windows 8.1 filetype association

Posted on 2014-09-03
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Last Modified: 2014-09-03
How do I specify filetype assocation in windows 8.1?
Question by:cpeters5
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Brad Groux earned 2000 total points
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Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs > Set Default Programs
Set Default Programs
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by:Joe Winograd - EE Fellow & MVE
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Here are two methods (same as W7, btw):

Control Panel
Default Programs
Associate a file type or protocol with a program

File Explorer
Right-click on file
Open with
Choose default program...

Regards, Joe

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