wrong file association

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wrong file association

Post by Alan »

I've installed several media players. Previously I had "Media Player Classic" (MPC) as the default for AVI files. However, now I prefer to use VideoLan (VLC).

In Windows "My Computer" file window I've changed the association of AVI files to open with VLC, when I click on a file here it open in that. However, in Far if I select an AVI file and press ENTER, Media Player Classic still loads. I don't have any association in Far for AVI files. I thought that it would use the Windows default. Do I have to create a Far file association?


OK, I browsed the forum and found another post on this problem.

The solution is that Far uses the assocation stored in the registry at
Changing that made Far use VLC.