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Old 08-07-2011, 04:01 PM   #1
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My computer has started using the same program to open every other program or file. As an example, when i want to open "Cubase 5" from the desktop, every other shortcut/program on the desktop and in the "start-menu(?)" will be opened with Cubase 5. If I then decide to open Windows Media Player, all programs/shortcuts will be opened i WMP, unless I always choose a new program and so on.
It's quite hard to explain, but I hope you get it.

Any way to solve this problem, so the programs/shortcuts will open normally?

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Old 08-08-2011, 09:42 AM   #2
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Hello and welcome to CF!

When you're opening the file, are you right clicking on the file and then selecting "Choose default program"? You may be selecting a link, then setting the default program for that type of file (link/shortcut) to Cubase 5 or WMP. Try restoring your machine using System Restore under Accessories/System Tools and see if that restores the defaults. If this isn't the case, please explain in a little more detail although I believe a System Restore will resolve the issue.

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Old 08-08-2011, 12:51 PM   #3
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I think you pretty much understand the problem. First of all, I can't select something as "Choose default program" - it's simply not an option if I right-click on the program/file.
About restoring the system, I've already tried that, but at some point it didn't work.
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