which app is used to open the exe file?

By h.yuvaraja ·
when i downloaded a exe file using IDM ,it always shows a message box like open with ,mistakenly i press the Adobe reader,now all the .exe files are opening with A.reader & shows some error messages,if i uninstall the A.reader all came to normal,but i need to use the Adobe reader tell me some idea???????

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How to change or select which program starts when you double-click a file i

by Najee73 In reply to which app is used to open ...


Hope this article will help you somewhat.


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Rather this

by TobiF In reply to which app is used to open ...

I googled "restore exe file association" and found this:

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Correct File Association

by bodeen657 In reply to which app is used to open ...

I'm assuming you are on Xp..simple fix..all u do is go to the file that u say won't open correcly..right click on it and find on properties and where u see open with will have ur to it is the change on that and find the correct program that you want to use..Your good to go...

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How to open exe file with correct program

by bodeen657 In reply to Correct File Association

Or Just right click the file that won't open on "open with" and find the program that you want to use from a popup u will will ask if u want to use the web service or select the program from the on select program from the list (second button)...find the correct program you want to will disassociate itself from the wrong program.. Hope i was of some help

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Sorry. Wrong, twice. Here is why:

by seanferd In reply to How to open exe file with ...

This is an <i>executable</i> file. What application opens executable files? What application would you pick from the list? None. Exe files are <i>self-executing</i>.

The exe "association" must be fixed as described in the link TobiF provided.

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