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Q: Change default program to non-browser for FTP

I noticed that you can only set the default program for FTP to a browser.

I've created an FTP share in Explorer, and it would be useful to be able to click on a video file and directly play it with e.g. VLC instead of a browser.

Would this be possible? Thanks in advance.

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I searched the site for a while and couldn't find an answer.... so I decided to post my question... sorry if this has been asked before.

Somehow every .IFO file on my computer (using XP) has been set to open with notepad as the default.... these files were from movies I've backed up to my computer, and when I burn the movies to a disc they burn properly, but then they won't read correctly when played on the dvd player. At first I thought it was just the type of discs I was using.. but later realized that the problem never occurred before I noticed all the .IFO files as default set to open with notepad.

What I need to know is how to set the properties of my .IFO files to read as Unknown application instead of Notepad.

Thanks ahead of time to anyone who can help.
 

A:Solved: Change program default to Unknown Program???

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I am having the same problem from here:
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/296297-change-program-default-unknown-program.html

But now 10 years later on windows 8.1 hahahah

can someone help me?

Tks
 

A:Change program default to Unknown Program???

which are the files types that are not correct ?
you change the file association on windows 8 via control panel
have a read here
http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-tip-change-file-associations-144102
 

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I searched the site for a while and couldn't find an answer.... so I decided to post my question... sorry if this has been asked before.

Somehow every .dat file on my computer (using win 7) has been set to open with notepad as the default.... these files were from gta 4. At first I didnt noticed..but when a started the game it crashed.. but later realized that the problem never occurred before I noticed all the .dat files as default set to open with notepad.

What I need to know is how to set the properties of my .dat files to read as Unknown application instead of Notepad.

Thanks ahead of time to anyone who can help.
 

A:Change program default to Unknown Program in win 7

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Lately my computer won't open pictures to view with Windows Photo Viewer.

I've already read several threads on this and have tried the customary links that are supposed to do this.

When I go the the "Chooses default program" on the preview link, it stays frozen on Microsoft Picture Manager whenever I try to change it.

I've been able to open with Internet Explorer, but I would like to go back to opening files with Windows Photo Viewer. I believe that this does not need to be installed as it is already a Windows feature. (7)

Any help and ideas beyond what I have already tried are greatly appreciated.

BTW........LOVE this site!
 

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I am trying to set my default programs in windows 10 but it is having none of it. It just sticks on the grey square with "Choose a default". If I reset it goes back to edge, I then try and click Chrome and it is still edge. If I refresh the page it is back to the "Choose a default". Never had this before and can't find much online about it?
See http://imgur.com/XIffng5

A:Default Program won't change?

Try the old-fashioned way...............

Right click at Start button > Control Panel > top right, click View by: > select either large or small > Default Programs > Set your default programs > wait for loading > left side, scroll to Chrome > click it > right side, click set this program as default > click OK

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I want to transfer video using Pinnacle, but the software isn't in the list of default programs. How can I get it to show up there? This has to be an easy question, right?

A:Default program--how to change

Hello Bling

You can set default programs one of two ways

Through the defaults list or through right click

1. Find the item you want to change the default program for

2. Right click on the item and select "Open With"

3. On the bottom left check "Always Use The Selected Program To Open This Kind Of File"

4. Either select a program from the list or select browse

5. When you have selected the program you want select "OK"

This should now be the default program that opens that item, This works for files, images, videos, video converters and audio converters :)

Regards


Craig

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I run a software program for solar PV and the the project files are stored with the file extension .pvprj
I tried to open an old file and I get the message that it is linked with Adobe, this is not the case. When I go to change the default APP, I can't deselect Adobe, and there is no APP for the program, I can't remove the Adobe attachment.
Can you please tell me how to disassociate Adobe from the file extension

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How do I change my default browser settings?. I have done a search but no luck. Thanks in advance for any help.

A:How Do I Change My Default Browser?

