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I made this reg file edit to open chrome in desktop mode in windows 8:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeHTML\shell\open\command]
 "DelegateExecute"=-
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Chrome\.exe\shell\open\command]
 "DelegateExecute"=-
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Chrome\.exe\shell\opennewwindow\command]
 "DelegateExecute"=-
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Chrome\.exe\shell
un\command]
 "DelegateExecute"=-

I don't think this works with the newest version of Chrome. Now clicking on the chrome icon does nothing, and now the application isn't available to uninstall. I"m stuck. Can anyone tell me how I can un-do what I just did. I know someone will tell me to never mess with editing my registry without making a backup. Lesson learned =/

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Delete/remove/undo/reverse the changes you made to the Registry. –  joeqwerty Jan 15 at 21:33
    
Reinstall chrome? –  tumchaaditya Jan 15 at 21:36
    
@joeqwerty I don't know what changes I made. I mean I "see" the changes above, but I found them on the internet and I don't know how to "undo" them. –  EGHDK Jan 15 at 21:43
    
@tumchaaditya I tried to un-install chrome, but now it doesn't show up in the add/remove programs list in Windows =( –  EGHDK Jan 15 at 21:44
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just run the installer again. It should take care of things. And always backup registry before messing with it –  tumchaaditya Jan 15 at 21:54
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