Windows 10: Apps by file type is no longer an option in Settings Solved

  1.    29 Oct 2016 #1

    Apps by file type is no longer an option in Settings


    Recently the Anniversary Edition update made a lot of changes. some are okay but I am still finding things that it decided to change some of my setting. I want to switch bask to some of my apps that I used for a specific file types.

    My issue is there now a way to select apps by file type i.e. filename.abc is associated a specific application. That use to be an option in setting, what they have now seems very limiting or I just do not understand.
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  2.    29 Oct 2016 #2

    What about this Settings element? Settings --> System --> Default apps --> Choose default apps by file type

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


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    HTH,
    --Ed--
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  3.    29 Oct 2016 #3

    EdTittel said: View Post
    What about this Settings element? Settings --> System --> Default apps --> Choose default apps by file type

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


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    HTH,
    --Ed--
    Glad I left the window open I did not get a notification. I do not remember seeing that and I will go look for it now. Thanks you for a fast response!!!
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  4.    29 Oct 2016 #4

    Boy do I feel stupid! I did not have a big enough window and did not scroll down before. Thank you very much. I appreciate this forum it has been a great resource!
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  5.    30 Oct 2016 #5

    You're very welcome: it's always our pleasure to help out when there's a simple, straightforward answer. Alas, too many Windows problems are a cross between an elephant and a rhinocerous: the proverbial "elephino!"
    --Ed--
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