Which browser are you switching to?If you're switching to FireFox, to make that your default, go to Tools>Options>Main TabOn the bottom of the window, there's a default settings and check the box to make sure that it checks to keep FireFox the default browser. Then click on the button next to it, "Check Now".If you're wanting to make sure IE is your default, if you've used FF at all, make sure that box is unchecked and open the IE browser. Click Tools>Internet Options>Programs TabAbout 2/3 of the way down, there is a box to check and then click on "Make Default". If there's another browser you are looking to make your default, let me know. Good luck!

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I really need to know how to change my default browser.
I have windows 98.

Also, I wanted to switch to the Mozilla web browser and I downloaded the file, but when I try to use the browser, I get a message saying that website can't be found.

Can anyone help me?
 

A:How do I change my default browser?

I believe it's:
Start>Control panel>Internet options - then click on the "Programs" tab. Untick "Internet explorer should check to see whether it is the default browser" (or have this ticked if you want it as your default). After that go to the browser you want be the default browser.

For example, Mozilla or Netscape should be:
Go to EDIT>PREFERENCES
Expand "Advance" then click on "System"
There choose the appropriate file types you want to associate it with Mozilla or Netscape.
 

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I use to know but I forgot..... I downloaded AOL Explorer and at the time I liked it and made it default. Sence then I've started back using FireFox but everytime I click a link AOL Explorer opens. The standard message "FireFox is not your default browser would you liek to make it" doesnt come up anymore. Please tell me how to change it.

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Make Default Browser pre-version 2.0In Firefox:Click Tools.Select Options...Click the General icon.Put a check next to Firefox should check to see if it is the default browser when starting.Click the Check Now button.Click the OK button.Make Default Browser version 2.0In Firefox:Click Tools.Select Options...Click the Main icon.Put a check next to Always check to see if Firefox is the default browser on startupClick the Check Now button.Click the OK button.

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I use Explorer and Netscape. I have Windows 2000. When I try to get online clipart for my Office applications, it wants to open Netscape. Is there a way to change my default browser so that Office will use Explorer instead of Netscape?
 

A:Change Default Browser

In Internet Explorer go to Tools>>Internet Options>>Programs. Put a checkmark next to "Internet Explorer should check to see if it is the default web browser".
Next time you start IE, you should get an alert asking you if you want to change your default browser.
 

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How can I chang my default browser?

A:How can I change my default browser?

Hello thefabe,

Usually during installation of the 3rd party party browser (ex: Firefox), you will have the option to make it the default program.

If not, then you can also select it in Default Programs to make it the default browser. The program itself will usually have it's own settings that you can select to make it default as well.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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hey guys/gals,

i continue to have considerable trouble using i.e.6 (see previous help letters concerning hyperlinks not working) i have downloaded netscape to try and will probably try others. my question today is .... how do i make each new browser the default browser and then change back again if necessary. my o.s. is w. 98se. couldn't find this info in help.

sure appereciate any instruction anyone can send me.

thanks again,

jmw
 

A:browser default change

Hi,

To make Internet Explorer the default web browser:

Go to Internet Explorer/Internet Options/Programs

Check 'Internet Explorer should check to see whether it is the default web browser'

Click OK and close Internet Explorer.

Start Internet Explorer again. If you get a message asking if you want to set Internet Explorer as the default, click Yes.

And here's an article about Netscape:

Make Netscape Your Default Browser for Windows

Cheers,
 

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I want to make Mozilla Firefox my default browser.
I checked firefox as my default browser, and its diagnosis says it is the default, but whenever I click on any link IE6 still opens first.
How can I stop this?
 

A:cannot change default browser

What OS?
 

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How do I change my default browser from AOL back to IE?
 

A:- - How To Change The Default Browser?

. Be sure to check the box at bottom left. Also click the Reset Web Settings button.

<img src="http://forums.techguy.org/attachment.php?s=&postid=948675">
 

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ie is really getting on my nerves. i would ratther use my opera or even netscape as the dafult, can i do this?
 

