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RedStorm

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Hey


i was closing down some tasks in task manager yesterday (only the ones with my user name beside it). The ones i closed were programs that were running the in background and it wasd causing a bit of lag with i was online gaming. So i closed them down and i went to open up BattleField 2 and it said This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the folder options control panel. I get this error with all my programs on my computer even the xp ones. and i can not longer access my control panel because when i do explorer.exe "experiences a error" and the entire screen just shows my desktop background then comes back. Ive tried repairing my windows xp it didnt fix it and my start>programs>accessories>system>system restore has the same error so i have no idea what to do. i really would like to not have to erase my harddrive but if i have to i geuss i will. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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gerryf

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go here

http://www.dougknox..../file_assoc.htm

download the link(shortcut) association fix

unzip and double click the reg file and say yes to merge
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Thanks man so much it worked and everything is working now


Thanks :tazz:
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