1.    03 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2
    windows 10

    How do i change the file association for SCR files


    Hi,
    I use files with an SCR extension to store text data. For me SCR means script.

    I would like it so that when I double-click on this file, that it opens with notepad (or something similar).
    But this file is registered as a screen saver. And I cannot change the file association.

    I have tried "Associate a file type or protocol with a program". I can select NOTEPAD but the "Current application" remains as "Unknown application". And in my folders, the file type remains "Screen saver". So this option does not work.

    I have also tried adjusting the registry entry regarding "scr" files. Or removing the registry entry. Neither works.
    And I also don't get the "right click / open with" option.

    So how do I change the file association of scr files? any suggestions?

    Thanks
    JPC
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  2.    03 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,929
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    change the file extension of your script to .script
    and associate .script with notepad

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  3.    03 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Already thought of. But this is not an option. I also use a windows 7 computer where this isn't a problem.
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