Windows 10: set file open with default

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  1. DanDavis3 Win User

    set file open with default


    How do you set the default program to open a file

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    DanDavis3, Feb 14, 2019
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  2. The default program set for opening jpeg files is TWINUI

    Hi,

    Default settings may be changed to resolve this issue. To change the default app when opening JPEG files, follow the steps below:

    • Open Settings.
    • Click System.
    • Click Default apps in the left pane.
    • Click Choose default apps by file type link.
    • Locate JPEG File, click the Default app and select
      Photos.

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    Let us know if it works.
     
    Martin Bar, Feb 14, 2019
    #2
  3. Change How Folders Open By Default (My laptop keeps using CMD)

    Hi,

    Sorry for the delayed response. I suggest you to set File Explorer as the Default program and check if that helps. To do this, refer the steps given below.

    • Open Control Panel.
    • Search for Default Programs.
    • Go to Default Programs.
    • Look for File Explorer towards the left pane and select it.
    • Set this as default program and apply changes.
    • Check if the issue persists.

    Hope this helps.
     
    Arvind Ram, Feb 14, 2019
    #3
  4. Mala_S Win User

    set file open with default

    Not able to set default opening app to Adobe PDF 8.1 on pdf files

    Hello,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community forum.

    1. Which update was installed on the computer?


    There are few reasons that can be considered as to why you are having issues with preferred default applications on the device. It can be because of an update that was installed on the computer. Kindly follow the below steps and
    make the necessary changes to resolve the issue.



    Step 1: Change default apps through control Panel.

    • Open Control Panel by typing Control Panel in Start menu and then press
      Enter key.
    • Change the Control Panel View by to Small icons. Click
      Default Programs to open Default Programs window.
    • Select the first option- Set your default programs.
    • In the left-pane, select your web browser or any other program that you want to set as your default program.
    • Once you select a program or app, you will see
      Set this program as default
      option on the right-side. Click set this program as default option to set it as default.

    Step 2: To choose default apps by File type in Settings.

    • Open Settings > Click on
      Apps
      > Select Default apps from the left pane.
    • Click on Choose default apps by file type option from the bottom of the right pane.
    • Click on Choose a default option and choose an app to always open the file type with by default.

    Additional Information: You may have to go through the article on

    Make Acrobat or Reader the default owner of PDF files on Windows 10
    .

    Hope it helps.

    Regards,

    Mala.S

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Mala_S, Feb 14, 2019
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