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Windows 7: Default File Association Problem

22 Aug 2013   #1
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Default File Association Problem

I am wanting to make MPC-HC player my default for video playback. However, when I do the 'Open With', check the 'always use this as default' box, and select the .exe, the 'Open With' dialogue's 'OK' button is greyed out. I even did the restore default assoc. tutorial here with no luck. Help!

-thnx


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22 Aug 2013   #2
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

try right clicking and click properties, there should be an open with under the first tab i believe, try that
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22 Aug 2013   #3
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by redfang337 View Post
try right clicking and click properties, there should be an open with under the first tab i believe, try that
tried it, no joy - thnx.
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22 Aug 2013   #4
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

will it work for any other programs?
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22 Aug 2013   #5
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

go to View> options, then click formats in MPC-HC player, then select the format the file is, (like .avi or mpg) then try
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22 Aug 2013   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

I believe you need to do this one file type at a time,
Click the Start button and click on Default programs,
Click on Associate a file type and protocol with a program,
Click on a know file type you have and click on Change programs,
Search for the program of choice and click on Make default,
Repeat.
In addition most programs like this give you the option to make them your default when installing them if this one didn't ?
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22 Aug 2013   #7
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by redfang337 View Post
go to View> options, then click formats in MPC-HC player, then select the format the file is, (like .avi or mpg) then try
touchdown! thnx !!!!
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22 Aug 2013   #8
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

welcome
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22 Aug 2013   #9
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
In addition most programs like this give you the option to make them your default when installing them if this one didn't ?
this one didn't i had to use wine to install it to see if it did, but then i went into options and saw that it may not be set for his particular video file
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