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Windows 7: how do I set the default program for opening a folder

20 Jul 2009   #11

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Yeah, that feature in XP was removed from Vista and Windows 7. I'm happy that FileTypesMan will do the trick for you. :)

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20 Jul 2009   #12

Windows 7

Hmm, that's the first reason I'm finding for not liking win7. I'm glad there already is a work-around.:)
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