Open .php file on Vista pc?

  grumpy-git 20:25 11 Mar 2008

This seemed so simple with XP, I always used something like notepad or wordpad, but with Vista it wants to default to Microsoft Office, which I'm not wanting to use as it will cost me!

Right-clicking on the file gives me the "open" option but not the "open with" choice.

Tried setting it in default programs but .php isn't listed. I'm confused!


  anskyber 20:38 11 Mar 2008

.php extensions are listed in my options. Did you go in via default programs from the start menu then associate a file type etc?

  grumpy-git 20:47 11 Mar 2008

Yes, it jumps from .pgm to .pic

There doesn't seem any way to add another file type.


  anskyber 21:38 11 Mar 2008

How about this? click here

  grumpy-git 23:33 11 Mar 2008

Thanks, tried that but only got half way there.

I added the new file type as instructed in that link, but when I go to the default page to set association, there is no mention of php.

Seems it is only set up for indexing & nothing else?


  skidzy 20:33 12 Mar 2008

Grumpy,this should help out click here

  grumpy-git 23:19 12 Mar 2008

skidzy - well done!

You've solved it for me. How strange that it isn't a preset or option in Vista.

Thanks, g-g

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