Folders (No File Type Association)

April 27, 2006 at 06:01:19
Specs: Windows XP Pro, -

I recently installed an app which changed all my folder file types to acpConvert for the use of being able to right click a folder and convert the contents media. when i un-installed the program the folders continued to stay as acpConvert so i decided to try and fix using the File Types settings in Folder Options. I can exactly remember what i didnt but my folders are no longer associated with Folders and only of acpConvert. now when i click a folder it only attempts the default action which is not to open but attempt to convert the files.

How can i restore the folders to the folder file type. this is really starting to get to me.

I have tried system restore and last known good configuration.

BTW: when i click a folder now it opens up a box to select an application to open it with. :(

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April 27, 2006 at 06:21:58

andrewmeneguz123, Are you talking about empty folders of folders with actual files in them? Can you open any file extensions?


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April 27, 2006 at 06:29:28

andrewmeneguz123, Go to the link below and download the "Folder Association Fix" which Restores default associations for File Folders. It's a ZIP file, which contains a REG (Registry) file. Download the ZIP and open it. Extract the REG file to your hard disk and double click it. Answer yes to the import prompt.

Folder Association Fix


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