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Windows 7: how do i change files 'open with' to default

23 Aug 2013   #1
1shinkim1

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how do i change files 'open with' to default

hello i write this in here becuse i cant find a solution ot any other place.

i accidently changed a DDS file, that is not suppose to open with any other program, changed the 'open with' in to window photo viewer. So all the same type of DDS file is now like this.......

this is a file, if was in defult, that should not be open when clicked and should open something like "find it on internet to see what program should be used to open properly"

oh and i did not have the previous version system to on so there is no previous version saved.....

also i found that for similar file it was opened with something call "windows shell common Dll"

please help i will give other info if need


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23 Aug 2013   #2
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

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24 Aug 2013   #3
1shinkim1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
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i already looked that up and could not find the file that i want to default...
still thank for the reply
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24 Aug 2013   #4
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

right click the file and select properties, then next to it's name (i think) it says open with, click it and select the program you want
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24 Aug 2013   #5
1shinkim1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

there is no application that could be opened with that file.....
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24 Aug 2013   #6
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

that is the file extension?
is it .bat?
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24 Aug 2013   #7
1shinkim1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

hello there

im having some trouble so i came to see if i could get help from here........

i accidently changed a DDS file that is suppose to be open with (i think) "windows shell common Dll".
to window photo viewer.

i did not have the saved verion so i cant change back.
there is no program in the 'open with' for this file.

please help and if there need more info i will give out as soon as posible.
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24 Aug 2013   #8
1shinkim1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

im not sure what do you mean but there is no file that say .bat

oh and to give extra info this file is a mod file that i downloaded for a game and it is suppose to be a texture of something because it is in texture folder
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24 Aug 2013   #9
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

Right click the file and choose Properties what does it say under Type of file: ?
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24 Aug 2013   #10
1shinkim1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

it say DDS file (.dds)
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