JSI Tip 5198. How do I change which program is used to open a Windows 2000 file?

In tip 0108, I described how to alter the Open association from a CMD line by using the Assoc and Ftype commands.

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 320033 contains the following summary:

This article describes how to change which program is used to open a file in Windows 2000. For example, you can specify that files with a certain extension open automatically in a specific program. You can also modify an existing file type to change its association with a program.



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