Windows 10: Restore Default File Type Associations in Windows 10  

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  1. Posts : 23,679
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
    Thread Starter
       16 Apr 2016 #110

    Hello Mark, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Windows 10 has .pdf files associated to open with Microsoft Edge by default.

    It sounds like you want to have .pdf files left unassociated to always see the open with dialog. If so, the .reg file below will do so.

    Unassociate_pdf.reg
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  2.    17 Apr 2016 #111

    Hello Brink,

    I imported the values of Unassociate_pdf.reg After i reboot Windows I get the following message in the Actioncenter:

    Name:  pdf.png
Views: 300
Size:  45.8 KB

    Translated this means. There is another app that have been set as standard app. There is a problem with the standard app for pdf-files. Microsoft Edge has been set again as standard app.

    So Windows will reassociate Microsoft Edge automatically after a reboot when the register is changed. I don't know why it does this. The goal to show the popup again I need (this has to do with image's I will make to restore workstations). What step do I miss here to get it like the factory default again?

    In the meantime, thank you again for your attention and participation.

    Mark
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  3. Posts : 23,679
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
    Thread Starter
       17 Apr 2016 #112

    Mark,

    I've added only the .pdf part from the tutorial below to stop the An app default was reset notification to the new .reg file below. Please download and merge it to see if that works better for you now.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

    Unassociate_pdf.reg
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  4.    20 Apr 2016 #113

    Hello Brink,

    This works better for me. I thank you for your fast assistance.


    Greets,

    Mark
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  5. Posts : 23,679
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
    Thread Starter
       20 Apr 2016 #114

    You're most welcome Mark. I'm glad it could help.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 64 bit
       26 Apr 2016 #115

    Hi Brink,

    Could I trouble you to create one for .crypt9 files? I have accidentally set it to utorrent and notepad.

    Thank you.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 23,679
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
    Thread Starter
       26 Apr 2016 #116

    Hello samx, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    It's no trouble at all. Here you go.

    Unassociate_crypt9.reg
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  8. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 64 bit
       26 Apr 2016 #117

    Hi Brink,

    You're a lifesaver, much appreciated!
    I'm new to windows 10.

    Thanks again!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  9. Posts : 23,679
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
    Thread Starter
       26 Apr 2016 #118

    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  10. Posts : 515
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       26 Apr 2016 #119

    I messed up my animated cursors so now they show a blank file rather than the cursor, any chance of adding a fix for .ani files?
    Thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
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