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Backing up my file configurations

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Old November 11th 09, 11:04 AM posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
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Default Backing up my file configurations

I had a few custom things set up so that I could open .DOC files in
Wordpad by default, or right click and choose "Open with OpenOffice".
I just decided to move my office suite from the installation of
Windows 95 under Virtual PC on my old Powermac 6500 to a Windows 98SE
computer so I could try to work with Access. That wiped out my custom
"Open with OpenOffice" while changing my settings to use the office
apps without asking me. Since Wordpad takes a second to load while
Office takes time and RAM, I would have preferred to have left things
alone. Is there any way to back up such custom things or prevent them
from being wiped out?

I have an XCOPY of everything on my hard drive from 6 months ago on a
Virtual PC 2007 hard drive image on another computer, is there any way
to export the file types from that backup and paste it into the real

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