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How to restore a default file association in Windows 7

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You have installed a program and the program has taken control of certain file types. For example, you have installed a picture editing program and everytime you open a jpg file it opens in the new program, but you just want to use the windows photo viewer.
What you'll need: 
Windows 7
Press the start button and select control panel
Select: Programs
Select: Make a file type always open in a specific program
Find the file association and select ie jpg.
Press change program top right
Select the program you want to open the file with ie for jpg select Windows Photo Viewer.
Each and every file on windows has a file association this identifies what the file is. When installing programs always check and unselect the file associations otherwise that program will take control.


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