'Settings' Default is not= Control Panel 'Default Programs' - All

  1. dalchina's Avatar
    Posts : 24,352
    Win 10 Pro (1903)
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    'Settings' Default is not= Control Panel 'Default Programs' - All


    Hi, An observation, not a question. I wanted to set Thunderbird as my default email client again (after having reset defaults whilst looking for a problem).

    So I set it as my default email client in 'System', 'Default Apps'.

    This proved not to be the same as using Control Panel, Default Programs, and setting it as handling all file types it could.

    (In particular, the first still did not mean Pop Peeper would find a client it could launch, whilst the second did).

    I'm wondering if this will prove the same for other programs.
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  2. Ztruker's Avatar
    Posts : 10,264
    Windows 10 Pro X64 1909 18363.815
       #2

    System, Default Apps??? I don't even see that option.

    'Settings' Default is not= Control Panel 'Default Programs' - All-system.jpg
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  3. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 48,962
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 19640
       #3

    Hey Rich,

    That would be in Settings like in OPTION THREE below. :)

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
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