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Questions tagged [file-associations]

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How to associate .log files with LTFViewer on Windows 2008?

Large Text File Viewer is fast for opening megabyte and gigabyte large log files. However on Windows Server 2008 (SBS) the File Explorer fails to open .log files with this application. LTF viewer ...
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Task Scheduler starting OpenWith.exe in the background instead of default associated application

I have a custom type .acust which is associated with a homemade application. Scheduling works fine as long as it is "Run only when user is logged on" but doesn't work as a service "Run whether user is ...
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File associations will not stick when setting up a mandatory profile on Windows 2008

I currently have 3 users using a mandatory profile on my Windows 2008 remote desktop server. I have managed to get everything to play nice by changing registry permissions, setting up permissions on ...
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Change file associations for all users

I have to configure a bunch of computers with Windows XP and im trying to create a script with Autoit so make my work easier. The issue is the following: I want to make certain extensions to open ...
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Terminal Server not respecting one association in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

I am running the Terminal Services role on Windows Server 2003. Yesterday, all users started experiencing a problem where double-clicking a PDF file opens it with the NTFS short name (8.3 format), so ...
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Associate .ps1 to powershell.exe through domain GPO on 2008r2

I need to associate .ps1 with powershell.exe instead of Notepad via GPO from a 2008r2 DC. I've seen one question mention CSE under Computer Configuration\Preferences\Control Panel Settings\Folder ...
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How to view the tail of a log file in Windows?

What's an efficient way to view the last N lines of a large log file in Windows XP? Would it be possible to then associate this method with .log files when double-clicked in Explorer?
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Changing program associations

We currently have two versions of an application (CS3 and CS4) on our XP build. It defaults to the wrong version (CS4) when opening documents. What registry changes do we need to make to change the ...
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How do I destroy or reset a file association in Windows Vista?

I inadvertantly got .py files stuck to opening my editor instead of running.