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Game Explorer stopped working!

  1. #1


    Jake Eyre Guest

    Game Explorer stopped working!

    My Vista Game Explorer has stopped working. When I d-click on a game in there
    now, I get the following error:

    "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this
    action. Create an association in the Set Associations control panel"

    This happens for installed games and Windows Vista ones.

    I have Ultimate on a clean-install.

    Also, where is Texas Hold 'Em??

    Thanks

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  2. #2


    Steve Guest

    Re: Game Explorer stopped working!


    Try recreating a manual link in Games Explorer to the game. I dont think
    dragging and dropping works very well.

    hope this helps

    Steve


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  3. #3


    Jake Eyre Guest

    Re: Game Explorer stopped working!

    Thanks for the reply, Steve,

    I am unable to either create links nor delete the ones that are in
    there..What is the real path of the folder?

    Do you know where Texas Hold 'Em is?

    "Steve" wrote:

    >
    > Try recreating a manual link in Games Explorer to the game. I dont think
    > dragging and dropping works very well.
    >
    > hope this helps
    >
    > Steve
    >
    >
    > --
    > Steve
    > http://www.vistaheads.com
    >
    >


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  4. #4


    Jane C Guest

    Re: Game Explorer stopped working!

    Jake, did you do a registry tweak or use a 3rd party tweak to remove the
    shortcut arrow overlays on desktop icons? If you removed the "IsShortcut"
    key, then that is why your games links no longer work in Game Explorer.

    --
    Jane, not plain 64 bit enabled :-)
    Batteries not included. Braincell on vacation ;-)
    "Jake Eyre" <JakeEyre@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:B06203D7-530A-4FC7-80FE-1DFB510F9225@microsoft.com...
    > Thanks for the reply, Steve,
    >
    > I am unable to either create links nor delete the ones that are in
    > there..What is the real path of the folder?
    >
    > Do you know where Texas Hold 'Em is?
    >
    > "Steve" wrote:
    >
    >>
    >> Try recreating a manual link in Games Explorer to the game. I dont think
    >> dragging and dropping works very well.
    >>
    >> hope this helps
    >>
    >> Steve
    >>
    >>
    >> --
    >> Steve
    >> http://www.vistaheads.com
    >>
    >>



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  5. #5


    Jake Eyre Guest

    Re: Game Explorer stopped working!

    That would be it

    Can't help but tweak a bit. Thanks, Jane

    "Jane C" wrote:

    > Jake, did you do a registry tweak or use a 3rd party tweak to remove the
    > shortcut arrow overlays on desktop icons? If you removed the "IsShortcut"
    > key, then that is why your games links no longer work in Game Explorer.
    >
    > --
    > Jane, not plain 64 bit enabled :-)
    > Batteries not included. Braincell on vacation ;-)
    > "Jake Eyre" <JakeEyre@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:B06203D7-530A-4FC7-80FE-1DFB510F9225@microsoft.com...
    > > Thanks for the reply, Steve,
    > >
    > > I am unable to either create links nor delete the ones that are in
    > > there..What is the real path of the folder?
    > >
    > > Do you know where Texas Hold 'Em is?
    > >
    > > "Steve" wrote:
    > >
    > >>
    > >> Try recreating a manual link in Games Explorer to the game. I dont think
    > >> dragging and dropping works very well.
    > >>
    > >> hope this helps
    > >>
    > >> Steve
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> --
    > >> Steve
    > >> http://www.vistaheads.com
    > >>
    > >>

    >


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