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Default program for mp3 files

  1. #11

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Quote Originally Posted by Tera View Post
    Sorry for being late. I was away for a day.

    Yes, that's exactly what I did.
    But still mp3 files opens in WMP.
    Did you do ONE of them or BOTH ?

    You should do both.
    I think there is another option.
    I'll look into it.

    When I open the headphone icon I get XBox music.
    Is that the one you want as default?

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  2. #12

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Maybe this might help--

    I think you already did These ?--

    That's all I can think of besides removing WMP.
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  3. #13

    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Tera View Post
    How can I change the default program for mp3 files from windows media player to metro player?

    Hello Tera,

    If you like, you could download and merge the .reg file for the listed .mp3 option in the tutorial below to restore it's default program of the Music metro Store app.

    Default File Associations - Restore in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
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