My dll files opens with notepad!!

March 7, 2011 at 08:38:48
Specs: Windows XP, Cpu?
I acidentally changed the program to notepad, how do i get it back?

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#1
March 7, 2011 at 19:58:51
Computer still works, right ??? Then forget the screwup.
DLL = Dynamic Link Library bundle of coded subroutines that can be shared with different programs on the system.

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#2
March 7, 2011 at 21:46:35
In XP.

Go to Control Panel - Classic view - Folder Options.

Click on the File types tab.

Click on the New button

Click on the Advanced button.

Change Associated file type to the default for .dll -
Application Extension

Type in .DLL

click on OK

Click on Close

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The default file association for a .dll file in Vista is Unknown application.

A Utility to Unassociate File Types in Windows 7 and Vista
http://www.winhelponline.com/articl...

Use Remove file association for .dll

That will set it back to Unknown application.
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In Vista and Windows 7, it's easy to change the program that opens a file type by default from one program to another, but a puzzle to figure out how to change it back to the operating system's default in some circumstances.
That was easy in XP, back to Win 95.

In Vista and Windows 7, to change the program that opens a file type by default from one program to another....

Help and Support
Search for: file association
Click on: Change which program Windows uses by default


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