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i edited an entry in with regedit and forgot to make a backup. and now, everything is being opened by my default browser! i can't open any other programs, folders, even preferences. i can't reopen regedit and undo the change i made...

basically, everything (all extensions including exe, folders, preferences, etc) is being opened in my default browser, netscape. the address bar says something like... http://c:\winnt\regedit.exe
i can't open regedit or any other program for that matter, so i can't install and run another registry editor.

is there any other way i can edit the registry? i am not on a network by the way.

somebody please HELP!!!!!!
 

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What version of windows are you running?
 

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This is for Windows 2000 (may work as long as only your exe files got hosed)

Can you Use the run command? Try running cmd. If that doesn't work try typing command then press ok.

If you get the dos box (I saw your profile said you were running Windows 2000)

type:
ren c:\winnt\regedit.exe regedit.com

Then try to run regedit.com.

Here is more on getting your default settings back. Also can be used (I think) if you can log on as a different user.
http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBF/TIP2800/rh2809.htm
 
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