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Show “Open With” program checkbox.

This setting permits you to control the appearance of the checkbox to save "Open With" program is available, when an unknown file type is opened.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
Windows recognizes the file extensions and it opens them up with the proper application. If it fails to recognize, then only it asks for window “Open With”, which has possible applications through which the file can be opened.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, create an expandable string value name “Default”, if this value does not exist. Now, right-click and modify the value data box with “rundll32.exe shell32.dll,OpenAs_RunDLL %1” to enable the setting and “rundll32.exe shell32.dll,OpenAs_RunDLL %1 %2” to disable it.

Click “OK” and close the registry editor.

Return to the desktop and press F5 for the change to take effect.

Show Open With program checkbox.reg

The ".reg" file can show Open With program checkbox.

Dont show Open With program checkbox (default).reg

The ".reg" file can hide Open With program checkbox.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The check-box that associates a file with the selected program in the "Open With" dialog box is enabled after the changes have been made in the registry.

The check-box that associates a file with the selected program in the "Open With"dialog box is disabled.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Unknown\shell\openas\command\] keu, right-click on the "Default" Expandable String value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the "rundll32.exe shell32.dll,OpenAs_RunDLL %1" value in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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