Why is my PC trying to open all files in Windows Media Player?

Jack Edwards October 5, 2014
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When I open any file, it opens Windows Media Player. I don’t know what happened. My mother just clicked something on home group. Please help!

  1. Ben S
    October 5, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    Sounds like Windows Media Player was set as the default for all file types.

    This question has been asked (and answered) before, so I won't be redundant. Have a look here:

    http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/opening-windows-media-player/

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/everything-opens-up-in-windows-media-centre-need/cb9bb853-3536-4431-9438-505f72bc09e6

    http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/2-tools-change-remove-file-type-associations-windows/

    Here Tina explains how to fix your exact issue:

    http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/change-fix-broken-file-type-associations-windows-7/

    Let me know if you need any more help!

  2. ha14
    October 5, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    you have file association problem
    http://www.winhelponline.com/fileasso/lnk_fix_w7.zip
    http://www.winhelponline.com/fileasso/exe_fix_w7.zip
    download the archive on another (or you can try it on your pc), extract it transfer the reg file on usb key, plug the usb to your pc, transfer the rig file on your desktopn, click on it then reboot pc.

    you can also extract the file online
    http://online.b1.org/online
    http://wobzip.org/