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Windows 7: Set file association for a file (dds) to Shell Common that execs it!

19 Aug 2014   #11
SourceAttack

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I did upgrade (from Home Premium) to Ultimate, but what does that have to do with anything?


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19 Aug 2014   #12
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Noel was only stating that mate because he is our very own wizard with activations and stuff relating to that and I don't think he meant anything by it.
But it remains that a clean install is not working then with that reg entry
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30 Aug 2014   #13
SourceAttack

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

By the way, A HAH! I have fixed the problem! I had paint.net, a program that could execute dds files successfully, and did the following steps:

1. Open start menu.
2. Click "Default Programs"
3. Click "Set your default programs"
4. Select paint.net
5. Click "Set this program as default"
Done!
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