Windows 10: Needa bit of help with windows 10 to open txt files with notepad... Solved

  1.    18 Dec 2015 #1

    Needa bit of help with windows 10 to open txt files with notepad...


    Windows 10 is a very nice OS... But it sure has some annoying stuff... Well at least on my machine...
    Maybe I have a Registry setting that is set wrong...
    Here is what is happening...
    I use a lot of txt files... But this is really ticking me off... I did not want to use the word I was thinking about...
    I search for a fiIe, I find it, I click on it then and get the"What do you want to open this file" window, I pick notepad and open it, get what I need and close it...
    A minute later I need to open the same file again and I click on it and the "What do you want to open this file" window opens again... Windows 10 can't remember what I used to open the file a minute earlier...
    Hell I made the txt file with notepad to begin with you would think it would know to open a file with the program that made it...
    If I want to open it with something else I would right click on the file and click "open with"...
    But windows 10 gives you the same window when you double click the txt file or right click and click open with...
    I don't remember windows xp or 7 doing this...
    Can some one tell if I can fix this... Thanks...
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 20,855
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       18 Dec 2015 #2

    Hello Raner,

    If you like you can download the .reg file for the listed txt option in OPTION TWO of the tutorial below to restore the default association for .txt files to be opened with Notepad.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    18 Dec 2015 #3

    Thanks Brink... You are the MAN... Worked Iike a champ...
    I went with option two... I saved the url for it... I will take a better look at the list tomorrow and see what else I can find that will work for me...Thanks again for the quick comeback...and you have a..."Very Merry Christmas"...
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 20,855
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       19 Dec 2015 #4

    You're most welcome Raner. I hope you have a merry Christmas as well.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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