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Too many Open with.... RRS feed

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  • Is there any way to reduce the number of applications listed when your right click on a file and select "Open with". For example, with a JPG file I got 10 listed and I would use maybe 2 or 3 of them. So with JPG I got Paint, [Apple] Picture Viewer, Windows Media Center, Windows Photo Viewer and 6 others.

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010 3:31 AM

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  • Type  Default Programs in Windows 7's  Search programs and files box and then press the Enter key.  You can then set your desired default program options.
    Carey Frisch
    Tuesday, August 24, 2010 4:45 AM
  • I guess you didn't understand the question. I KNOW how to set the default program. I want to remove some of the programs that are listed in "Open with" because I'll never use them.

     

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010 10:36 PM
  • Clear unwanted Open With entries

    http://windowsxp.mvps.org/OpenWith.htm


    Microsoft MVP Windows Desktop Experience
    • Marked as answer by Gisabun Saturday, August 28, 2010 5:34 AM
    Wednesday, August 25, 2010 7:54 AM
    Answerer
  • That's it. Thanks.

    Gis

     

    Saturday, August 28, 2010 5:34 AM