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Associate certain file extensions to a program

by YaHa96 / May 14, 2010 1:17 AM PDT

Hi all, I have Vista laptop, Acer 2930 (C2D T5800 2Ghz, 3Gb RAM, if that's matter)

I hooked up many programs, and those programs associate themselves to certain extensions, like Dreamweaver associate itself with .html and DTools taking the .iso.

I want to set the file extensions to open with my preferred programs. Windows "Default Programs" doesn't help at all, and if I have to associate it with right clicking the file extension then Open With> then Choose Default Program... it would take too long. (I have to do it with each extension file)

Is there any way, or program to make the file extension assoication easier? Thanks

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by YaHa96 / May 14, 2010 2:19 PM PDT

Seems complicated and I am afraid of messing things up. I just want to edit the ext I want to edit and not to touch the others.
I have tried the File Association Editor 2.1 but it needed VB5 DLL file

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Seems like a choice.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 14, 2010 2:43 PM PDT
In reply to: Complicated

Learn a command line or use the standard method.

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File association for Vista
by Papa Echo / May 15, 2010 12:44 AM PDT
In reply to: Complicated

Perhaps THIS can help ?

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Re: vb5 dll
by Kees Bakker / May 15, 2010 12:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Complicated
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