A:is there a way to change my default browser from ie?

Try here :

http://www.aas.duke.edu/help/faq/defaultbrowser.html
 

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I have figured what the problem is. I don't need any more input

A:How to change an app's default browser

Open Tools in Firefox, click on Options, toward the bottom of the page you will find System Defaults, click on Check Now.

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Hi folks,

Background Reading

I am in need of some help, the company I work for have developed a custom web browser. It will be distributed in schools as part of our “safe surf” initiative. The web browser has a limited interface i.e. no address bar and only points to our website which has a directory of “porn-free” websites, which the student can click on. It does not allow students to type in a URL as that way they can access inappropriate material. All websites are pulled from the SQL database, and each website has a rating from 1 to 10. Each student has a username / password which is stored on the SQL server along with a Rating of 1-10. If a student has a rating of 5 then they can only view websites, which have a rating of 5 and below. To stop users from accessing the web from other software via hyperlinks etc they have been blocked by a software firewall.

The Problem

The student will be browsing the web through our web browser however when it comes to popup windows, or windows open in a new folder, Internet Explorer is currently being forced open, which is no use as it will be blocked via the firewall therefore a “page cannot be displayed” error is shown. The default web browser has to be changed from Internet Explorer to our custom one. I have changed all file associations for .htm / .html etc but no luck. I need a solution that will work across Microsoft Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003. I know this may be impossible but I could really do with some feedback.

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A:Change Default Web Browser

I am sure someone will come along with a Registry fix for you, but if I were you I would program it into the install of the software to make it the default browser or have an option in the software to make it the default browser. Mozilla and Opera both do this.

I am kind of suprised that your programmers dont know how to do this.
 

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Hi everyone.
I want to share this video tutorial that i make, It teaches you how to change the default browser in Windows 10
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oULwD72rlWE



Bye!

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Hey everyone, I just need some help with this real quick if anyone knows how.I typically use Mozilla Firefox, which is all well and dandy. When I type something in the address bar it brings me to the appropriate destination using Google. for example, if I type in BLEEPING COMPUTER it would normally have directed me to http://www.bleepingcomputer.com without asking any questions. Ever since I downloaded Windows messenger this no longer is the case.When I type something in, it goes off of some "Live Search" search engine with all kinds of loopy results, and what's even worse, is that it isn't even REGULAR Live Search, it actually provides me a link to the standard page of Live Search.Now, when I open Mozilla Firefox, in the upper right corner, to the immediate right of the address bar, there is a tool which allows me to select a default search engine. I have Google selected, yet if I type something or an address into the address bar it still directs me to those stupid search results from Live Search!All I want to do is put it back to how it was, where it would search using Google and if I typed something into the address bar it would bring me to the appropriate web page, without ever opening any LIVE SEARCH. I even deleted Windows Messenger as soon as I learned of this issue in hopes that it would fix it. Nope, that didn't work. -Many Thanks, Chamus

A:How do I change the Default Browser?

What operating system are you using ?

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I set Firefox as my default browser now I want to change my default browser back to internet explorer and can not seem to anywhere in the options area to do this please can anyone give me assistance

Brobilly
 

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Hi folks,

Background Reading

I am in need of some help, the company I work for have developed a custom web browser. It will be distributed in schools as part of our ?safe surf? initiative. The web browser has a limited interface i.e. no address bar and only points to our website which has a directory of ?porn-free? websites, which the student can click on. It does not allow students to type in a URL as that way they can access inappropriate material. All websites are pulled from the SQL database, and each website has a rating from 1 to 10. Each student has a username / password which is stored on the SQL server along with a Rating of 1-10. If a student has a rating of 5 then they can only view websites, which have a rating of 5 and below. To stop users from accessing the web from other software via hyperlinks etc they have been blocked by a software firewall.

