Windows 10: .cfg extension dissappeared

Discus and support .cfg extension dissappeared in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; It's strange because it worked for some time ago, don't even know when it stopped to associate with 'em. The problem is that I get a "open width"... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by bl00keRs, Oct 8, 2018.

  1. bl00keRs Win User

    .cfg extension dissappeared


    It's strange because it worked for some time ago, don't even know when it stopped to associate with 'em.
    The problem is that I get a "open width" prompt every time I want open a .cfg file. Editing/saving etc. works (using Notepad/Notepad++) but I can't see the icon preview (it's blank white) and no automatic start.

    I can't see the .cfg extension in system settings and associate a program with it manually, and I can't even see this extension in a FileTypesMan program. What to do and how could it happen? Can I add this file extension in some way? I've seen there is such ability in FileTypesMan?

    :)
     
    bl00keRs, Oct 8, 2018
    #1
  2. Arun B J Win User

    Extensions unresponsive

    Hi,



    I realized your concern and will assist you to resolve the issue.

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


    • Settings > System > Apps & Features > Uninstall the problem Edge Extension(s)

    • Go to Store > manually search the store for the extension, then install it again.
    After it's installed, click the 'Launch' button and it will take you to Edge where you can set it up.



    Your reply is very important for us to ensure a proper resolution. Please get back to us with the above information in order to assist you accordingly.

    Thanks and regards.
     
    Arun B J, Oct 8, 2018
    #2
  3. Disassociate file .cfg

    WinKey+R -> Regedit

    Locate & delete (if they exist) the following two keys:

    HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.cfg\UserChoice

    HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Roaming\OpenWith\FileExts\.cfg\UserChoice

    Keith
     
    Keith A. Miller, Oct 8, 2018
    #3
  4. .cfg extension dissappeared

    Cannot install Edge extension Translator

    Hi,

    I realize the inconvenience you are experiencing with installing Edge extension translator. I will certainly help you with the issue.

    I would suggest you to follow the steps mentioned below and check if that helps:

    • Open Powershell as admin.
    • Type: "Get-AppxPackage *pocket* | Remove-AppxPackage" without the quotes this will unsintall pocket. You can try skipping step 3.
    • Type: "Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}" without the quotes.

      this will reinstall all stock apps including the Windows Store
    • Now you should be able to install Pocket through the Windows Store.

    Note: Replace *pocket* in step 2 with *extensionname* (example: pocket extension).

    Hope this information helps.



    Please get back to us with an update on the issue, we will be happy to help.
     
    Ankit Rajput, Oct 8, 2018
    #4
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