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Fri, Oct 19, 2018 5:47 PM

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Photoshop CC 2019: Cannot set default app for .psd files in Windows 10

After updating to CC 2019, Windows 10 will no longer allow me to set the default app to open .psd files as Photoshop. Yes, I've restarted, dumped preferences, all the usual stuff. This has been ongoing for 3 days now. Each time I double-click a .psd it asks me which program to open with, and will no longer open linked files into PS when choosing "edit original".

When I go to the "set default app by file type" option, all typical PS file associations list Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 as the default app, except for .psd file type. There is no default app set, and no matter how many times I try and set PS as the default app, it still shows as "choose default app". 

Furthermore, underneath the .psd file type it says "Adobe After Effects Photoshop" (screenshot attached).

Of all the file types I would expect to work without fail, it is a .psd!

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60 Points

2 years ago

The same problem here for my second user account on my laptop. I cannot set .psd files to adobe photoshop as default. :(

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100 Points

2 years ago

O mesmo comigo. Inacreditável esta Adobe, cada atualização consegue incorporar tantos bugs.

2 Messages

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100 Points

2 years ago

Same with me. Incredible Adobe, each update manages to incorporate so many bugs.

631 Messages

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9.6K Points

Incredible but also usual for Adobe for years, however never easy to deal with.

1 Message

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100 Points

2 years ago

If it helps, just confirmed with Adobe Tech Support that it is a known issue. They advised me to downgrade until fixed.

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114 Points

2 years ago

Same problem for me with a Surface Book 2 running 2019. Tried uninstalling AfterEffects and clearing the file associations for PSD in the registry and it makes no difference.