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some icons changed to .lnk

Posted on 2016-07-25
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on one user profile so many icons changed to .lnk (as example .rar changed .lnk) . on administrator profile all ok
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Yes, it sounds like someone accidentally did an 'Open with...' and set defaults to windows explorer.  You'll need to reset default programs for that user.
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The link referencedl
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19449-default-file-type-associations-restore.html
will change the association with .lnk  back to .rar on the appropriate icon..
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