Open No-Extension Files with Notepad by Default

Posted On 2008-09-01 by FortyPoundHead
Tags: Software Hack/Tweak Windows XP Vista Windows Server 2003
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There are files out there, on your hard drive, that don''t have extensions. This means there is no default application to open these files with. Being a geek, however, you want to see what''s inside.

Normally, you''d double click the file, and be presented with a dialog that asks what app should open the selected file. With the registry hack shown, you can bypass that step, and open any file without an extension with Notepad.


@="Open With Notepad"

@="notepad.exe %1"


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