Wanderer82

Change standard programs with AutoIt - Control Panel macros don't work

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Hi

I'm very new to AuoIt. I have Windows 10 and would like to automatically change the standard program for http(s)/html (Internet) to Internet Explorer from Edge. Unfortunately neither manually I manage to get AutoIt do the clicks in the control panel nor creating a macro using AutoIt Recorder. Is this a normal behavior that you can't use AutoIt for macros in the control panel at all or should it be possible? Maybe someone has an idea what might be my mistake.

Thanks a lot for your help,
Thomas

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Hm, I'll try the solution with the group policies. But actually I got to AutoIt because Windows 10 (unlike the versions before) uses a hash in the registry to prevent automatisms from changing standard programs. So I tried the AutoIt way but couldn't get it to work. I was already searching Google for solutions but in all discussions they don't have one in the end, so I would be surprised if the group policy solution worked.

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