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


  1. Posts : 36,210
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #1

    '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. Posts : 13,961
    Windows 10 Pro X64 21H1 19043.1503
       #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. Posts : 62,234
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #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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