Re: File associations gone haywire
Thanks very much. Actually, that's what I meant...association rather than
open with...getting my semantics all mixed up.
XP Pro SP2 x 2 + Vista Ultimate fully updated
P4 D865GBFL HT @ 3.0ghz 4.0gb DDR 700gb HD
Sapphire Radeon X1650 Pro Graphics
Creative Soundblaster Audigy 4 Audio
"Jane C" <jellybean@NOSPAMxjgarage.org> wrote in message
> Peter, going by the file sizes of those 2 files, they are .dat files.
> Font.dat and Pinball.dat. Just checked in my Pinball folder. Windows
> Shell Common Dll is the normal file association for dat files, as opposed
> to an application that opens them.
> Jane, not plain 64 bit enabled :-)
> Batteries not included. Braincell on vacation ;-)
> "Peter" <ex-brit AT rogers DOT com> wrote in message
>> ..and I can't use System restore as I dual boot = no restore available.
>> File associations for some files have changed to either neromix or
>> intervideo files and they should be whatever their default is.
>> For instance: in both XP and Vista same thing. 1st two items in Pinball
>> folder in Program files/Windows NT - at the top is Font 4kb and Pinball
>> 907kb and they have now been associated as Neromix media files...how I
>> don't know. The balance of the folder looks normal
>> I have no idea how to restore this as I don't know what the original file
>> associations were. Would a repair installation of Windows do it? By
>> the way I had transferred Pinball over to Vista manually.
>> Toronto, Canada
>> XP Pro SP2 x 2 + Vista Ultimate fully updated
>> P4 D865GBFL HT @ 3.0ghz 4.0gb DDR 700gb HD
>> Sapphire Radeon X1650 Pro Graphics
>> Creative Soundblaster Audigy 4 Audio