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Open from within application fine. TerryNet, Sep 19, 2010 #9 nastechee Thread Starter Joined: Feb 24, 2008 Messages: 45 Yes - it takes me to the same place. ('Open with' window) Problem is that I can It can stop working for two major reasons: either the file association is broken or the registry got corrupted. Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:13 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This is old but still seems to be some issues. http://electrictricycle.net/windows-7/cannot-change-file-type-association-windows-7.html

I was helping out a client of mine. Click on > Change program… to pick a new tool to open the respective file type. Acrobat doesn't really have anything to do with the problem. –Gedalya Oct 7 '13 at 21:41 | show 3 more comments up vote 1 down vote I was able to fix Don't know why the Open With isn't working like it should, but this should get the files associated to TinyCAD again: Copy the text in the following code block into Notepad.

Can't Change Default Program Windows 7

I have had issues with this where there are mulltiple versions of same program either x64 and x32 or concurrent versions where one hasn't been uninstalled. I had the same problem just now. During her free time she enjoys live music and spending time in nature. Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows 7 > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent

Else, just go to the respective folder. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. I had similar problem when php files all of a sudden started opening with Acrobat which caused an error as Acrobat can't handle php. Change Default Program Windows 7 Not Working Sunday, January 12, 2014 12:45 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I was having this problem with Excel and I used Archaeous' tip to navigate in the registry

in run bar type regedit then HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT -> APPLICATIONS -> "your application" -> shell -> open -> command. Unable To Change Default Program Extension On Windows 7 Example: atom.exe is located at HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\atom.exe delete that entry right-click the file type and try selecting the program again. Not the answer you're looking for? No, create an account now.

I'm about to try the re-install method. Cannot Associate File Type With This Program Windows 10 The linked document is of no help, since *most* applications are not listed under "Set Default Programs", and many filetypes are not listed in the "Associate Filetype with a program" list Reply Tomas February 9, 2015 at 5:09 pm Thanks To you Guys now my friends computer is fixed all of you guys for making thsi program in first i didnt believed By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy Not a member?

Unable To Change Default Program Extension On Windows 7

Worked great on Win 7 64 bits. 20-June-2013 Thursday, June 20, 2013 9:32 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Go here: http://windowsxp.mvps.org/openwithadd.htm and download the little program. Be sure to change the Save as Type: box to All Files when saving. Can't Change Default Program Windows 7 Thanks, GCrouch, for the insight. Windows 7 Always Use The Selected Program Greyed Out Unzip the file to the desktop, right-click the > lnkfix_vista.reg file and click > Merge.

When double clicking a *.dsn file I get the 'Windows can't open this file' etc of course as there's no default program for it. http://electrictricycle.net/windows-7/cannot-change-program-association-windows-7.html Where does Windows retrieve the "incorrect" value from? You can ignore the warning. and choose the preferred app the dialog box will let me select it, but when I click OK it then doesn't appear the new list. Windows 10 Default Programs Not Working

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. But I am not sure what is causing this issue, maybe windows has some kind of duplicate name of an executable of a previous version of that program, even though the I found in another thread to try this little utility to get around the Microsoft bug which has been a problem since 2008 (or longer). http://electrictricycle.net/windows-7/cannot-change-file-association-windows-vista.html The drive is always plugged in, but I need the flexibility for future backups and image restores.

share|improve this answer edited Aug 16 at 15:45 DaveInCaz 1056 answered Nov 26 '14 at 8:58 Vijay Saibola 25132 If some of your drive letters have changed - when Can't Change Default Program Windows 10 The former can be avoided by using a firewall and antivirus program, running malware scanners, and generally not visiting dubious websites or downloading and opening files from questionable sources. Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go?

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

I found in another thread to try this little utility to get around the Microsoft bug which has been a problem since 2008 (or longer). Your cache administrator is webmaster. La solution consiste bien à utiliser la commande Regedit.exe, déployer la branche HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.extension et supprimer la sous-clé nommée UserChoice Pour supprimer définitivement l'association, il faut aussi supprimer le dossier .extension dans Unable To Set Default Printer In Windows 7 Go to the concerned extension like this (I had problem with .cpp): HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.cpp Besides these two keys: OpenWithList and OpenWithProgids, it might have a third one called 'UserChoice'.

Your cache administrator is webmaster. I don´t know if was just luck, but it is worth trying... Worked great for me too, thanks for posting! this content This is not answered, please unmark it.

Code: [plain]Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.dsn] @="TinyCAD design" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TinyCAD design] @="TinyCAD design" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TinyCAD design\shell] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TinyCAD design\shell\open] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TinyCAD design\shell\open\command] @="TinyCAD %1" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TinyCAD design\shell\print] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TinyCAD design\shell\print\command] @="TinyCAD /p %1" [/plain] Double click The desired program is a 32bit application.