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Windows 7: WMP overwrites file associations?

13 Mar 2013   #1
Fuentes

7 HP & ULT
 
 
WMP overwrites file associations?

Hi all-

After a brand new re-install of W7, all of my *.html files open with WMP. I've set, re-set, and re-re-set the file associations and I still continue to resort to using 'Open with...' from the context menu. Any ideas on how I can cure either Firefox or WMP?

Any help is very much appreciated.


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13 Mar 2013   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

kenalcock has a solution near the bottom of this page

Firefox default but Windows Media Player opens .html files • mozillaZine Forums

good luck
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13 Mar 2013   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Fuentes,

Did you download and merge the .ref files for both the .htm and .html options in the tutorial below to restore both of their default associations?

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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15 Mar 2013   #4
Fuentes

7 HP & ULT
 
 

Thanks Brink. That seems to have solved my issue.
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15 Mar 2013   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Great news. You're most welcome.
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