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Windows 7: "Always use selected program" - Always Checked or Unchecked

06 Apr 2016   #20

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

I'm glad it could help barsiq, and welcome to Seven Forums. :)

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03 May 2016   #21

Windows 7 Professional x64, Arch Linux

I found this while looking for an easier way to open unassociated filetypes with notepad (without associating them). Only the unavailable MyOpenAs_v2 would have been suitable. In lieu of that, Add "Open with Notepad" to the Context Menu for All Files is a decent solution.
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