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Default Programs Editor makes it easy to fix file association settings in Windows, including context menu items, icons, and descriptions. Also: autoplay settings and default programs settings ...all without fiddling around in the registry.

To install Default Programs Editor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install defaultprogramseditor

To upgrade Default Programs Editor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade defaultprogramseditor


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  • FactorMystic




Release Notes

Version 2.7.2675.2253 (October 29, 2010)
Bugs Fixed:
- Fixed a minor DPI related layout bug.

Crashes Fixed:
- Fixed a crash after clicking the DDE 'Edit' button when adding a new context menu item.
- Viewing 'Open With' programs caused a crash when the item listed in the registry didn't exist on disk.
- Fixed a crash when starting the application for some users.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Default Programs Editor 2.7.2676 6 Friday, July 12, 2019 waiting for maintainer

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