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I would start with this article, install Process Monitor, and enable boot logging. You said exactly the same thing in this thread to people with the same problem, and for most of us it hasn't worked. (http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012671) CptAmazing11-10-2009, 09:56 AMhttps://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=2087-MZES-9065 Didn't work :[ Mangr0v311-10-2009, I have yet to restart the machine again (just too frustrated!!!) but I think it should be okay.Once again you have been too kind AND I probably won't be running the If you could please click Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Event Viewer* Now click on 'Applications' in the Left Box > View > Filter > uncheck everything except Source

The reason for doing the restore is that after cleaning the issues (this was the second time I cleaned my machine) I now get s box telling me that the system You'll find that the checkbox is completely removed now as shown in following screenshot: NOTE: As you can see, when we use Method A to disable the checkbox, the "Open With" RESOLUTION WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Back to top #2 OFFLINE krit86lr krit86lr Super Hero Members 2,040 posts Gender:Female Location:Missouri, USA Posted 17 December 2008 - 11:57 AM I am a new user and just tried my Homepage

For example, this problem occurs for folders if you complete the following procedure: 1. Get odd. .... RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORHow to Find Your Product Key Before You Upgrade to Windows 10How to Rollback Windows After the Technical PreviewHow to Force OneDrive to Store Files On Your PC Does It Have Anything Unique to Offer?American Greetings Trolls CES 2017 With #DeviceLikeNoOther Campaign ABOUT USAt TechNorms, we focus on covering tech, products, and services that impact our daily lives.

The content is copyrighted to TechNorms and may not be reproduced on other websites without written permission. Stay logged in Sign up now! Dial-a-fix has moved into 2/2 and has been there for a while, but it is still running! Too bad it was at the cost of all my games and saves.:( Confirming that this works, I ran the file with steam running and it worked perfectly, didn't reinstall or

It stops working once you restart Steam. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. God I love problem solving. see here Make a backup before changing anything, since it's possible to render the system unusable.

Windows Pro Media 8.1 x64 | 8GB Ram | 500G HDD 7200 RPM | All that I know about my graphics is that it's Intel Back to top #17 OFFLINE diabrams Windows Pro Media 8.1 x64 | 8GB Ram | 500G HDD 7200 RPM | All that I know about my graphics is that it's Intel Back to top #9 OFFLINE diabrams D13N3R11-10-2009, 04:49 PMCopy steamapps from your steam folder somewhere then uninstall steam completely but all downloaded games are in steamapps so don't worry. No members have liked this post.

Exit registry editor and try to open "Open With" dialog box. Maybe it's telling them to open with search. Here is the file I was trying to restore fromWindows Registry Editor Version 5.00[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\urn:content-classes:contentclassdef][HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\urn:content-classes:wizard/addcontentclass][HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ASWrapper.ASWrapComponent]@="ASWrapComponent Class"[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ASWrapper.ASWrapComponent\CLSID]@="{81F0237C-E2FD-49E6-8E99-1434D6E13375}"[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ASWrapper.ASWrapComponent\CurVer]@="ASWrapper.ASWrapComponent.1"[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ASWrapper.ASWrapComponent.1]@="ASWrapComponent Class"[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ASWrapper.ASWrapComponent.1\CLSID]@="{81F0237C-E2FD-49E6-8E99-1434D6E13375}"[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Collection]@="Collection"[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Collection\shell][HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Connection Manager Profile]@="Connection Manager Profile"[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Connection Manager Profile\shell][HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CorelPhotoAlbumFolder]@="Photo Album 6 Folder"[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CorelPhotoAlbumFolder\shell][HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CorelPhotoAlbumProject]@="Photo Album 6 Project"[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CorelPhotoAlbumProject\shell][HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CorelPhotoAlbumUploadAlbum]@="Photo Album 6 Upload That blows !!!

But now i totally uninstall mcafee. Find all posts by feralicious #12 2004-12-06, 01:40 PM feralicious dare to discover 63.44 GB/133.85 GB/2.11 Join Date: Nov 2004 Location: occasionally Re: I need some windows help I found the installation CD and the installation process found the CD and seemed to load something. But other folders have a third one, Customize.

  • Go to Start > Run > type ‘Regedit’4.
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  • Now copy this code into a text document and save it as steam.reg (32-bit OS) Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\steam] @="URL:steam protocol" "URL Protocol"="" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\steam\DefaultIcon] @="steam.exe" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\steam\Shell] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\steam\Shell\Open] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\steam\Shell\Open\Command] @="\"C:\\Program

There you can change the ProgId string to another application, and you can associate it with WMP by entering WMP11.AssocFile.MP3 or just pick another application right away. Getting quite irritated myself djpnuemo11-08-2009, 05:21 PMi have the same problem. ParticleSt0rm11-12-2009, 06:01 PMAlso have the same problem on vista 64.. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/660792 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

vBulletin v3.8.7, Copyright ©2000-2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc. If there was anything for you to get rid of see if that did it. I tried running the registry file while Steam was not running, but it did not work.

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Nov 13 '11 at 17:26 Process monitor might be helpful in tracking the changes though... –H.B. Verify that you have sufficient access to that key, or contact your support Personnel. Cyndiotta View Public Profile Find all posts by Cyndiotta Likes Received: 1 #5 2004-12-06, 12:57 PM SpankSinatra where am i 96.35 GB/38.40 GB/0.40 Join Date: Oct 2004 Re: Find all posts by Hottiemagnet #10 2004-12-06, 01:35 PM Beleaguered 60.20 GB/167.62 GB/2.78 Join Date: Nov 2004 Re: I need some windows help This sounds like your problem

It doesn't make sense because the Registry versions should be the same. Sorry for not having anything better to say. Windows Pro Media 8.1 x64 | 8GB Ram | 500G HDD 7200 RPM | All that I know about my graphics is that it's Intel Back to top #11 OFFLINE diabrams What bloody app opens friggin folders......it looks like IE is opening it if the search companion is what pops up.

Mine has only 2, General and Sharing. Please help ‹ NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction "My Documents" does not appear in "My Computer" › Login to post comments 31918 reads Wrong error message Wed, 2009-07-08 08:01 I could run the registry file every time I wanted to run Steam, but that would be really damn annoying. My mcafee antivirus blocked the registry changes.

No members have liked this post. windows explorer? Then he magically got a steam update today and it is now broken once again. And as noted elsewhere, on the UserChoice key my account does never have set rights, no matter if i can set the association or not (i.e.

After you perform this procedure, the None setting is removed from the value data for the Default string value in the following registry key: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell NOTE: This problem occurs even if You can change the program that file is associated with there. Hope this does it. __________________ feralicious goodies Don't get even. CptAmazing11-09-2009, 04:40 AMbump bump bump :( Mangr0v311-09-2009, 04:55 AMhttps://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=2087-MZES-9065 mysticfire660211-09-2009, 08:20 AMhttps://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=2087-MZES-9065 does absolutely nothing to fix the problem Mangr0v311-09-2009, 04:28 PMDoes this link work?: steam://appnews/440 (steam://appnews/440) Snap_shot3411-09-2009, 05:29 PMDoes this

share|improve this answer edited Apr 3 '13 at 17:16 Peter Mortensen 7,336135281 answered Nov 12 '11 at 18:42 user65130 135116 2 This is still not what i am asking for Click here to join today! if this checkbox is already disabled in your Windows and you want to enable it, then you can remove the %2 mentioned in Method A or set value of DWORD value Click Modify on the Edit menu. 4.

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