Add Open with Notepad to the Right click Menu on Windows PC

If you use Notepad very often then you want to open notepad quickly. Some files you can choose the Open With > Notepad but not all files and particularly not for files with no extension. My solution is to add a link on the right click menu “Open with Notepad” to all file types including files with no extensions.

The default method of opening unknown files forces you to go through a list of known applications and is a headache. That’s why I like to have “Open with Notepad” in the right click menu, so that I can quickly open up files without having to go through a lot of trouble. Keep in mind this registry script is nothing new.

Download “Open with Notepad” registry script

Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. I cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

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I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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