1. Type "regedit" in the Run line or from an elevated CMD prompt.
2. Navigate to Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications and find your .exe name.
3. Navigate under its name to shell>open>command.
4. Under Default, make sure the application location points to the actual location of the executable.
5. Press OK and then try and reassociate the file type as you normally would.
Article ID: 2159999 - Last Review: Jun 29, 2010 - Revision: 1