Are you able to change what your file opens with?


  1. Posts : 5
    windows 10
       #1

    Are you able to change what your file opens with?


    I have windows 10 and somehow mobi files are opening with notepad. Of course they do not read in there but I have a free ebook site in which I want to know if they too have to open with notepad. I managed to repair the extension but not the icon. Can that be done? Also it really annoys me that it appears on the default menu and matched up to notepad there and that also cannot be changed . Is there a registry tweak I can apply to get it back to the way it was?
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  2. Posts : 5,457
    windows 10 Pro ver 22H2 build 19045.4355
       #2

    .............Also it really annoys me that it appears on the default menu and matched up to notepad there and that also cannot be changed......

    Where did you see that default menu ?
    In here ?.....................

    Are you able to change what your file opens with?-default-apps.png

    If that is what you meant, you can click at Notepad > a drop down box will list more programs > select the one you want as default program.
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  3. Posts : 61
    Win 10 PRO x64
       #3

    There's a tutorial showing you how to do that.. follow this link.

    Default Apps - Choose in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    Just incase I have got that link wrong, go to the Tutorials Index/ section on this forum and look for 'Default Apps - Choose in Windows 10'

    Hope that helps.
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  4. Posts : 5
    windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #4

    Yes and it is a mobi file... and when clicked it opens in notepad David. I just do not know how that happened, all I care about are my users .. there is not a default it will open with. I want it to default as Epub does when you open it , and it says on rt.click "Pick an app"
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  5. Posts : 5,457
    windows 10 Pro ver 22H2 build 19045.4355
       #5

    Kathie said:
    Yes and it is a mobi file... and when clicked it opens in notepad David. I just do not know how that happened, all I care about are my users .. there is not a default it will open with. I want it to default as Epub does when you open it , and it says on rt.click "Pick an app"
    Do you have ePUB Reader installed ?
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  6. Posts : 5
    windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #6

    ashleyg said:
    There's a tutorial showing you how to do that.. follow this link.

    Default Apps - Choose in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    Just incase I have got that link wrong, go to the Tutorials Index/ section on this forum and look for 'Default Apps - Choose in Windows 10'

    Hope that helps.
    Thank you so much ashkeyg! I was able to repair it with one of those solutions. I appreciate the help
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  7. Posts : 5
    windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #7

    davidhk said:
    Do you have ePUB Reader installed ?
    Thank you so much David I appreciate your help as I now have it repaired.
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