Thursday, July 07, 2011

How to Remove File Association

How to Remove File Association

Windows operating system associates files having a certain extension with a particular program. For example, files with the extension .doc are associated with Microsoft Word. Double-click on a file having the association leads to opening this file with the specified program application. Methods of removing file associations are different in Windows XP and Vista.
Moderately Easy


  1. In Windows XP

    • 1
      Click the "Start" button in the lower left corner of the screen.
    • 2
      Click "My Computer" to open Windows Explorer.
    • 3
      Click the menu "Tools > Folder Options" and select the "File Types" tab.
    • 4
      Scroll down the file type list and find the desired file extension. Click on it to select.
    • 5
      Click the "Delete" button, then "Yes" to confirm.

    In Windows Vista

    • 1
      Click the "Start" button in the lower-left corner of the screen.
    • 2
      Type "cmd" and press "Enter" to open the command prompt window.
    • 3
      Type "assoc .ext= " and press "Enter." Note, "ext" stands for the file extension you wish to remove from the association list.
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