Restore file association for Images

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Suppose you installed a photo editing/viewing software the default file opening will be the new software installed if the software changes the registry now it u want to reset the file association do the following steps.

This reg file will restore the default file associations.
1. Copy the following (everything in the box) into notepdad.

QUOTE
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpe]
“PerceivedType”=”image”
@=”jpegfile”
“Content Type”=”image/jpeg”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpe\OpenWithProgids]
“jpegfile”=hex(0):

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpe\PersistentHandler]
@=”{098f2470-bae0-11cd-b579-08002b30bfeb}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpeg]
“PerceivedType”=”image”
@=”jpegfile”
“Content Type”=”image/jpeg”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpeg\jpegfile]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpeg\jpegfile\ShellNew]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpeg\OpenWithProgids]
“jpegfile”=hex(0):

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpeg\PersistentHandler]
@=”{098f2470-bae0-11cd-b579-08002b30bfeb}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg]
“PerceivedType”=”image”
@=”jpegfile”
“Content Type”=”image/jpeg”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg\jpegfile]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg\jpegfile\ShellNew]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg\OpenWithProgids]
“jpegfile”=hex(0):

2. Save the file as xp_jpg_jpe_jpeg_file_assoc_fix.reg
3. Double click the file to import into your registry.

NOTE: If your anti-virus software warns you of a “malicious” script, this is normal if you have “Script Safe” or similar technology enabled.

+Kerry Tiwana is a full time tech savvy blogger, author and founder of TechMafia, you can follow him on Facebook.

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