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Default File Associations - Restore in Windows 8


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Hello MaxPower, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You should be able to use Open with again to set .module files to open with the program you wanted by default. :)

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/7811-open-change-default-program-windows-8-a.html
But I don't know what program opens module files by default. I mean I know what program/application opens some of my module files but what if I download new folders in the future which contain module files then wouldn't all those files also be opened with the program/application that I chose? I would just like to get the module files to be assigned to the correct program/application automatically every time and that the original module file icon would be shown instead of the notepad icons that I have now. Oh and I can't choose the "Choose default program..." option from the "Open with..." context menu, when I right click on my module files then the context menu appears and there is an "Open with..." option but it doesn't expand to the menu where I could click on the "Choose default program..." option. When I click on the "Open with..." option then a box appears where it says: "How do you want to open this file?" -> ticked small box "Use this application for all .module files" (when I untick the small box and close it and then open it again the small box is still ticked) -> "Keep using Notepad" -> "More options"
So basically I don't know what program/application opens .module files by default.


Thank you for the welcome by the way and thanks for taking the time to share all this information. :)
 

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By default there is no association to a program for .module files in Windows.

If there's a specific program you want to open them with, that would be the program to select. Otherwise, you could unassociate .module files to not have a default for them.

File Extension Type - Unassociate - Windows 7 Help Forums
 

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By default there is no association to a program for .module files in Windows.

If there's a specific program you want to open them with, that would be the program to select. Otherwise, you could unassociate .module files to not have a default for them.

File Extension Type - Unassociate - Windows 7 Help Forums
That unassociate.bat program worked like a charm. Everything's back to normal now. Thank you very much for your help! :thumb: :D
 

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Great news. I'm glad it could help. :)
 

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Thanks Man :thumb: Finally my mp3 thumnails show but how about add more extention like m4a

sorry for my bad english
 

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Hello Ilhammaulana, and welcome to Eight Forums.

.m4a added to list. :)
 

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Hello Fady, and welcome to Eight Forums.

.mov added to list. :)
 

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You're most welcome. :)
 

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Is there any way you could add .pcr extensions to the fix?? It is a Print Shop extension (Broderbund) and I can't open my files. Help if you can please : )

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I've twice tried to remedy opening an .exe file that opens in Notepad, but with no succes. I ran the exe.reg app, restarted Windows, and the file still opens in Notepad. Please help.
 

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Roggie Rog

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Thanks for your speedy reply Brink. I don't know when this happened. Quite frankly, its only happening with the Crucial System Scanner app, which is used to scan my systems RAM and HDD to determine upgrade options. I don't wish to do a restore because I've spent a significant amount of time installing software and configuring my new PC to suit my needs. I'm hoping to resolve this by some other means, and I'm willing to cut my losses since its only happening with this one app.
 

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Rog,

It appears that the CrucialScan.exe file creates an .htm file, then tries to open the .htm file to scan your system with.

Crucial.com - Crucial System Scanner

Setting to open .htm files with Internet Explorer should sort this for you. The downloads in the tutorial for .htm and .html will do this for you.
 

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You're most welcome. :)
 

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I have a user with this issue for .docx and .xlsx files. Doing Open With... and check the always box doesn't solve the problem. Can someone make a .reg fix for these extensions?
 

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