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How to change the application a file opens with on windows xp home edition

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I'm struggling, someone in our guesthouse changed some of the settings on my pc, every file i try to open, opens with windows media player, iv'e tried to change this, but nothing works.
Please help me!

Thanx
Louis Le Roux
Caledon
Western Cape
south-Africa

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If you right-click on the file you open with, select open with from the optins you get. you might have to browse for the program you want to use if it doesnt show up in the list. you have the option there to tick a box to always use this program just in case its for a word file etc.

hope it helps

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