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Windows 7: How do I edit "edit"?

21 Aug 2009   #11

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

You can do it in the registry. E.G to have notepad as the editor for .reg files:

Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\regfile\shell\edit\command

rt click and modify the Default, change it to the full path of your chosen editor and add "%1", like this:


There is also a free app. at sourceforge called Types :

Download Types from

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