Windows 10 default apps

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Windows 10 default apps

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My desktop computer has Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit, OS build 18362.1016

A couple of weeks ago it reset all the default apps to the MS recommended apps - MS Edge, Groove Music etc, none of which are my preferred apps. So I reset everything to the way I like it. Next startup it's back to MS recommended apps. It's starting to annoy the hell out of me that I have to reset the defaults every time, so how do I make it do what I want it to?

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Re: Windows 10 default apps

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Re: Windows 10 default apps

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Lutin wrote: Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:56 pm This any help? How to force Windows 10 to set apps as default
It still changes back to the MS defaults when I reboot it though :(
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Re: Windows 10 default apps

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Druid wrote: Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:09 pm
Lutin wrote: Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:56 pm This any help? How to force Windows 10 to set apps as default
It still changes back to the MS defaults when I reboot it though :(
Now that is just plain weird - or typical of MS, depending on your point of view.

Have you tried a utility like CCleaner? It might find lost items in the registry that need chucking out.
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