associate a file type or protocol with a program

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    oliverpsmile

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    While fiddling with the Default Programs, I changed the default program for executing batch files (*.BAT) to be NOTEPAD.EXE. Stupid, I know, I was just playing with it. The problem is I cannot figure out how to restore the default. Currently, if I click on a batch file, it opens in the Notepad, instead of executing :crazy: So, I have to go to a CMD prompt, in order to execute batch files... Any ideas?
     
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    Jason

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    can't you go back to the default programs screen and change it back to ms-dos?
     
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    MS-DOS is a SYS file, not executable.

    CMD.EXE is the DOS command processor and I did change it to use CMD.EXE to open the batch file, but it does nothing-it just opens a DOS window

    Prior to changing it, it was showing UNKNOWN APPLICAITON as current default...
     
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