File icon for "no program association" shows QuickTime icon.

Discussion in 'Windows Vista File Management' started by JimB, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. JimB

    JimB Guest

    There are files in Vista that have no extension (yes, I've uncheckmarke
    the option: don't show extensions for known filetypes). Normally thes
    kind of files have a neutral icon like the one on the left. Howeve
    extensionless files (like the one on the right) now suddenly show a Q
    icon. In Vista you can associat
    files to open with a program and automatically these files get the ico
    of the application. There is however no way to unassociate a filetype
    unless you directly associate the file type to another program. So I'v
    used a freeware program like Unassoc (v1.3) for Windows Vista Copyrigh
    © 2007 by Ramesh Srinivasan Website: 'Windows XP and Windows Vista
    Troubleshooting, Tips & Fixes' ( to fi
    this Vista bug to adjust some file icons. Now suddenly all files wit
    no extension show this QT icon. Very annoying, so I want those files t
    show the neutral icon again
    JimB, Feb 8, 2009
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  2. Ramesh Srinivasan, MS-MVP, Feb 9, 2009
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  3. JimB

    JimB Guest

    Did that too. Rebuild System Cache and if that didn't help Remov
    System cache. I have 2 programs that can do the job. Tune Up Utilitie
    and MicroAngelo On Displa
    JimB, Feb 9, 2009
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