution in the below mentioned link and see if this fixes the issue:

http://ccm.net/faq/9846-windows-7-all-shorcuts-have-been-changed-to-lnk-files

Note: The fix in the above link requires Windows Registry editing. Always make a backup of the Windows Registry before you modify any settings. For steps on how to backup Windows Registry check this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/136393.

Do reply with results.