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Windows 7: Text (.txt) files behaving like registry files

24 May 2013   #1
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 
Text (.txt) files behaving like registry files

When I double click a file with the .txt extension it asks if it wants to be added to the registry:




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24 May 2013   #2
Kaktussoft

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right click on document->open with->select default program. Select notepad there as default and press Ok.
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24 May 2013   #3
Kaktussoft

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Or: txt - Text document files. The default program is Notepad.
Source: Default File Type Associations - Restore
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24 May 2013   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

What txt. file are you referring to? All txt. files, some txt. files or just one txt. file. I would not add anything to the registry unless I new what it was and have a understanding what it did.
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26 May 2013   #5
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Or: txt - Text document files. The default program is Notepad.
Source: Default File Type Associations - Restore
This worked. Cheers
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