Blocking Standard user from changing file type associations


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    Blocking Standard user from changing file type associations


    Is there a way to block standard users from changing file type associations when asked? in GPO or what ever way
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    @john510

    This appears to be the same registry trick. Give it one more try. Because it is located in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, you most likely will need to restart to make it apply. It's a global setting.

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    john510 said:
    This does NOT work...
    Thank you very much for troubling to reply.
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    Yeah I tried it again but it still did not work but My main goal was to stop edge from trying to hijack .PDF file extensions constancy, BUT I was able to follow these instructions, similar and this DID work the link to the post is here:
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