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New Context Menu - Add PHP Extension

How to Add .php to the New Context Menu Item in Windows 7
Published by Fuzzi0n
29 Oct 2009
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How to Add .php to the New Context Menu Item in Windows 7

information   Information
This will show you how to add the .php extension to to the New Context Menu Item in Windows 7.
Note   Note
This has only been tested with .php and .php3. Also there is a download for the .reg files at the bottom!


This was founded by kegobeer, all credits go to him. I'm just making the tutorial.
warning   Warning
Messing with the Windows Registry can make your computer no longer work! You should create a restore point before doing this in case you need to undo it by doing a System Restore.




Step 1
Run Windows Registry Editor, Click Start > Run and type in regedit, click Yes to the prompt.


Step 2
Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT and expand it. Right click and create a new key, call it phpfile.
Name:  1.png
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Step 3
Change the default value to PHP File.

Name:  2.png
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Size:  2.7 KB


Step 4
Create a new Expandable String Value, and call it FriendlyTypeName


Step 5
Give it a value of @="PHP File"
Name:  3.png
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Size:  3.5 KB
Step 6
Navigate up to .php, and change the default value to phpfile.
Name:  4.png
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Size:  2.4 KB



Step 7
Create a new key for .php called ShellNew


Step 8
Then in the right pane, create a new string value called NullFile
Name:  5.png
Views: 988
Size:  6.2 KB


Thats it and your done, logout and back in to see the changes!


Download!
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Note   Note
Includes Step 1.reg and Step 2.reg.
Tip   Tip
Run Step 1 First then Step 2.






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