The inf file type was associated with notepad so I deleted it and when I edit the file type and click OK and try to edit it again it comes up blank. When I close folder options and reopen it INF is gone. Ideas?

this fixed it

New PostHelpful Member!linney (TechnicalUser)
8 Sep 09 15:14
.inf is associated with Notepad by default. Or it is on a Windows 7 machine I am using, so, without checking, I assume it is in XP?

You can use this to fix up your File Associations.

Easy File Associations for Windows XP

323526 - HOW TO: Use the ASSOC Command to Display and Modify File Name Extension Associations in Windows 2000;en-us;323526&FR=1&PA=1&SD=HSCH

184082 - How to Use the Assoc Command to Change File Associations;en-us;184082&FR=1&PA=1&SD=HSCH