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How to change '.py' file from 'PY File' to 'Python File' in Windows? [duplicate]

I want to implement drag and drop of files onto a Python3 script. I noticed that my Windows7 64bit does not recognize '.py' as 'Python File' but as 'PY File' (Windows is just capitalizing the file ...
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1answer
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How to set a default Application for an File Extention in Windows 7?

How to set a default Application for an File Extention (for example *.aaa , *.bbb , *.ccc ,...) in Windows 7
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2answers
67 views

right click on program > “%1” %* instead of run

I have windows 7 and downloaded a program (.exe possibly containing a virus), but didn't install it. Then I right clicked on the program > open with > notepad (always use this program not selected), ...
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2answers
40 views

How to get a text list of files names in a folder in windows

I have a folder that has different file formats, is there a way to get all the files names and their extensions at once instead of copying and pasting
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0answers
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Can't un-associate .css extension from Visual Stdio 2013

In - Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations under .css file , it has Microsoft Visual Stdio 2013 as Currect Defualt - I try to change its current default under the Change ...
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1answer
61 views

Add context menu items to specific file extensions

I think the title says all I want: I want to add context menu items for a specific file type like the yellow marked ones in the screenshot. Which registry changes do I have to make? In my case I want ...
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1answer
874 views

Windows 8.1 won't start a file extension using a .jar file, eventhough it's possible in windows 7

Here is a picture of the file i want to open, and the program i want to open it with. If i just click the jar file, it opens my program smoothly (I made that java progrma my self), no questions ...
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0answers
81 views

Double extensions and FLV thumbnails not appearing

I'm using Windows 7 and have recently used Icaros successfully to get all thumbnails to appear. I did a clean reinstall a few weeks ago and have since not been able to get .flv thumbnails to appear by ...
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2answers
209 views

How can I associate multiple context menu types for one file extension in the registry?

I want to add custom context menu options for certain file extensions (like .zip-files) for a program I'm developing. However on many (but not all) PCs my software is going to be installed on 7-Zip is ...
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1answer
471 views

How to make Internet Explorer not open extensions

So, I had been using Notepad++ to open many be files - say, .txt, or .log, for example. And that is how I like it. One day, though, internet explorer suddenly started opening them, which I most ...
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1answer
79 views

In the “open with” dialogue: quotation mark after an extension?

If you go to any "normal" file in windows, right-click on it, you get a menu item called "Open With..." The way it's supposed to work is, you're presented with a pop-up that offers you common ...
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1answer
173 views

Open .tdt files in Excel by default

I routinely use Excel for TDT and other formats. I've never had a problem getting Windows to open .tdt files in Excel by default; in Windows 7, it's right-click | Open with | Choose default ...
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2answers
639 views

Firefox saves the file without extension

When I download a file, Firefox removes the file extension. I mean, if I download "something.pdf", it saves the file as "something". I didn't have this problem before yesterday. Any help would be ...
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3answers
547 views

How to open a file without any extension in windows 7? [closed]

I recently downloaded a file but it just looks plain, i mean no icon like winzip or anything and in the 'Type' column it just shows 'file'. i have no clue how to open such kind of file.
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1answer
184 views

Default program not choosing on Windows 7

I have a file with a .kv6 extension. I used Slab6 (the correct and only program) to edit this file. Slab6 was set as the default program to open it upon double click, but today it stopped using that ...
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1answer
119 views

Windows explorer displays application path instead of file type

Windows explorer in Type columns sometime displays Type name like: "XXX File", sometime displays associated application name like "Adobe Acrobat Document", and for some application it displays full ...
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4answers
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How do I find out the file type without an extension? [duplicate]

After recovering my HDD, I ended up with a lot of files with no extension. Many of them are .bin files. Is there any way to find out what file format they actually are? Many of them have no ...
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2answers
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Change Icon of *.dll Back To Original

My idiotic little brother opened a *.dll file with notepad, now it's got that NotePad icon on it. It's a real mess because now I can never distinguish between *.dlls and text files. How do I change ...
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1answer
617 views

change the default program for a file extension [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Associate a File Type with a Specific Program I downloaded a program and it configures itself as default program for .mdf files and I see a ugly icon for mdf files in my ...
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2answers
821 views

Searching for Extensionless Files in Windows 7

I cannot for the life of me figure out a way to have Windows 7 Explorer search for files with no extension. In XP it was nice and simple: just search for files named *. but in 7, that does not work ...
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1answer
459 views

Make the extension .fw.png open in a different program to .png?

I want files ending in .fw.png to open in Adobe Fireworks but I want regular .png files to open in my standard image viewer program. Is this possible?
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2answers
3k views

Automatically hide files with certain extension in Windows

Is it possible for Windows to automatically hide files with a certain extension? Let's say some program generates a set of files (I cant alter the sources of the program), and I would like some of ...
3
votes
1answer
340 views

How do I rename a file or folder to .something in Windows 7?

When I try to rename a folder to .svn or a file to .myemacs, for example, a popup says: You must specify a file name. Do you have a workaround ?
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1answer
1k views

Is there a way to show only specific file extensions?

Call me crazy, but I'm sure I remember this capability existing in previous versions of Windows. In Windows 7, we can have file extensions Off... or On. Pick one. Is there some obscure switch ...
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4answers
833 views

Get Windows to treat files with the same extension differently

Multiple programs use the same file extension, but the formats are totally different and incompatible. For instance, I have .sch files on my computer that are in at least 5 different formats (TINA, ...
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1answer
388 views

New text files are created with uppercase extensions

Whenever I want to create a new text file using Windows 7 Explorer’s New ⇨ Text File context-menu entry, I get a file with an uppercase extension. For example instead of New Text Document.txt, I get ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Google Chrome has taken over all HTML handling…

It's really getting on my nerves, but Google Chrome has taken over all HTML handling. For example, when you open Spotify... it runs C:/Users//AppData/Local/Spotify/flashdetect.html, but now that page ...
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2answers
1k views

Remove association with blank file extension?

The launcher for Mass Effect 2 mistakenly associates itself with files with no extension. The game's patch apparently fixes this, but it's too large for me to download on this connection. How do I fix ...
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1answer
3k views

What are folder extension? How do I create my own extension?

I have heard about file extension but never heard about folder extension. I mean to say if I create a folder called test and then rename it to .test{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} it opens ...
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votes
1answer
946 views

How to remove file association and display the file extension in Windows 7

The default behavior when set file association for a file type, in explore the extension won't show in file name again. Is there any way to let the file extension show again? In Windows XP this can be ...
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2answers
699 views

How to change extensions?

In Windows 7, I want to change an .ai (Adobe Illustrator) file extension to a .pdf extension...How do I do this? I have tried renaming the file, but Win7 still thinks it is a .ai file...how do I ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Seach only no extention files on windows 7

How do i search files with no extension? For best effect i would like only <4kb and if i could search inside for the text thewordiwant I also have visual studios but i dont think writing ...
3
votes
4answers
8k views

Input Error: There is no script engine for file extension “.vbs”

I keep getting it in command prompt, any idea why and how I may resolve the issue? Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
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0answers
7k views

Always use the selected program, always greyed out [duplicate]

This one is driving me nuts, I'm trying to change the default program for sln files but for some reason the "always use the selected version" is always greyed out. How do I get that little grey box ...
39
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8answers
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How do you remove a default program association for file types in Windows 7?

I somehow have set the default file type association for a file type in Windows 7. It doesn't appear to be possible to delete it from the "Change the file type associated with a file extension" ...