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Solved: Revert from Windows 7 notepad to Windows XP notepad

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Robster805, Nov 21, 2011.

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  1. Robster805

    Robster805 Thread Starter

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    Hey guys,
    Windows 7 version of notepad comes with some annoying features when codeing.
    Is there anyway I can revert back to the XP version of notepad?
    Thanks
     
  2. Squashman

    Squashman Trusted Advisor

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    If you are running Windows 7 Pro or Ultimate you can install XP Mode. This would allow you to launch the XP version of Notepad as a Virtual App. Otherwise you could just try copying over the executable of Notepad from an install of XP to your Windows 7 computer.

    Why don't you actually use a text editor that has syntax highlighting for your coding. I have been using Notepad++ for many years now and have not turned back.
     
  3. Robster805

    Robster805 Thread Starter

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    Thanks for your help mate
     
  4. Squashman

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    When you mark your threads solved as a courtesy to everyone please explain what solved your problem.
     
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