1. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 62
    windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #1

    File extension


    How can I add a new file extension windows 10


    Don Cole
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  2. Joined : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 3,062
    EL Capitan
       2 Weeks Ago #2

    Just add it at the end of the filename.
    Last edited by bro67; 2 Weeks Ago at 21:59.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 62
    windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #3

    File extensions


    Let me rephrase, how can I add a new file extension to Default Programs under "Associate a file type or protocol with a program."

    Don Cole
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  4. Joined : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 1,113
    10 Home x64 (1607), Pro x86 (1511 & 1607)
       2 Weeks Ago #4

    doncole said: View Post
    Let me rephrase, how can I add a new file extension to Default Programs under "Associate a file type or protocol with a program."
    The easy way is to use File Explorer, right-click on a file with the extension you want to add and select 'Open with..'. Choose an appropriate app from the lists, or browse to find the right application. Tick the 'always open with...' box and click OK.

    The harder way is to edit the registry. This tutorial has .reg files to reset each of the standard associations. Have a look at one as a guide.
    Default File Type Associations - Restore in Windows 10

    If this new file association is something you wish to set up on multiple machines or for multiple users, then this is how to export and import your custom default associations.
    Default App Associations - Export and Import for New Users in Windows
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  5. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 62
    windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #5

    Thank you Bree,

    Don Cole
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