Windows 10: Restore Default File Type Associations in Windows 10  

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  1. Posts : 22,307
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16251
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       22 Sep 2015 #10

    edsager said: View Post
    PNG.

    I am having a very difficult time trying to be able to fix stuff so that I can see thumbnails of PNG files in Windows Explorer. Ugh.

    Thank you for your work,
    edsager
    Hello @edsager, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    I have added png to the list. I hope it will help.
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  2.    22 Sep 2015 #11

    Thanks! I hope so too!

    Again thank you,
    edsager
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  3. Posts : 22,307
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16251
    Thread Starter
       22 Sep 2015 #12

    You're most welcome. Please let us know how it went.
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  4.    22 Sep 2015 #13

    On first use, it worked for about 10%-15% of the image files.

    But then I right-clicked on one of the PNG files that was still an icon and chose to have the Photos app be the default program to open this type of file, and voila! It worked!

    Everything back to normal.

    Phew.

    Thanks again,
    edsager
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  5. Posts : 22,307
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16251
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       23 Sep 2015 #14

    Great news edsager.
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  6.    07 Oct 2015 #15

    Thank you for the tutorial Shawn. I have a REQUEST. I mistakenly associated my UltraEdit text editor to DOS .CMD files, and when I double-click on a .CMD file, it opens UltraEdit instead of a DOS window. Can you create another .REG file to reset the association for DOS .CMD files? By the way, your .BAT registration file worked great. I also linked .BAT files to UltraEdit somehow.
    ~BobLor
    Last edited by BobLor; 07 Oct 2015 at 16:25.
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  7. Posts : 22,307
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16251
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       07 Oct 2015 #16

    Hello @BobLor, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    No problem. CMD has been added to the list. I hope it helps as well.
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  8. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Home
       09 Oct 2015 #17

    I have a request for .json file type. I mistakenly open it with notepad + checked the always use this app to open .json files and now i want it back to default. Can you help me with this? Thx b4
    -Dszx
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  9. Posts : 22,307
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16251
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       10 Oct 2015 #18

    Hello Dszx, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    By default, .json is not listed.

    What did you originally have as its default program? You could use "Open with" to set it back to that program instead.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
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  10. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Home
       10 Oct 2015 #19

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Dszx, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    By default, .json is not listed.

    What did you originally have as its default program? You could use "Open with" to set it back to that program instead.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
    Its default program = unknown application. So i want to change back it from notepad to unknown application again but from the "Open with" list there's no unknown application to set as default. So... yeah can u help me how to make .json file type to unknown app again as default? Thx for reply btw
    -Dszx
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