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Windows 7: Faded checkbox at 'Open with'?

31 Oct 2012   #1
Advice Pro

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Faded checkbox at 'Open with'?

At an 'Open with' why would the checkbox to 'Always use the selected program to open this kind of file' be faded?

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31 Oct 2012   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Advice Pro,

What type of file is this for, and method did you use to get to the "Open with" window? If through Default Programs, then that is normal.

Open With - Change Default Program

Hope this helps for now, :)
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