Windows 10: Win10 forgets assigned default programs Solved


  1. Posts : 19
    Windows 10 64bit Home
       16 Aug 2015 #1

    Win10 forgets assigned default programs


    It's a real PITA. Not only is it extremely difficult to assign default programs (either no option for "default" or it just doesn't take my choice) for different media, but once assigned, Win10 later forgets the default program and opens it with another.

    For instance: I have assigned all audio file types (mp3, wav, m3u etc.) to open with Winamp. I've done this by manually assigning a default program for every single file type in "Control Panel - Default Programs - Associate a file type...", because every other option failed.

    Later, after a reboot, it still shows "Winamp" in the list of file types. But Win10 now opens m3u-files with VLC player! Is this a known problem? Is there any solution to this? I'm going hardcore, with registry keys etc - only need the info.

    And 2nd question: some file types are not listed under "Control Panel - Default Programs - Associate a file type...". How can i assign these missing file types to a program?

    Any help highly appreciated.
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  2. Posts : 19
    Windows 10 64bit Home
    Thread Starter
       17 Aug 2015 #2

    Never mind, got it working.
    Last edited by jjensson; 17 Aug 2015 at 10:36.
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  3.    15 Jan 2016 #3

    jjensson said: View Post
    Never mind, got it working.
    How did you solve this problem? It is still affecting me.
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