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I am repairing someones computer, I was able to remove a bunch of viruses that were infesting this computer, thing is that the person had right clicked on a .exe file and set it to always open using wordpad so now all .exe files open in wordpad.

I am not entirely sure what to do to fix it, I am pretty sure you have to do something with the file types in windows explorer.
 

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The computer is using win2k pardon me for not stating that earlier. Plus I am just wondering is there a way to revert the associations back? I am not really looking forward to going through each file type on this computer and 1 by 1 reassigning them
 

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Woot fixed it :) Well for anyone else that has this problem. I had to go into windows explorer, click on tools->folder options->file types

Had to click on NEW then select advanced, file extension was exe, and associated file types was application. Hit ok brings up the exe extension to the top of the list, select it and the option to restore should appear just below the change button.
 
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