Managing File Associations

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Last Updated: 02 Jun 2001
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Besides the Windows Explorer GUI, there are a number of
different ways to manage file associations for various
data files from the command-line.

The following programs will allow you to view/alter the
file associations for any given extention:


UTILITIES

• ASSOC .................. Native Utility
• FTYPE .................. Native Utility

• ASSOCIATE .............. Resource Kit

• WAssociate ............. http://www.xs4all.nl/~wstudios/Associate/


WHITEPAPERS & TECH DOCUMENTS

• http://support.microsoft.com/?KBID=257592http://support.microsoft.com/?KBID=166320http://support.microsoft.com/?KBID=265326http://support.microsoft.com/?KBID=262808http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/psdk/shellcc/shell/Shell_basics/FileAssoc.htmhttp://support.microsoft.com/?KBID=163017http://support.microsoft.com/?KBID=85387


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ADDITIONAL SEARCH OPTIONS (MS KB)

• http://msdn.microsoft.com/http://www.microsoft.com/technet/http://www.microsoft.com/

  EXACT PHRASE ........... "File Association"
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PERSONAL NOTES

• File Association problems usually stem from botched
  software installations.


RELATED TOPICS (ALSO IN THIS ARCHIVE)

• http://KB.UltraTech-llc.com/?File=FileExt.TXThttp://KB.UltraTech-llc.com/?File=TweakUI.TXThttp://KB.UltraTech-llc.com/?File=ResKit.TXT

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