The Problem

The student will be browsing the web through our web browser however when it comes to popup windows, or windows open in a new folder, Internet Explorer is currently being forced open, which is no use as it will be blocked via the firewall therefore a ?page cannot be displayed? error is shown. The default web browser has to be changed from Internet Explorer to our custom one. I have changed all file associations for .htm / .html etc but no luck. I need a solution that will work across Microsoft Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003. I know this may be impossible but I could really do with some feedback.
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A:Change Default Web Browser

Don't know if this article is any use, but it is worth looking at, if for nothing more than to give you some ideas

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I need .html files when I click them in explorer to open in Firefox. Win7 64bit.

If I turn on "check to make sure firefox is default browser" it will check and ask and I can set it. Problem solved.

But I need to make firefox open with "-profile whatever" when I double click a .html file in explorer. How can I modify the firefox association/program/whatever to append the profile on the command line. I have no idea where to do this.

Thanks.

A:Change default program for .html

Navigate to Start>Control Panel>Default Programs>Set Associations.

Default Programs - Associate a File Type or Protocol

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I have a PC at work running XP with Office 97. I think it somehow got changed for Paint program to be the default. First noticed when trying to open a Word document in email. It gives an error that Paint can't open the file. Then I went to My Documents and it does the same thing. If I open a word document under Word program it opens fine. I don't know where to change this though. Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Where do you change program default

Find any Word document
Right click on any Word Document
Press 'Open With'
Select Word and click 'Always use the selected file to open this kind of file'
Press 'OK'
Close out the Word document

Try it now. Should open in Word.
 

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Hi guys, I'm in a new IT job for a computer lab and I'm picking up skills for maintaining it as I go along.

I need to change the default program for a filetype on all machines in the lab. If I just log on as admin and change it under my account, the change doesn't persist for the non-admin users.

I was thinking of maybe writing a script that will change the file association for all users but am not sure how to go about this.

Can anyone offer direction or help? Google turned up some old threads that weren't very helpful.

A:Change default program through script

Open a Command Prompt and enter ftype /?. It will show you how to use the ASSOC and FTYPE commands to do what you want.

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I want to use an old program that I have been using, to open all the graphics and pictures I want to see. Somehow I reset to QT. BUT that program I like so much(MGI) does not show in DEFAULT PROGRAMS nor is there a BROWSE button there. How can I get it reset back to MGI??
Thank you for any help!!!
Carla

A:Want to change Default graphic program.

Right click (a)ny file (type) that you want to open. Select "Open With" Select "Choose Default Program"

If your preferred program is not listed, select Browse.

Can you take it from there?

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I can't change the default program extensions such as avi files and mp3 files. When i click change default application i get "this program is not a valid Win32 application." I recently had a virus but I'm pretty sure I got rid of it as I got help in the virus forum.

A:Can't change my default program extensions

bumpp

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Gooday all. I see a similar situation in another post but thought I should start my own.
If I am on a site and for some reason it asks me to email someone, when I click on email, Outlook pops up. I have a Home & Student suite of MS applications and Outlook is only in trial version on this CD, so now no longer works. I have tried the fixes mentioned in another post here but it did not work for me. Any help appreciated. James

A:Default email program change.

What Email programme are you using now?

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I can't find a way to change my default email program from being listed as Outlook. I use Yahoo primarily. For example, when looking at my pictures file in Library, I select one picture to be sent by email. It automatically brings up Outlook, which I don't use. I have looked at "Default Programs" and Yahoo does not appear as a selection to choose. How do I make the change? Thanks

A:Change default email program

I'm pretty sure you can't set it to default to web based email.

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i just heard the news about IE and now i want to change my default browser to Firefox and now i can't change it because i tried to open up a favorite from the start menu and it opening in IE and when i went to internet options it still showed IE as my default browser i am using the beta version of Firefox 29 i looked at the firefox options and clicked make default it was a no go

A:can't change default browser to Firefox

Hello techtitan,

Does setting Firefox as the default program with all of it's associations in Default Programs work for you?

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ociations.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I currently have Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator on my computer.

