Re: VISTA > FIXING A BROKEN EXE ASSOCIATION
"JDS_2006" <JDS_2006@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> So i was opening up an exe from a download manager and it asked the
> "open with" question - i was so busy clicking around and getting to
> understand vista that i chose INTERNET EXPLORER by accident.
> Now i cannot open up any EXE files as it just opens IE over and over
> How do i restore the "application" default back to the EXE file, it is
> listed under the file types and associations tab in Control Panel.
> This machine is now rendered useless until i can find a fix (can only
> registry fixes for XP online)
Try System Restore running it from setup DVD.
Michal Kawecki [Windows - Shell/User MVP]