Open .themepack in Windows 8

I can no longer open themepacks in windows 8.

could you please assist me as to what program registry entry I need to change?
MawallaceAsked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

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[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.themepack]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.themepack]
@="themepackfile"

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\themepackfile]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\themepackfile]
@="Windows Theme Pack"
"FriendlyTypeName"="@themeui.dll,-2685"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\themepackfile\DefaultIcon]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
  00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,74,00,68,00,\
  65,00,6d,00,65,00,75,00,69,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,37,00,30,\
  00,34,00,00,00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\themepackfile\shell\open\command]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
  00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,72,00,75,00,\
  6e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,20,00,25,00,53,\
  00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,\
  79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,74,00,68,00,65,00,6d,00,65,\
  00,63,00,70,00,6c,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,4f,00,70,00,65,00,6e,00,\
  54,00,68,00,65,00,6d,00,65,00,41,00,63,00,74,00,69,00,6f,00,6e,00,20,00,25,\
  00,31,00,00,00

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.themepack]

[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.themepack]

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MawallaceAuthor Commented:
10 out of 10!

Where did you get that from!
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