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How to change default open .jpg file?

  1. #1


    Ho Chi Minh
    Posts : 3
    Windows 7 and 8

    How to change default open .jpg file?


    Hi ,all,
    How to change default open .jpg file in windows 8 using registry ?
    I want to open by windows photo viewer .
    Thanks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Thonglt, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you could use the methods in either tutorial below to change the default program of .jpg files to Windows Photo Viewer.

    Open with - Change Default Program in Windows 8

    and/or

    Default Programs - Associate a File Type or Protocol in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    The more programs you install for photo editing, the more choices you will have. Usually you can right click on the file and you can still choose "Open With..." and your preferred program ought to be listed.
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  4. #4


    Ho Chi Minh
    Posts : 3
    Windows 7 and 8


    Hi ,Shawn,
    Thank you for replying to me.
    I'm writing code C++ to change default in win8 . But after I exit my program , I will return default of windows 8
    I have example to link :
    Change Default Image Editor In Windows 8 Using Registry
    Thanks
    Thong
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  5. #5


    Ho Chi Minh
    Posts : 3
    Windows 7 and 8


    I found a method from Thong Le: Registry on Windows 7 and windows 8
    Thanks
    Thong
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