Windows 7 File Associations
Somehow a few users have managed to knacker up the file associations so whenever you try and open an executable ie Internet Explorer instead of opening the exe it launches the exe in notepad / word and some users have managed to make all executables associate themselves with 7 zip and keep getting the error message along the lines of "This win32 application is not valid"
Tried the MS KB here
Tried this --> Restore .EXE File Association in Windows 7/Vista After Incorrectly Associating it With Another Program - The Winhelponline Blog
Also tried the below link with regards to the exe reg file but issue is still there.
(Default) should be Code:
Default File Type Associations - Restore - Windows 7 Forums
Any other thoughts ?
Only one left I can think of is re create the user profile as other users are not effected so can logon with my domain admin or local admin accounts and no issues.
Think we are trying to run malware scans ( malware bytes / sophos etc ) at the min