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Notepad missing from Default Programs List

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    Win8.1

    Notepad missing from Default Programs List


    When I go to default programs in control panel and try to set my default programs, notepad seems to be missing from the list of programs (on the right of the screen).
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    I am not sure how this happened, but I was messing about the registry and probably have fat fingered something. Notepad is still on the computer, and my .txt still defaults to Notepad, but it bothers me that Notepad is missing from the above mentioned list. Any ideas? Thanks.

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    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    hello ,was it ever there its not in mine, and mine is a fairly new install ,if you right click on a text file and go open with you will get the option to choose notepad
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    Win8.1


    You are probably right. It must not have been there to begin with. Thanks for the help.
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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    your welcome
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Notepad missing from Default Programs List
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