Sunday, May 09, 2010

Executable file on Windows 7 or Vista computer starts the wrong program

If you run an .exe file on your Windows 7 or Vista computer and it opens a program other than the one you expected, even though the file's program icon displays the right program, you may need to modify the registry to get the file association of the .exe file back to the right setting. For instructions on how to do this manually, and a link to a Microsoft "Fix It" wizard that can fix the problem, see KB article 950505 at: Click Here