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(Solved) - Real Player Hijacked My Icons!

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  • Started 1 year ago by GaryR
  • Latest reply from warlock
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GaryR
Posts: 2

I just did a Real Player update, and it changed all my video icons to theirs. Does anybody have any advice on how to get the originals back? (I still have XP)

Posted 1 year ago
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Santo
Santo
Posts: 1288

@GaryR: Welcome to HTG.

The Real Player Update has changed the default player to it, so the icons has changed. Right click on a video file > Open With > Choose Default Program > Select the application that you had used to play videos and check the option "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file".

Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Try the EXE fix from here,
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm

Posted 1 year ago
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GaryR
Posts: 2

Thank you! I've got it working, but while I was frustrated I started pricing new computers and just ordered one! I've already downloaded the How To Geek Guide to Windows 8 ;-) I'm sure I'll need it!

Posted 1 year ago
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warlock
warlock
Posts: 4100

Congrats on the new computer. What did you do to fix the old one? Inquiring minds.........

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