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Open With Firefox appears twice

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by amallen, Aug 3, 2009.

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  1. amallen

    amallen Thread Starter

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    When I right-click on .htm and .html files, Firefox appears twice under "Open With" in the context menu. I have followed the directions here to remove unwanted Open With entries: http://windowsxp.mvps.org/OpenWith.htm. (Several other URLs say the same thing.) But I still only see Firefox listed once in the registry; I can't find a way to delete the extra Open With entry. Anybody know how to do it? I am running WinXP Pro SP3.
     
  2. throoper

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    Start>Run>regedit>OK.
    Find the key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\firefox.exe.
    Right click the key firefox.exe in the left pane and click New>String value.
    Type NoOpenWith and click OK.
    Exit Registry Editor and Reboot.
    The duplicate entry should be gone.
     
  3. amallen

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    Success!

    Man, I searched a ton of threads and even posted a thread on the mozillaZine Forums without success. Thanks much!
     
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