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Par-files - difficulty setting default opening tool

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by MvanEs, Feb 15, 2007.

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  1. MvanEs

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    Hello everybody,

    To be honest I'm not sure weather this is program-specific or just has something to do with a glitch in Windows or the specific system. Here goes:

    When packing large files with WinRAR it is possible to add a Par or Par2 file for possible restoration of corrupted files. To open a Par-file I make use of a tool called QuickPar. This works fine. The problem occurs when I want to set the default opening application for this specific file type to QuickPar. When I browse to the .exe-file and hit Enter, it opens just fine but does not remember that I always want to open .par-files with QuickPar.

    I know it's just a minor detail, but it would be nice if it works :)
    The system is running Windows XP Pro with service pack 2.

    If additional information is required, please let me know.

    Thanks in advance!
     
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