Help With Open with?

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  1. GoldenWrapper

    GoldenWrapper New Member

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    I right click on a .yml file, go to open with, and select Notepad ++ in program files. It doesn't even show up in the list after I hit open! HELP
     
  2. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Have you tried opening the file with the default windows notepad?
     
  3. Zed

    Zed Well-Known Member

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    Hello, I have the same problem on my laptop with Win7 64 bit.
    I can not set the default program for opening video files nor even open them with the program I want.
    When I open a .mp4 file, it opens by default with VideoLan. But I want to open it with Media Player Classic (MPC).
    So I make a right click on the mp4 file -> Open With -> Browse -> I select C:\Programs\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe and then I click "Open" and then the MPC does not show in the programs list (it should appear in "Other Programs") section.

    I have no idea how to solve this problem, can you help?

    Thanks
     
    #3 Zed, Jul 21, 2012
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  4. Trouble

    Trouble Noob Whisperer

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    Hello and welcome to the forum.
    Have you tried using VLC media player->Tools->Preferences->Set up associations (button in interface tab)->scroll as needed and uncheck .mp4?
    Regards
    Randy
     
  5. Zed

    Zed Well-Known Member

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    #5 Zed, Jul 27, 2012
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  6. Zed

    Zed Well-Known Member

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    Very strange, it says my user is Administrator but when I enter in "Change your account type", it says that it's a standard user and I can't change it to Administrator.
    If I check "Administrator" radio button, then the "Change Account Type" button will become gray, and I can only select the other button - "Cancel"
    USUARIO.
    USUARIO2.

    Also when I type in cmd "assoc .mp4=" it says "access denied" so probably my account is not Administrator. Not sure though.
     
    #6 Zed, Jul 28, 2012
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  7. Zed

    Zed Well-Known Member

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    Well, the user is Administrator, I disabled UAC and now "assoc" works but still can't open with Media Player Classic (MPC).
     

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