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Windows 7: Unassociate a file type


18 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Unassociate a file type

When my husband tries to download an attachment from his e-mail in yahoo, it opens in windows media player. This does not happen on my side of the computer. I was told I need to unassociate a file type. How do I do this?

Thanks so much for your help!


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18 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums.

This should help.
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18 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Navigate to Start>Control Panel>Programs>Default Programs>Set Associations.

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Select the file extension then click Change Program.


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18 Apr 2012   #4

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks so much for your help.
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18 Apr 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

You're very welcome Claudette.

Pleased to be of help.
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03 May 2012   #6

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Navigate to Start>Control Panel>Programs>Default Programs>Set Associations.

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Select the file extension then click Change Program.
Thanks for the help.
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