Windows 10: Cant set the default app for extensions

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  1. alexn310 Win User

    Cant set the default app for extensions


    Im trying to set the default app for the extension .res but it wont let me

    :)
     
    alexn310, Oct 11, 2018
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  2. remove apps defaulting per extension

    Hi,

    Kindly follow the below steps and check if it helps.


    • Press Windows + I keys on the keyboard to open settings menu.

    • Click on System.

    • Select Default apps on the left navigation pane of the system settings menu.

    • Click on Choose default apps by file type
      from the right hand side of the Default apps settings menu.

    • Here you may set the default apps for the file types as you wish.
    Note: You may also click on Choose default apps by protocol from the Default apps settings menu if you wish to set the default apps by protocol.

    I hope the above information helps. Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with Windows. We are glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
     
    Deepak_Krishnan R, Oct 11, 2018
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  3. How to set Microsoft Photos App as default

    Hello,

    We understand the issue you are facing and will assist you.

    I suggest you to follow the steps provided below and check if it helps.

    • Navigate to Start>Settings>System.
    • In the left pane, click on Default Apps.
    • In the right pane, click on Choose default apps by file type.
    • Set the default App to open .jpg files and check for status.

    Hope this helps. Keep us posted on the status for further assistance.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Oct 11, 2018
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  4. dalchina Win User

    Cant set the default app for extensions

    Ignoring Default App Settings


    Mm, not shown in Control Panel, Default Apps, File association list if that's where you were looking..

    Is this one MS is surreptitiously reserving for its own use?
    Notwithstanding which, using Control Panel Default Apps to associate Winrar with all it can handle => .cab associated with Winrar (not restarted yet).
     
    dalchina, Oct 11, 2018
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