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  • I would like to know how to reset the file type extensions back to the default for .ex files 

    Thank you for any help 

    Monday, September 8, 2014 9:36 PM

Answers

  • Hi TBurrill,


    Please share more details about your requirement for better analyze.
    1.Do you want to change the file name extensions?
    2.What is .ex file extension?
    3.What do you mean about using command prompts to reset file extensions?


    Please take the following steps to change file name extensions:
    1.Make sure that file name extensions are visible.
    2.Right-click the file you want to change, and then click Rename.
    3.Delete the file name extension, type the new extension, and then press Enter.


    For more details, please refer to the following article.
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/file-names-extensions-faq#1TC=windows-7


    If you want to rename file by command prompts, please refer to the following article.
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb490987.aspx


    Hope it will be helpful.


    Best regards,

    Fangzhou CHEN

    • Marked as answer by Michael_LS Friday, September 19, 2014 3:09 AM
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 10:47 AM

All replies

  • I would like to know how to reset the file type extensions back to the default for .ex files 

    Thank you for any help 


    If you mean .exe files, you can restore the .exe association here http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/file-asso-fixes-for-windows-7/


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    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:50 AM
  • Hi TBurrill,


    Please share more details about your requirement for better analyze.
    1.Do you want to change the file name extensions?
    2.What is .ex file extension?
    3.What do you mean about using command prompts to reset file extensions?


    Please take the following steps to change file name extensions:
    1.Make sure that file name extensions are visible.
    2.Right-click the file you want to change, and then click Rename.
    3.Delete the file name extension, type the new extension, and then press Enter.


    For more details, please refer to the following article.
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/file-names-extensions-faq#1TC=windows-7


    If you want to rename file by command prompts, please refer to the following article.
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb490987.aspx


    Hope it will be helpful.


    Best regards,

    Fangzhou CHEN

    • Marked as answer by Michael_LS Friday, September 19, 2014 3:09 AM
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 10:47 AM
  • Sorry for the lack of details I was trying to find help for someone else.

    But the links worked and thank you so much for them

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 4:19 PM