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When i click on an icon on my desktop, it gives me a windows cannot open this file message. i talked to someone else about this message and they said my registry was corrupted and i was wondering how do i fix this when i can't restore my computer of do anything else with it...i can't download anything without it telling me windows cannot open this file on all of my programs on my computer

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Try this. Open "my computer" click on tools and then "folder options" Select "file types" tab and choose "new" type in EXE and select advanced and select "application" it may ask you to overwright as the item is already there. Close the folder options screen and test. Hope this helps.

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