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Windows file associations fix


On Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 10:02 AM David Raymond <David.Raymond at tomtom.com> wrote:

> Currently: Windows 7. Attempting to run a .py file opens up the "Open with" dialog with a bunch of other programs listed. Clicking browse to manually select the new python.exe doesn't add it to the list and won't let me do the association.
>
> Do have administrator permissions, did do the install "for all users", did include the py launcher, have tried repairing, reinstalling and rebooting.
>
> Did look at the "Python on Windows FAQ" (https://docs.python.org/3/faq/windows.html#how-do-i-make-python-scripts-executable) which confirms the installer should set it up to work the way I'm looking for and had it previously.
>
> The rest of the installation is fine, the only issue is the file associations.

I do not know if this is relevant or not for Windows 7, but during the
past week my phone's Google news feed had an article about a recent
Windows *10* update breaking file associations.  Might a recent
Windows *7* update have done the same?

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