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Windows 7: Choose default program button (in Right-Click) not working

07 May 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Choose default program button (in Right-Click) not working

I get the same error,
when I right click on a file and hover the mouse on Open With option, then in the Open With context Menu, I want to choose default program for that file, it shows me an error saying:

This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action, please install a program or if, one is already installed create an association in the Default programs control panel.

But I don't want to create an association in control panel every time i want to change the default program, I just want to do it by right-clicking on a file and from "open with" menu, selecting the "Choose Default Program".

Screen Shot:

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07 May 2014   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello superus8r, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This should fix that for you. :)

Open with - Opening to Notepad or a Error Fix
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