When I click on a link (URL) on my Eudora email the Internet Explorer browser will launch by default. How can I change Netscape browser to launch by default instead?

Thanks in advance,
CF
 

A:Change browser to launch by default

Hi Charlton,

I found this at Eudora's support site, follow this link:

http://www.eudora.com/techsupport/kb/1317hq.html

That should answer your question, but if you still need help, post another question here.

Good luck!

Richard

 

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I download it from Best Web Browser for Windows 7 & XP, Free Web Browser Download - SlimBrowser, and click set as default from tools menu. but nothing happened.

A:how do I change default browser to slimbrowser?

Hello Chloe, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If SlimBrowser is listed in Default Programs, then you could set it there to be your default program.

Default Programs - Set a Program's Default Associations

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I would like to change the default search engine for Cortana to Internet Explorer.  Is this possible?

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Latitude 3450, upgraded to  Windows 10. Under Settings, Default apps, Web Browser, "choose a default appears." I select  Google Chrome but nothing  happens.
Is there a trick?Bro

A:Can't change default Windows 10 browser

Open Control Panel, Search for Default and change it there. Make sure it is reinstalled for windows 10 first. Open Edge and download Chrome.

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Hello everyone. So, on my laptop there's no Helvetica font available and it's pretty much my favorite font but after I downloaded it and installed it on my laptop, my browser font changed into Helvetica too. It's kinda annoying even though I love Helvetica. Now, I have no idea what and how to change it back to default font. Help me, guys.

A:How to change browser's font into default.

For IE, try:
- open Internet Options
- Click Fonts (at the bottom, first tab)
- Defaults are Webpage: Times New Roman, Plaintext: Courier New

See if this helps

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Whenever I plug a photo card in to my PC, the new Photo Viewer program is launched (which doesn't find the card but that doesn't matter as I don't want to use that program anyway). How can I change the default import program to one of my choice (Lightroom).
I can of course shut it down, load Lightroom and then select the card but I always have to go through the process of first shutting down the program that loads automatically. If anything is going to load automatically I would rather pick my own!

A:Change default photo import program

There are two stages to this:

1. Change your default program for photos to Lightroom.
2. Choose what happens when you insert media.

For 1 you need to go to Settings -> System -> Default Apps and on the Photos icon choose your default program as Lightroom

For 2 you need to go Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Autoplay and Choose what happens when you insert each type of media.

Make sure that for Camera memory cards - import photos and videos is selected.

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Hi all,

This friday i plan to do a clean install of Windows 7 because im running the RC right now but bought the Retail version. Im going to plan out my partitions so that i have one pertition for the OS, and another for my personal files and Program Files.

So i just wanted to know, how would i change the location from my C partition of the program files to lets say the D drive (other partition)?

Am i supposed to do it manually by cutting the folder and pasting it, and whenever i install a program i change the directory, or is there an automatic way like changing a registry value?

Look forward to your answers!
Thanks

edit: after further research it looks like u can change a reg value, but it may cause problems with some Microsoft software. What do most of you people here do cause i've read that some people here have separate drives for program files?

A:Change Program Files default location?

The program files are a part of the OS .. I see no reason to put them in another partition.
A different partition for your personal data is a good idea if you plan on having a lot of data.

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TrendMicro Titanium Maximum Security 3 user
( Tried their on line chat dropped 3 times different days, Agh )

Wants to install directly to SSD C: drive,
want to install on 1TB HD ( Partioned to D: E: F want on D: with all other programs.

Does not offer an option to install anywhere, just default install on SSD,

Win 7pro 64 bit, Kingston 64 GB SSD V-100 , Hitachi 1Tb 7200RPM

Any help is appreciated, thanks!

A:Change default program Install path

In the FAQ pdf it says you can change the install drive if it's not an external drive, but it still has to be under Program Files. I take it if you want it to be on D: and don't have a Program Files under D: you have to make one.

