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Windows file associations are being retarded

MaydayMayday Cutting edge goblin techRegistered User regular
Sorry for such a weird thread, but I've been searching the internet for so long without any answer that I'm starting to give up hope.

Problem in a nutshell: If I assign a program to a file type, I can no longer move the program to a different location OR choose another instance of that program. Trying to do that just brings back the file association window without the newly chosen program present- only the old one remains. If the old location/copy has been removed, I can't choose this program at all.

This has been going on since WinXP at least and is still happening in Win7.
Has anybody got experience with this?

Mayday on


  • finalflight89finalflight89 Registered User regular
    On Win7, try going through the Default Programs menu (just type it in the start menu). Maybe you'll have better luck there.

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