*.REG files association

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  1. ashfame

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    whenever i click on any *.reg files, it opens in notepad.
    How can i chnage its association withthe registry so that value is added to the registry?
    thanks in advance/.
     
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    Goto: Tools -> Folder Options and in File Types tab look for REG extension.
    After selecting REG extension, click on Advanced button and select Merge in the Actions section. Then click on Set Default button.
     
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    No use, it is set to open in notepad with every action.
     
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    Change the Merge command string to:

    regedit.exe "%1"
     
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    yupss was about to say that, had the same problem and that did work :)
     
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    Thanks very much, that does it.
    And ur sig is kool Vis(HAL)(Gup)ta
     
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    thnx :)
    Good 2 know that ur problem has been solved!
     
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    well to add an entry, you could have also right clicked on the .reg file and then clicked on "Merge" ... :razz:
     
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