IE9: Manage Add Ons, and Programs?

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by Don Green, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. Don Green

    Don Green Guest

    I just switched to IE9 and I like it.

    I notice that when I open certain files, (MP3, WAV), my computer now
    uses Quicktime rather than Windows Media Player. I tried disabling
    Quicktime, but when I do, the files won't open at all.

    These are files, (MP3 and WAV), that I used to always open (and would
    like to continue to open!) with Windows Media Player. I can't seem to
    find how to make IE use Windows Media Player.

    Any helpful ideas?
    Don Green, Mar 26, 2011
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  2. Don Green

    VanguardLH Guest

    Don't know what version of Windows you have since you didn't mention it.

    In Windows Media Player, Tools -> Options menu, File Types tab, you
    select what filetypes you want associated with WMP as their handler.
    VanguardLH, Mar 26, 2011
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  3. Don Green

    Don Green Guest

    I'm using Win7, and Windows Media Player v12.
    There is no File Types Tab.
    Don Green, Mar 26, 2011
  4. Don Green

    VanguardLH Guest

    This is not an IE issue (any version). It's an issue with WMP and/or
    the OS (actually it's just an OS issue in setting the media handlers
    specified in the registry). The Windows 7 newsgroup and forum are
    thatta way --->

    Windows 7 newsgroup:

    Microsoft's web-based private forums for Windows 7:

    Using Google to find an answer:"windows+media+player"+12+filetypes+association

    First hit was:
    VanguardLH, Mar 26, 2011
  5. Don Green

    rojasc Guest

    Don Green wrote on 03/26/2011 07:03 ET
    Click the Start Button and select "Default Programs" from the menu
    Select "Windows Media Player" then click "Set this program a
    rojasc, Aug 3, 2011
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