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How to change the associated program of the file in Windows Vista?

Some files may not open properly if the associated program of the file is set to a different application

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1. Click Start
2. Select Control Panel
3. Select Classic View
4. Double-click Default Programs 
5. Click Associate a file type or protocol with a program

    
6. Locate the file type. To know the type of the file, Right-click on the file -> Select Properties
7. Select the file type
8. Click the Change Program Button

    
9. Select the Application

    
10. Click OK