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Hide file extensions for known file types


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IO-error

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Hello all

Does anybody know where in the registry the settings are stored for "Hide file extensions for known file types"
It can be manually configured, in explorer.

1. Open My Computer (or any folder window).
2. Choose Folder Options from the Tools menu.
3. Click on the View tab.
4. In Advanced settings untick the box beside Hide file extensions for known file types.
5. Click on Apply to all folders or Like current folder and OK to the message that appears.
6. Click on OK to close the Folder Options window.

But does anybody know where it's being saved?
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Hi IO-error!

The registry keys for changing whether or not file extensions for known file types are shown as well as other settings can be found at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced.

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Thanks a lot! I can now finally build my vbs script to automate it.
If anybody else wants it, pm me.

Edited by IO-error, 10 January 2007 - 04:25 AM.

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Thanks for removing your email address from your post IO-error. And you will get an email anyways, because when anyone sends you a PM on this site, you will receive an email stating such at the email address you used when you signed up. :whistling:

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