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Downloading & opening .zip files

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How does one specify which program opens a .zip file after it is downloaded?

Presently, the download functions properly, but when I click on the file, VLC media player opens; have no idea why; how can I specify 7-zip File Manager instead?

Thank you. Appreciate.

How does one specify which program opens a .zip file after it is downloaded? Presently, the download functions properly, but when I click on the file, VLC media player opens; have no idea why; how can I specify 7-zip File Manager instead? Thank you. Appreciate.

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Hi Hikermann, There are two methods described here:

How do I change file associations in Windows 7? https://fileinfo.com/help/windows_7_file_associations

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Hi Hikermann, There are two methods described here:

How do I change file associations in Windows 7? https://fileinfo.com/help/windows_7_file_associations

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RobertJ -

Amazing how simple something is when one asks someone who knows what's going on . . . !

Many thanks. Appreciated.

Nels

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