If you search using this string you should get a link to the pdf

TrendMicro Titanium Maximum Security 3 install path

I can't figure out how to get a link to the page with the pdf and not a direct link so I'm just doing it this way.

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I need to change the default in my epson printer program. The present default is photo paper and landscape mode. I need to change it to plain paper and portrait mode. Can anyone help me with that?
Barney
 

A:Change Default in Epson Print Program

You do it via printing preferences when you are setting it up prior to pressing print ....
 

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Hi all, with help from the team here i have now got rid of Libraries once and for all, thanks.

Now i have found a far better Explorer program, that i want to use all the time, so sometimes when i click on some things, UP POPS the original Windows Explorer program which i dont want.

It is probably common knowledge that it IS easy to change the Default Browser program and/or the Default Email Program, is it possible to change the Default Explorer program ?, please.

the Program i am using is called XYplorer and i can thoroughly recomend it, particularly if i know how to change it to the default.

tim

A:how can i change Win7 default Explorer program to .....

Did you try in "Set default programs" (second to the last entry).

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I have a problem to where I accidently changed what opened the .fsh files to be opend by the cmd.exe (Command Prompt) and i can't change it back. (It used to be opened by Windows Shell common dll)

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A:Cant Change Default Program opener for .fsh files

If you have a Restore Point from just before the change, that should change it back.

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I installed windows 7 on my SSD. Besides a few games, I want all other program installs to go to my HDD. For instance, my internet security and all driver/utilities that are on CD's that came with the hardware. These programs/drivers/utilities do not give me any option to install to my HDD (E drive) and automatically install to my C drive. Is there any way I can do what I want?

Thanks.

A:How to change default installations of any program to another drive?

.you will run into registry issue/trouble, this very long topic i check if there is how-to on this forum but suffice to say it not as easy as ctrl-c && ctrl-v a folder to new location and make shortcut :[ i wish it were trust nobodyspecial :[ i sorry i no add anything useful to this answer but a warning to the person asking but it may save you headache

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I have chosen notepad as default program for .dat file, what can I do to set it to open with "unknown application" like I never open it before?
Step by Step guide is most appreciated =) im using windows 8

A:How to change default program to unknown application?

Hello Yuki, and welcome to Eight Forums.

If you like, you could download and merge the .reg file for the listed .dat option in the table of the tutorial below to restore it's default associations.

Default File Associations - Restore in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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can't change default email program from outlook express to my isp, roadrunner webmail. have gone through internet options,programs where there is only 2 choices-outlook express or hotmail, which i want neither of them to be. i need my default email program to be my roadrunner webmail, i don't know how to answer the techical questions in outlook about incoming & outgoing email servers. anyway, back to original problem. how do i override the outlook express as my default email program? my home page is fine, showing the webmail login page for roadrunner even though this home page comment may not have anything to do with default email. in case i did not tell you yet, i have windows xp home. sorry that i ramble on. thanks for quick reply. this is my 1st post, so does the reply go to my email address to have instant access? i lost webmail as default program when computer got virus & time warner reinstalled windows xp and explorer

A:can't change default email program on winxp

As I understand you, you want your Roadrunner webmail page to come up whenever you click on an e-mail link? This is possible, but not by changing any XP settings.The only way I know how this can be done is through the use of the Mail2Webmail plugin in Firefox (if you use Internet Explorer or another browser, there may be an equivalent plugin or addon, but I don't know)

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I use Chrome as my default browser but all existing Internet shortcut icons do not show the default icon. I have set Chrome as my default browser and have set .url's to open with Internet Browser (if set to chrome.exe you don't get a web page, you get text but you do get all shortcuts with the correct icon). I have made all applicable registry default icons pointing to c;\program files(x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe,0. I have cleared the icon cache and still cannot change existing shortcut icons.

I have searched the Internet for an answer. I know I can change them individually and that would take a long, long time. New shortcuts appear correctly.

How to do this perhaps with a batch file or a VB script.

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