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Thread: How to reset file associations to default in Windows 10

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    Sparkyws is offline New Member
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    Default How to reset file associations to default in Windows 10

    In Windows 10, I have accidentally clicked Always use this app to open files, this is now set to notepad.



    How can I reset this back to default, and remove the association?

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    HappyAndyK is offline Site Administrator
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    Open Settings > Apps > Default apps. Click Reset to undo Always use this app to open files.

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    Sparkyws is offline New Member
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    Have already tried resetting the Default apps but its still the same

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    RuskinF is offline Beginner
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    Follow these steps to reset default app:
    1. Click on the start menu. It's the Windows logo in the bottom left of your screen.
    2. Click on settings.
    3. Click on System.
    4. Click on Default apps.
    5. Scroll down to the bottom of the menu.
    6. Click on the reset button.


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