1.    05 Jun 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 16
    Win 7 64 bit Pro

    "always use this app" missing in windows 10

    When I go into the control panel to set default apps, and pick a type, say browser, I'd expect to see a box "always use this app" in the pop up window. There is none, and so clicking on an app has absolutely no affect. I am logged into an ADMIN account. How do I get that box back?
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  2.    05 Jun 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,891
    windows 10 Home threshold2

    You will see that "always use this app" option ONLY if you are using the Open With right click Context Menu.

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    You won't see that "always use this app" option if you are using Control Panel > Default programs > Set your default programs.
    Instead you will see this..................

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  3.    05 Jun 2016 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 16
    Win 7 64 bit Pro
    Thread Starter

    If you use "Choose Default Apps" fro Settings, - that's broken. If you use Control Panel Default Programs Set Your Default Programs, that works normally. So I'm not 'stuck' - just annoyed that the Settings method has no effect whatsoever. Though after you change it in Control Panel, the Settings view reflects the changes I made.
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