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  • Make your favorite utility the default app in Win10

    Posted on January 13th, 2020 at 01:00 Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge


    By Deanna McElveen

    We love the many freeware utilities we’ve installed over the years — but Microsoft sure doesn’t.

    Take our photo editors, for example. When we click on an image, Windows 10 opens its Photos app — a slow-opening beast with relatively few options. When I want to work on a photo, I want my favorite freeware app to open — automatically!

    In this week’s column, we’re going to fix the problem of unwanted default apps, using my photo viewer/editor as an example.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 17.2.0 (2020-01-13).