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  • Quick Tip: How to overcome a stuck Default apps list

    Posted on March 11th, 2019 at 03:33 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Win10’s Default apps list associates certain file types with programs designed to open that particular kind of file. Usually it’s pretty easy — tell the Default apps list to use Firefox as your default browser and it’ll take over the tasks usually relegated to Edge.

    Sometimes the Default apps list gets stubborn. Try as you might, changing apps in the list doesn’t “take.”

    Editor in chief TB Capen found a quick, reliable way to knock Win10 upside the head.

    Details in this week’s AskWoody Plus Newsletter 16.9.0, out this morning to AskWoody Plus Members.