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Old 11-22-2003, 11:58 PM   #1
duddy11
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HELP! Pweeeese


Hi, This doesnt have anything to do with linux, but I dontk now where else to turn. I was trying to make it so I can see the .exe extensions in windows (view --> Folder Options --> File Types) And I created a new .exe extension. And now none of my applications work. Can someone please tell me how to fix this? what I need to do? Please hurry to my aid, lol. thanks
 
Old 11-23-2003, 12:09 AM   #2
kilgoretrout
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Try posting in the applicable windows forum here:

http://forum.pcmech.com/

I'm sure someone there can help you.
 
Old 11-23-2003, 01:04 AM   #3
Whitehat
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Delete the .exe extension that you created.

or..... Install Linux.

On a side note..... Why the FSCK would you do something like that?

Um......may get better results with a different Forum
 
Old 11-23-2003, 01:16 AM   #4
duddy11
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hehe you have a point. I think Linux is just....boring. Unless you know what your doing. I mean, Its a great OS, but I don't think its ready for "basic" peeps like me to use it
 
Old 11-23-2003, 05:41 AM   #5
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You should have gone Folder Options-->View and then untick Hide extensions for known file types.

Without knowing what you've changed, can't help with changing it back.

And to anyone who reads this:
Quote:
Its a great OS, but I don't think its ready for "basic" peeps like me to use it
. Please don't respond. We have enough threads discussing why it is ready. A quiet dignified silence is the way to go.

Move along, there's nothing to see here.
 
  


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