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       29 Oct 2015 #40

    In that case, it appears you may still have a .scm entry left in the registry somewhere.

    Use the Find and Find Next feature in Registry Editor to search for anymore .scm keys (left pane).

    Registry Editor - Find and Find Next

    For all .scm key instances found, please export them, and upload them here. I'll be happy to take a look to make sure it's safe to delete.

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       29 Oct 2015 #41

    Brink said: View Post
    In that case, it appears you may still have a .scm entry left in the registry somewhere.

    Use the Find and Find Next feature in Registry Editor to search for anymore .scm keys (left pane).

    Registry Editor - Find and Find Next

    For all .scm key instances found, please export them, and upload them here. I'll be happy to take a look to make sure it's safe to delete.

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    I dont have a way to take a image of the screen that im aware of. I can record a video of the screen, and upload that to you-tube showing some of the registry .
    Im very unsure what to do.

    Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.scm\OpenWith Progids
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       29 Oct 2015 #42

    I've also in frustration erased some folders along that fileExts .scm path . That may be one reason maybe why your reg.edit didnt take ? Im unsure.
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       29 Oct 2015 #43

    No worries. Another option is to do a system restore using a restore point dated before you mistakenly set it to open with Notepad to quickly undo it.

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       29 Oct 2015 #44

    Brink said: View Post
    No worries. Another option is to do a system restore using a restore point dated before you mistakenly set it to open with Notepad to quickly undo it.

    System Restore Windows 10

    Wont I loose files and installed programs ive installed after the restore points ? ?
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       29 Oct 2015 #45

    Yes, but hopefully you'll have a restore point available right before this happened.

    You can use step 11 in OPTION TWO to see what programs will be affected before doing the system restore though.
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       29 Oct 2015 #46

    Brink said: View Post
    Yes, but hopefully you'll have a restore point available right before this happened.

    You can use step 11 in OPTION TWO to see what programs will be affected before doing the system restore though.

    Seems i will loose too much that i cant easily replace. Tiring . Anyway i give up. I guess I will just leave it . If you come up with a less invasive method, Im all ears. good night.
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       29 Oct 2015 #47

    John1982 said: View Post
    I dont have a way to take a image of the screen that im aware of. I can record a video of the screen, and upload that to you-tube showing some of the registry .
    Im very unsure what to do.

    Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.scm\OpenWith Progids
    The .reg file should have deleted that key for you.

    Try merging it again being sure to approve all prompts, then restart.
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       30 Oct 2015 #48

    I posted on another thread you made, that worked for me, I just cut the internet explorer in task manager, its a bit different or called something different in Windows 10. The screen went all black, i navigated to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local by entering that into task in the manager- run a new task , it took me
    where
    the hidden Icon thing is , and deleted it manually. I started up the process i stopped before through task manager, new task, and entered this C:\Windows\explorer.exe and the windows appeared, when I looked at the mixed up file association i had problems with before, it was corrected
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       30 Oct 2015 #49

    Great news John.
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