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Windows 7: File association - can I dis-associate completely?

06 Mar 2011   #1
Prskater

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File association - can I dis-associate completely?

I just need to disassociate jpg or jpeg from Irfanview, which is normally the program I use for quick viewing those files. But, in Windows Explorer's type, Irfanview takes a lot of room (call me picky). For example, MP4 files are listed as such: MP4 File. But jpg isn't. How can I force Default Programs to just not list any program to open jpg or jpeg files, and instead ask every time I click on jpg or jpeg files. I know, someone will say but why? Well, we all have our quirks and that is one of mine.
For instance, I have an iPad. I asked in the Apple Communities if I could call the virtual keyboard on a whim. No one gave me a clear answer -- it can't be done -- without sermonizing about why would I want to do that, that is not what Apple meant. Sheesh! People have their own style.

So, can it be done to jpg or jpeg files?

Thank you.
Roxy


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06 Mar 2011   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Roxy,

You can download and merge the attached REG file below, then restart the computer to completely unassociate the JPG and JPEG file extensions.

If you find that you do not like having them unassociated, then you can download and merge the JPG and JPEG options in the tutorial below to restore their default associations.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn


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File Type: reg Unassociate_JPG_JPEG.reg (834 Bytes, 135 views)
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06 Mar 2011   #3
Prskater

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That did it! Thanks a mil.
Roxy
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06 Mar 2011   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Roxy. :)
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