.LNK File association fix for Windows Vista and Windows 7

All desktop shortcut icons are changed to different file association format (E.g. : to Internet Explorer, Adobe Reader.. etc.,)

  1. Click Start > Run and type “ Regedit
  2. Backup the registry before making any changes.
  3. Navigate to the below location and make the following changes
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.lnk and delete the key “ UserChoice
  4.  Restart the computer, issue should be fixed.

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