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File Associations

maybe someone knows of an easy way to set windows to use foobar for the files it supports?

if not, maybe someone can make a installer that does this or something?

File Associations

Reply #1
Save this into foobar.reg and double-click on it:

You'll have to change the path (on both places)  where you have foobar2000.exe located

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REGEDIT4

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\foobar2000file]
@="Foobar2000 Media File"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\foobar2000file\DefaultIcon]
@="C:\Program files\Foobar2000\foobar2000.exe,0"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\foobar2000file\shell]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\foobar2000file\shell\open]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\foobar2000file\shell\open\command]
@="\"C:\Program files\Foobar2000\foobar2000.exe\" \"%1\""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u8]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpc]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ogg]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.flac]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ape]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.spc]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mod]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.s3m]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xm]
@="foobar2000file"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.it]
@="foobar2000file"

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Reply #2
This solution doesn't work in XP (puts playback to WMP).

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Reply #3
Go into WMPs preferences and make sure you unselect the above file formats for associations.  It is probably seeing the changes and taking them back.  I hate when programs preserve file associations without asking.

 
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