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'Pick an app' is always default program for .TXT

  1. #31

    Posts : 480
    Windows 8 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by arachnaut View Post
    I have a feeling that this Hash key is a recent change, maybe a security fix.
    It's not recent, and it's not a security fix. It's meant to ensure that file associations are changed only via the system dialogs (Control Panel, Open with, etc).

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  2. #32

    Sunnyvale, CA USA
    Posts : 283
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (64-bit)

    I guess 'recent' is relative - I still consider Windows 8 'recent'!
    Thanks for that explanatory link.
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