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Windows 7: How do I change what a file is always set to open with?

10 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How do I change what a file is always set to open with?

Hello, I have a movie as a .iso, I opened it with alcohol 120%. After that, I clicked mount. I accidentally clicked windows media player as the program to open with and the "always open with this program" was checked. Now, whenever I mount it, the file open into WMP. How do I change this to VLC?


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10 Dec 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Evilhugbear View Post
Hello, I have a movie as a .iso, I opened it with alcohol 120%. After that, I clicked mount. I accidentally clicked windows media player as the program to open with and the "always open with this program" was checked. Now, whenever I mount it, the file open into WMP. How do I change this to VLC?
Iso, needs to be opened (mounted) by alcohol. then right click file and open with. click use always

Ken J+
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10 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Go to Default program, see which ones are listed and remove the association.

Or open Alcoho1 120% and look through options for file associations.
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10 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Evilhugbear View Post
Hello, I have a movie as a .iso, I opened it with alcohol 120%. After that, I clicked mount. I accidentally clicked windows media player as the program to open with and the "always open with this program" was checked. Now, whenever I mount it, the file open into WMP. How do I change this to VLC?
Iso, needs to be opened (mounted) by alcohol. then right click file and open with. click use always

Ken J+
Sorry if I wasn't clear, but what happens is I mount it and then it immediately opens WMP so I can't pick what to open with.
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11 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Is there a Open With.......entry on the right-clickt comyexy menu?
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11 Dec 2009   #6

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

If you can't change the association via rt. click/open with, you can do it here. Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Default Programs\Set Associations.
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11 Dec 2009   #7

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Try this freeware program"
[URK=http://nirsoft.net/utils/file_types_manager.html]FileTypesMan v1.56[/URL]


FileTypesMan v1.56 - File Types Manager for Windows
Copyright (c) 2008 - 2009 Nir Sofer

Description

FileTypesMan is an alternative to the 'File Types' tab in the 'Folder Options' of Windows. It displays the list of all file extensions and types registered on your computer. For each file type, the following information is displayed: Type Name, Description, MIME Type, Perceived Type, Flags, Browser Flags, and more.

FileTypesMan also allows you to easily edit the properties and flags of each file type, as well as it allows you to add, edit, and remove actions in a file type



More.........FileTypesMan - Alternative to 'File Types' manager of Windows.
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