Setting default app with "Select File"


  1. Posts : 66
    Windows 10
       #1

    Setting default app with "Select File"


    Back when I ran Windows 7 and before i was made to update to Windows 10 because I built a Ryzen system, I could set a default app by clicking a button that would open the file explorer and letting me select the executable. I am not seeing that in Windows 10, how do I select an executable to be the default program to open a file type?
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  2. Posts : 35,559
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #2

    Try rt click on the file (of the type you're interested in), Open With, and eventually (choose options at bottom of dialogue) you get a browse option.
    Setting default app with "Select File"-untitled.png

    See the Tutorial section which you're free to browse and search:
    Windows 10 Tutorial Index Windows 10 Tutorials

    Choose Default Apps in Windows 10 Windows 10 Apps Features Tutorials
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  3. Posts : 66
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    There we go, cool! Thank you.
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  4. Posts : 35,559
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #4

    Good.. there are ways to do this in the old Control Panel too.

    See too Settings, Default Programs.
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