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How can I reset the default .bat file handler in Windows Vista?

How can I reset the default .bat file handler in Windows Vista?

I make a mistake one day: I made notepad the default application for opening .bat files. I've tried using cmd.exe to open a .bat file, but all it does is open a new window; it doesn't execute the script. How can I restore the default behavior for batch files? I'm using Windows Vista.

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bert [Entry]

"Download and install Creative Element Power Tools.
Open the Creative Element Power Tools Control Panel.
Turn on the Edit file type associations option, and click Accept.
Right-click a file of the type you want to change, and select Edit File Type to show this window:

Highlight .bat and remove it."