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Windows 7: WordPad in right click

17 Feb 2010   #11
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Panais,

These are not error messages indicating that it has not worked. They are approval messages for you to allow the REG file to be merged instead. Once you click OK on that last one, do as Prisoner posted above to see of you have Rich Text Document in the NEW context menu now.

If you still do not, then do you have Office Word installed? If so, then this will not work since Office Word takes over as the default program for RTF files (rich text documents).
No is not working,no rich text document on the right click NEW context menu.
No i dont have Office Word installed.


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17 Feb 2010   #12
ShopBunny

win7 x64
 
 

  1. Use the Start menuís Run option to launch Regedit.
  2. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*. (This should be the very first subtree.)
  3. A key called "shellex" should already be here. Add a new key called "Shell" at the same tree level as "shellex."
  4. Under the "Shell" key, create another key called "WordPad."
  5. Create another key under the "WordPad" key called "Command."
  6. You'll see a string value named Default when you highlight the "Command" key. Double-click Default and enter "C:\Program Files\Accessories\WORDPAD.EXE %1". (Note: Donít enter the quotes, and make sure to use the appropriate path to the file wordpad.exe.) Click OK.
  7. Exit Regedit and test it out.

NOTE :

The full path to the correct Registry key is:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\Shell\Wordpad\Command
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06 Mar 2010   #13
iseeuu

 
 

Hello panais;

I guess none of the suggestions above were what you wanted? Well ... would it work if you could open all new Text documents with WordPad instead of NotePad?

If you don't mind, could post a screen shot of your Context Menu:

WordPad in right click-context_menu_01.png

Thanks


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06 Mar 2010   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Panais,

I don't know if you ever got this resolved yet either, but you might also try the RTF download in the tutorial below to restore all of it's default associations to see if you may have Rich Text Document in the NEW context menu afterwards.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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07 Mar 2010   #15
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iseeuu View Post
Hello panais;

I guess none of the suggestions above were what you wanted? Well ... would it work if you could open all new Text documents with WordPad instead of NotePad?

If you don't mind, could post a screen shot of your Context Menu:

Attachment 59022

Thanks
iseeuu,i will like to know if is possible to have all,notepad,office word and wordpad in right click menu/new.

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07 Mar 2010   #16
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Panais,

I don't know if you ever got this resolved yet either, but you might also try the RTF download in the tutorial below to restore all of it's default associations to see if you may have Rich Text Document in the NEW context menu afterwards.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
Brink,success! this worked fine,just one click solved an important problem for me.
Thanks!
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07 Mar 2010   #17
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

And now i want to REMOVE some things from the right click.
I want to remove....

Microsoft power point presentation
Microsoft office excell worksheet
Windows live call
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and
Eraser task document
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And YES notepad,wordpad and office word can be together in right click new menu.
I know because i have them right now.
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Btw
Bring i tried for few weeks now to give you some rep but i always get this message....
(I gave/spread some rep on some other users)and i will like to show my appreciation for help me so many times,but i cannot!!
Why?


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07 Mar 2010   #18
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Panais. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted for the RTF New context menu item.

The other question should be posted in a new thread though to get the most help with it.
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