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Alan H
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Re: Windows 10

#21 Postby Alan H » November 19th, 2015, 10:35 am

Latest post of the previous page:

Tetenterre wrote:This new "big improvement" to W10 (aka Threshold 2) is a right pain: it changes many of your file associations from the application you were using to a functionally deficient Microsoft version. :angry:

Also, using the recommended method of changing file associations (Settings > System > Default Apps) limits the choice to stuff that someone has deemed appropriate for you. To choose your own, you need to do Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs > Associate a file type or protocol with a specific program, where you get an option to "Look for another App on this PC".

Well, that's half an hour of my life I won't get back... :twisted:
Yes, W10 seems to forget some file associations, but I have found it easier just to fix them as an when they occur. No idea why it does this though.
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Re: Windows 10

#22 Postby Tetenterre » November 19th, 2015, 11:20 am

Alan H wrote:Yes, W10 seems to forget some file associations
For bloody large values of "some"! Managed to get hit by four changes in the process of writing one measly 600-word article!

Forbes has a couple of interesting (to me, anyway) articles on this update:
Massive Windows 10 Update Has Three Nasty Surprises
Massive Windows 10 Update Has 10 Great Secret Features
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Re: Windows 10

#23 Postby Ninny » November 20th, 2015, 9:06 am

Thanks for those links! I don't understand a word of them, though ...


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