Windows 10: No jpg file association ?

Discus and support No jpg file association ? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I double clicked on xxx.jpg and LibreOffice opened. I wanted to change the program to IrfanView. I went in through Start > search > associations.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by ken1943, Jul 30, 2015.

  1. ken1943 Win User

    No jpg file association ?

    I double clicked on xxx.jpg and LibreOffice opened. I wanted to change the program to IrfanView. I went in through Start > search > associations.

    How could they screw that up ?

    ken1943, Jul 30, 2015
  2. Shenan Stanley Win User

    Photos NOT opening on Windows 10!! HELP!!!!

    What are JPGs associated with on your computer?

    Reset them to defaults. Go here:

    Restore Default File Type Associations in Windows 10

    Download the
    , and
    REGISTRY files and MERGE them into your registry. Restart your computer. Locate a JPG file and double-click to open.
    Shenan Stanley, Jul 30, 2015
  3. SteveStevensonUSA Win User
    jpg files cataloged but won't open


    I eventually realized that the problem involved only a single file-type, and checked in user B's Control Panel for what program was associated with .jpg. Apparently some update or internal process set the jpg-associated program to TWINUI. Changing it to
    Photo Gallery corrected the issue.
    SteveStevensonUSA, Jul 30, 2015
  4. Skalli Win User

    No jpg file association ?

    Screw up what? When I open the Control Panel (view: small icons) -> Default Programs -> Associate a file type or protocol with a program I can easily select all the well-known file extensions, including jpg or jpeg.
    Skalli, Jul 30, 2015
  5. ken1943 Win User
    It is under Default Programs, but not File Associations where it was since XP.
    ken1943, Jul 30, 2015
  6. Skalli Win User
    Vista and 7 also have it there. I am writing from Win7 Enterprise right now and checked against my Win10 laptop next to me. *Wink
    Skalli, Jul 30, 2015
  7. ken1943 Win User
    MS must not keep programmers that worked on previous version. So far that is the only "major ??" thing for me.
    ken1943, Jul 30, 2015
  8. Slartybart Win User

    No jpg file association ?

    LibreOffice grabbed the file extension when you installed that program, it is not a MS issue. That association just carried over when you upgraded to Win10.

    .jpg is one of the file types assigned to Photos app by default. I use GIMP and had to manually assign .jpg to GIMP, just as you did for IrfanView.
    Slartybart, Jul 30, 2015
  9. MortTheBeast Win User
    I had that issue with my MP3's but a simple right click on an MP3, then Open With, then Choose another app and picked the program I wanted it to open with and checked off Always use this app...
    MortTheBeast, Jul 30, 2015
  10. ken1943 Win User
    I had another program set and not LibreOffice. It is an MS issue.
    ken1943, Jul 30, 2015
  11. Slartybart Win User
    Ok, it's impossible to troubleshoot with such little information. All I knew was I double clicked on xxx.jpg and LibreOffice opened. I wanted to change the program to IrfanView. Now you say you had another program set, but don't mention what the program was.

    Trouble shooting technical issues is not best resolved by a guessing game, so I guess I don't know enough to offer more help.

    Your best bet is to provide feedback to Microsoft, if it is their issue, they'll fix it.

    No jpg file association ? [​IMG]

    MS decided to include the Windows Feedback app in the production release of Windows 10.

    Look for the Feedback app either on Start or in the Start menu list.
    Slartybart, Jul 30, 2015
  12. ken1943 Win User
    I just got a survey from MS. Too old to tell them what I really think, but mentioned the file association and task bar color. I have had replies about the task bar and they were wrong. One guy doesn't even have 10 installed. Win 10 does not have the additional screen to change 3 settings like 8 did.
    ken1943, Apr 4, 2018

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