All Programs opening with .lnk Extension : Solution

Posted by Sajith On 2 comments
Recent day, One of my friend's programs and some files opening with Internet explorer and the extension was "*.lnk", When he called me, I just asked Actually what happend and his replay was, The problem was started when unfortunately opened an software/file with Internet explorer and also clicked on "Always Use this software" option in Open with Window.

When He asked for Help, Finally got the solution with this problem without losing any files or software. Am sharing solution for the same here also.

First, Go to  Run window by searching RUN on start menu.

Now Enter "Regedit" and and hit Enter.

Click on Yes if an Yes or No prompt comes.

Now Go to, HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Windows/Current Version/Ext/.lnk 

Now, Delete the Folder User Preferences and Restart the mechine.

Yeah Your are Done! :D