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Most responses were to right click and set the default program to whatever I choose. You may get a better answer to your question by starting a new discussion. These links may also interest you: File Association Fixer for Windows 7 Default Programs Editor for Windows 7 Remove unwanted programs from Recommended Programs List in the Open With box How Plasma PodDec 6, 2014, 5:33 AM Jacob843 said: Hello! navigate here

That will set the program as the default to open that file type. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1013003 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Worked great for me too, thanks for posting! http://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-unable-change-default-program-extension-windows-7

Can't Change File Association Windows 7

That does not work. leave alone me... GuanhaoJun 2, 2013, 2:11 AM well the question is that he said all programs...

work. W7 does not list IrfanView so I browse for it, then select "Open". If this was an upgrade, you'll have to do some registry work. Unable To Set Default Printer In Windows 7 Set them back to default.

Make sure you tick the boxes for All Users and for association files in the options. 3) Try to do the association If not working : 4) apply the regedit solution Unable To Change Default Program Extension On Windows 7 I changed the folder to the actual one and the program appeared in the context menu list. Much better than Ccleaner.And as @nukemaster said. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-files/cant-change-the-default-program-to-open-certain/08e1f533-06b3-4c29-b9c7-ec34a777af29 Every time it loaded and the 'Associate File Types' box was unchecked, it probably scrubbed the filetype association out of the registry. –hBy2Py Dec 31 '14 at 19:36 add a comment|

Worked great on Win 7 64 bits. 20-June-2013 Thursday, June 20, 2013 9:32 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Go here: http://windowsxp.mvps.org/openwithadd.htm and download the little program. Windows 7 Always Use The Selected Program Greyed Out Once I select the program it fails to pop up as an option in the "Open With" dialog. If not, then change the path to the correct one. solved I cant open ANY files, programs, browsers and desktop softwares AT ALL !!

Unable To Change Default Program Extension On Windows 7

But nothing happened. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/3ddd2350-6323-4f3c-9377-dba0acb53a33/unable-to-associate-file-types?forum=w7itproui Proposed as answer by twebster321 Friday, February 10, 2012 2:33 AM Friday, February 10, 2012 2:33 AM Reply | Quote 5 Sign in to vote Still no answer to this bug? Can't Change File Association Windows 7 I can select Windows Live Photo Gallery instead, but that's not what I want. Can't Change Default Program Windows 10 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QubYyMbSQhg nukemasterJun 10, 2013, 2:03 AM Well, I DO see your issue, but can say something is very wrong.

Jacob843Jun 2, 2013, 3:26 AM Ok. http://globalcryptonews.com/windows-7/windows-xp-cannot-access-windows-7-share.html Ask ! But nothing happened. For me, killing explorer process via Task Manager and reopening explorer, (from task manager) via File -> new Task -> explorer.exe, completed the process of setting the default program normally and Change Default Program Windows 7 Not Working

Great. Wondering what is the cause of this, I scoured Google for an answer. nukemasterJul 2, 2013, 7:58 PM Since aford10 had the idea to try another profile, I would recommend the Solution go to them instead. his comment is here Sorry for not replying ASAP, but I have been pretty busy with school.Anyway, I tried to use a byond:// link and it didn't work.

So last weekend, my laptop which is running Windows 7 Ultimate (64-Bit) got some type of nasty malware/virus. Windows 10 Default Programs Not Working What gives??? Kedit, Aug 19, 2011 #3 DVOM Joined: Jun 20, 2002 Messages: 1,716 I googled "windows 7 can't change default program" and found these pages and programs: Default programs editor: http://superuser.com/questions/3365...ult-program-to-open-an-extension-in-windows-7 And

Immediately after that, "open with" started working again.

Just checked.. ====Cd is Professional versions... The program did not appear in the list even after I found it via browsing and selected it. in run bar type regedit then HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT -> APPLICATIONS -> "your application" -> shell -> open -> command. Cannot Associate File Type With This Program Windows 10 One likely fix for this is that there is a registry issue that isn't allowing the program to be "seen".

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Jacob843Jul 2, 2013, 5:04 AM nukemaster said: If you want to move your personal files, you can just cut and paste them because it will be almost instant.They will be under in run bar type regedit then HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT -> APPLICATIONS -> "your application" -> shell -> open -> command. weblink You will have to make all of those keys and values yourself to get the associations to work.

Thanks for the help so far.Now, this is my final issue to tackle, since the new profile switch. I had the same problem on win8.1. Result open in Word2007.There was lots of stuff to do in Registry to fix it to Chrome back. i tried to search in my back up list if i can find any of those solutions i made in a word file, but cannot find them anyway.

Jacob843Jul 2, 2013, 7:27 PM nukemaster said: I would give it a go just in case. The virus you got most likely came from bit torrent, so when it was removed malwarebytes probably thought it was cleaning the registry but failed. The Windows Club The Windows Club covers Windows 10/8/7 tips, tutorials, how-to's, features, freeware. So this leads me to believe that it is not just magnet links affected by whatever is causing this.I am using Google Chrome.

I had similar problem when php files all of a sudden started opening with Acrobat which caused an error as Acrobat can't handle php. I wanted to open .spq with SpeQ Mathematics.exe, which is a standalone program (it does not require installation). more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Jacob843Jun 2, 2013, 1:54 AM Guanhao said: i searched it on the internet..

it was about Everything you open, opens in word. I want Nikon .NEF files to open with Nikon View NX2. I was helping out a client of mine. I tried to select BitTorrent from the dialog window and it didn't add it to the list.

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. The drive is always plugged in, but I need the flexibility for future backups and image restores. For example, if your application is "MyApp.exe" and it is located at "C:\Path To MyApp\MyApp.exe", you would need to edit the key: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\MyApp.exe\shell\open\command and change the Default Value (of type REG_SZ) Since you guys seem to not understand my issue, I have decided to make a video of what is happening.

Another program hijacked it and now I have to specify "Open Wit solved after i put in a files default program all files change what to do? Fix those to point to the new version's location.