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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,542
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
       10 Jun 2015 #11

    A note,
    In build 10130, they won't let you set the default program after you install a program. You have to go here system-settings-default apps to set the default apps/programs. It use to pop-up and ask you-Do you want to change the default app/program or keep using the default programs/apps? I preferred that.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,812
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       10 Jun 2015 #12

    groze said: View Post
    A note,
    In build 10130, they won't let you set the default program after you install a program. You have to go here system-settings-default apps to set the default apps/programs. It use to pop-up and ask you-Do you want to change the default app/program or keep using the default programs/apps? I preferred that.
    Yep, they're changing everything. Once you get used to it, though, it's not so bad.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       11 Jun 2015 #13

    groze said: View Post
    A note,
    In build 10130, they won't let you set the default program after you install a program. You have to go here system-settings-default apps to set the default apps/programs. It use to pop-up and ask you-Do you want to change the default app/program or keep using the default programs/apps? I preferred that.
    try Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Default Programs
    Set your default pgms ....
    or
    Associate a file type or protocol ...

    Some of my pgms (Gimp, Textpad) don't show up in the Set your default pgms window.

    I find it's a bit easier to use the context menu Open with.... to associate a filetype to those pgms - just make sure you put a check mark in the Always use this application to open files of this type box
    (wording might be differnt, but I think you'll figure it out
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