[Wine] Re: Wine Opens Everything by Default

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Fri Aug 5 23:17:26 CDT 2011

Entanglement wrote:
> Recently after downloading Wine and trying to open files, Wine has been opening everything by default.
> For example, when I used to open Pictures it used to use one of Linux's image viewers like Gwenview. However, after downloading Wine it's been using Wine, then opens up Internet Explorer, and then opens up the picture.
> The same goes for text files. When I try to open a text file, instead of using KWord, it uses a program from Windows in Wine.

You need to change the default file associations back to what they used to be. To prevent Wine from changing them in the future, disable winemenubuilder. http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-c847a3ded88bac0e61aae0037fa7dbd4c7ae042a

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