|Show or Hide "Open With" Program Checkbox (All Windows)|
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This setting allows you to control whether the checkbox to save the "Open With" program is available when an unknown file type is opened.
Open your registry and find the key below.
To disable the check box change the value of "(Default)" to "rundll32.exe shell32.dll,OpenAs_RunDLL %1 %2".
To enable the checkbox change the value to "rundll32.exe shell32.dll,OpenAs_RunDLL %1".
Return to the desktop and press F5 for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||rundll32.exe shell32.dll,OpenAs_RunDLL %1|
System Key: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Unknown\shell\openas\command]|
Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: July 19, 2002