In Windows Vista, file associations may be set at the specific file level via the Open With function or globally by using the Default Programs function in the Control Panel. Setting the association at the file level is quicker; however, setting it via the Control Panel option is a permanent solution that will apply to all files of the specified type or extension.Know More
File associations tell Windows Vista what program to use to open each file type or extension and let users work more efficiently.
Setting File Associations by Individual File
Right click on the icon of the saved file in question. Choose the Open With option and then Choose Default Program. A list of possible installed programs appears and you can choose the correct one by clicking on the name.
Setting File Associations by File Type
Open the Control Panel, and click on the Default Programs icon. This produces two options: 1. Set your default programs or 2. Associate a file type or protocol with a program. Either option will allow you to change file associations by choosing from a list of installed programs.
The Default Programs icon also allows the user to change the Autoplay program for CDs and DVDs and change program access settings.Learn more about Computer Programming
Restoring Windows Vista back to factory settings allows you to remove personal data from the computer that you would rather not have there. This is especially important if you want to give away or sell your computer.Full Answer >
The right button on the mouse is the only button needed to create a new folder in Windows Vista. Creating a new folder provides a location in which the user can save files of a similar type or topic.Full Answer >
An ICA file is short for Independent Computing Architecture file and is an extension for files used by the application services under the Citrix brand. ICA files store configuration information that stores data linking servers and clients and allowing remote access of files on a remote server.Full Answer >
An EPS file, also known as an encapsulated postscript file, is a graphic file extension that indicates the file is a bitmap image or text file. EPS files are often transferable from one file to the next on Mac, Windows and Intel operating systems as of 2014.Full Answer >