Add these value to the Registry c:\> reg add “HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Shell\AttachmentExecute\{DFC}” /f /v. Windows Registry Editor Version \Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\ AttachmentExecute\{DFC}]. “Word. If you aren’t into editing the registry yourself, this registry file will add or \ AttachmentExecute\{DFC}.

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How do I tell IE9 to always open a certain filetype without asking me – Microsoft Community

My suggestion is to use Chrome. This is what works, first time, every time. What I’ve found is you have to either untick the option ‘Always ask before opening this type of file’, or delete a registry key in.

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Windows: Internet Explorer set open as default action for a file extension

You, sir win the prize! Please type your message and try again. Whenever I click on a link to a file in IE9, a prompt appears at the bottom of the screen that says “Do you want to open or save filename from website?


Alexrok Created on March 15, I was confused a bit by the steps to be taken while editing the registry. Thank you for bringing a long journey of non-discovery and frustration to an end.

I was able to get the correct regjstry as follows:. Monday, September 29, 3: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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Could someone clarify this for me? Delete File Copy download link go to download webpage Open containing folder Report that this file is unsafe Regsitry security checks on this file. Tuesday, September 30, 8: Unfortunately the tick returns on most automatic updates, which I consider quite nasty. Proposed as answer by Fahadking07 Wednesday, October 1, 2: I have performed these regiatry and a few others from various articles, and none seem to have added the “Always ask before opening this type of file” option from the View Downloads menu.

Go to original post. Thanks Justin, I was beating my head against the wall trying to find the setting for this — this saved me a ton of time! In previous versions of IE there was an option to “always do X”, rather than having to click “open” every single time. The path in the Windows registry where Internet Explorer saves this information is: I would like to delete it. How to i disable this Windows Security. Advertisment to support michlstechblog.


Right-click on the file In the options presented, make sure to un-check the option labeled: Add this to a reg. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.

In reply to PhilDavich’s post on October 18, I appreciate your sleuthing, and your sharing both the steps and your source. Hi, I’m trying to troubleshoot an issue with Internet Explorer and they way it handles opening file from the Internet.

Restore (or Hide) the Open Save Dialog

There is no longer an option to uncheck for Always ask before opening this type of file. Please enter a title. I needed to be able to open.

It lets me program and invoke the method for a large number of file extensions, just using a simple batch file.